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  1. Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Towards Institution Building

    Edited by Hitoshi Nasu, Ben Saul

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Asia-Pacific is known for having the least developed regional mechanisms for protecting human rights. This edited collection makes a timely and distinctive contribution to contemporary debates about building institutions for human rights protection in the Asia-Pacific region, in the wake of...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India

    Boundaries and Breaches

    By Sudhanshu Ranjan

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge India

  3. The Development of the Chinese Legal System

    Change and Challenges

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    In recent years the Chinese legal system has undergone many reforms and this book brings the literature up to date, offering a contemporary account of the law and administration in China. This book is the result of collective efforts in analysing the political, economic and social factors which...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

    By Catherine Burns

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Resolving Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region

    International Arbitration and Mediation in East Asia and the West

    By Shahla F. Ali

    How diverse cultures approach conflict in the context of the integration of global markets is a new arena for research and practice. To date, most of the research on international arbitration has focused exclusively on Western models of arbitration as practiced in Europe and North America. While...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Public Interest Litigation in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Religious Freedom in India

    Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion

    By Goldie Osuri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Drawing on the critical and theoretical concepts of sovereignty, biopolitics, and necropolitics, this book examines how a normative liberal and secular understanding of India’s religious identity is translatable by Hindu nationalists into discrimination and violence against minoritized religious...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. State, Society and the Market in Contemporary Vietnam

    Property, Power and Values

    Edited by Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Mark Sidel

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Lively debates around property, access to resources, legal rights, and the protection of livelihoods have unfolded in Vietnam since the economic reforms of 1986. Known as Doi Moi (changing to the new), these have gradually transformed the country from a socialist state to a society in which a...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Defending Rights in Contemporary China

    By Jonathan Benney

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    The growth of rights defence movements in China reflects the increasing capacity of Chinese citizens to shape their own civic discourse in order to achieve diverse goals. Rights defence campaigns have taken novel forms which are unprecedented in China, including the use of the Internet by rights...

    Published June 25th 2012 by Routledge