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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 – Present

    Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System

    By Bin Liang

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Volume 15 (2009)

    Edited by B.S. Chimni, Miyoshi Masahiro, Javaid Rehman

    Series: Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Launched in 1991, The Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Freedom of Information Reform in China

    Information Flow Analysis

    By Weibing Xiao

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Freedom of Information (FOI) in China is often perceived as a recent and intriguing phenomenon. This book presents a more complex and detailed understanding of the evolution of FOI in China, using information flow analysis to explore the gradual development of government receptivity to FOI in an...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Routledge