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  • Administrative Law and Governance in Asiaby Tom Ginsburg; Albert H.Y. Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 51.95

    This book examines administrative law in Asia, exploring the profound changes in the legal regimes of many Asian states that have taken place in recent years. Political democratization in some countries, economic change more broadly and the forces of globalization have put pressure on the developmental state model, wherein bureaucrats governed in... more...

  • The Legacies of Lawby Jens Meierhenrich

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Focusing on South Africa from 1650?2000, Meierhenrich examines how law structures democracy in changing societies. more...

  • Courtroom Talk and Neocolonial Controlby Diana Eades

    De Gruyter Mouton 2008; US$ 196.00

    The book examines the social consequences of courtroom talk through detailed investigation of the cross-examination of three Australian Aboriginal boys in the case against six police officers charged with their abduction. Critical sociolinguistic analysis shows how courtroom talk, with its related assumptions about how language works, can serve to... more...

  • Interpreting Hong Kong's Basic Lawby Hualing Fu; Lison Harris; Simon Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book fills the gap in the understanding of approaches to constitutional law in the Mainland, and to allow comparison with the practices in Hong Kong and internationally. more...

  • Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asiaby Professor Meredith Jung-En Woo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    This book brings together scholars of political economy, law and sociology to interrogate the seemingly unproblematic notions - the rules of law, good corporate governance, and flexible labour market - that inform neoliberal policy prescriptions. It also discusses how these concepts have been translated and practiced in East Asia. more...

  • Divine Justiceby Paul R. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book considers the ways in which religious beliefs and practices have contributed to the formation of Chinese legal culture. It does so by describing two forms of overlap between religion and the law: the ideology of justice and the performance of judicial rituals. One of the most important conceptual underpinnings of the Chinese ideology... more...

  • Law and Identity in Mandate Palestineby Assaf Likhovski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    One of the major questions facing the world today is the role of law in shaping identity and in balancing tradition with modernity. In an arid corner of the Mediterranean region in the first decades of the twentieth century, Mandate Palestine was confronting these very issues. Assaf Likhovski examines the legal history of Palestine, showing how law... more...

  • Taxation in a Low-Income Economyby Channing Arndt; Finn Tarp

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international development assistance. Key issues covered include:... more...

  • Law for Foreign Business and Investment in Chinaby Vai Io Lo; Xiaowen Tian

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In trying to establish a presence in China, foreign investors have found it imperative to understand the regulatory environment of this potentially huge market. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the legal framework for doing business in China. It covers such topics as state structure; legislative amendments and enactments on direct foreign... more...

  • Exporting American Dreamsby Mary L. Dudziak

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 21.99

    Introduction. 1. Marshall and Mboya. 2. Tricky Constitution. 3. Writing Rights. 4. Discriminating Friends. 5. Anarchy is Anarchy. Epilogue. Appendix: Thurgood Marshall's Draft Bill of Rights for Kenya, 1960 more...