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  • Praxis-Leitfaden "Business in China"by Richard Hoffmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.72

    Für viele Unternehmen in der EU ist China heute der wichtigste Markt weltweit. Doch im chinesischen Geschäftsalltag stoßen auswärtige Investoren immer wieder auf Probleme, insbesondere bei Gründungsvorhaben oder im Dialog mit den Steuerbehörden. Dieser Leitfaden vermittelt das notwendige Grundwissen über die landestypischen Gepflogenheiten und nennt... more...

  • Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste: Selected Issuesby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00

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  • The Tradition and Modern Transition of Chinese Lawby Jinfan Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 227.54

    China has a legal history dating back more than three thousand years. This book assesses the different aspects of that tradition, and combines theory and practice in discussing the modern legal transition which the Chinese legal system is undergoing. more...

  • An Unruly Childby Bruce Kercher

    Allen & Unwin 1995; US$ 40.90

    Provocative history of Australian law since white settlement. more...

  • Religion and Personal Law in Secular Indiaby Gerald James Larson

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35

    Though a directive principle of the constitution, a uniform civil code of law has never been written or instituted in India. As a result, in matters of personal law -- the segment of law concerning marriage, dowry, divorce, parentage, legitimacy, wills, and inheritance -- individuals of different backgrounds... more...

  • Asian Discourses of Rule of Lawby Randall Peerenboom

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95

    Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to take root fully in the different cultural, economic and... more...

  • Law and Labour Market Regulation in East Asiaby Sean Cooney; Tim Lindsey; Richard Mitchell; Zhu Ying

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection examines the labour laws of seven industrializing East Asian societies - China, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and Vietnam - and discusses the variation in their impact across the whole region. Leading scholars from each country consider both laws pertaining to working conditions and industrial relations,... more...

  • Islamic Law, Epistemology and Modernityby Ashk Dahlen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established... more...

  • East Asian Lawby Lucie Cheng; Arthur Rosett; Margaret Woo

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This work explores the tension in East Asia between the trend towards a convergence of legal practices in the direction of a universal model and a reassertion of local cultural practices. The trend towards convergence arises in part from 'globalisation', from 'rule of law programs' promulgated by institutions such as the International Monetary Fund... more...

  • Legal Reform in Koreaby Tom Ginsburg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Law in Korea has historically been viewed as merely a tool of authoritarian rule, but since the transition to democracy in 1987 it has served a more important and visible role as a force for social change. With contributions from leading US and Korean scholars, Legal Reform in Korea explores this response to domestic and international pressures,... more...