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  • Support for Victims of Crime in Asiaby Wing-Cheong Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 74.95

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them recover from their ordeal, and involvement of victims in... more...

  • The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 Presentby Bin Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    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 system based on field research, i.e., court observations in both... more...

  • Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asiaby Curtis Milhaupt; Kon-Sik Kim; Hideki Kanda

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Over the past ten years, the corporate governance environment in East Asia has undergone a significant transformation. The Asian Financial crisis, together with Japan?s long economic malaise, undermined confidence in the corporate structures, governance practices, and regulatory oversight of firms in the region. Since that time, each of the countries... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Challenging the Rule(s) of Lawby Kalpana Kannabiran; Ranbir Singh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95

    This rare comprehensive critique of criminology in India brings together widely. respected activists, advocates, bureaucrats, scholars and practitioners who share. their concerns about the Indian criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary. lens and discuss the need to entrench human rights in Indian polity. It is a significant. step towards... 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...

  • 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...

  • Social Justice and Labour Jurisprudenceby Sharath Babu; Rashmi Shetty

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 99.00

    This comprehensive book traces the growth of labour jurisprudence in India and. provides a clear understanding of the content of these principal judgements. The Supreme Court of India has always had pro-socialist judges, the most prominent. of them being Justice V R Krishna Iyer. His contributions to labour jurisprudence. are legendary. This book analyses... more...