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China (People's Republic, 1949 )

  • Energy, Trade and Finance in Asiaby Tai Wei Lim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This study offers a vital reappraisal of the trade relationship between north-east Asia and the Gulf. Writing from a non-western standpoint, Dargin and Lim make a compelling case for how these regions became economically integrated in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis. more...

  • International Engagement in China?s Human Rightsby Titus Chen; Dingding Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Since the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 there has been increasing international pressure on China to improve its approach to human rights, whilst at the same time the Chinese government has itself realised that it needs to improve its approach, and has indeed done much to implement improvements. This book explores systematically the international... more...

  • Divorced from Realityby Jane C. Murphy; Jana B. Singer

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 39.00

    Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ?adversary? system: two parties and their advocates stood before a judge who determined which party was at fault in a divorce and who would be awarded the rights... more...

  • Labor Law in Chinaby Zengyi Xie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 99.00

    ?The primary aim of this book is to help readers understand the development of the theory and practice of labor law in China, and to familiarize them with major advances and remaining challenges in this field. The author also puts forward suggestions on how to improve labor law in China on the basis of an analysis of key problems and comparative study.... more...

  • Dekonstitutionalisierungstendenzen im internationalen Investitionsschutzrechtby Anna Lotte Böttcher

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67

    Das internationale Investitionsschutzregime steht in jüngster Zeit vermehrt im Fokus der öffentlichen Kritik. Dabei werden verschiedene Defizite des bestehenden Regimes diskutiert und unterschiedliche Konsequenzen gefordert. Zum Teil wird von einem backlash gegen das Investitionsschutzregime gesprochen, zum Teil von notwendigen Mankos, die es mit... more...

  • The Exclusionary Rule of Evidenceby Asst Prof Kuo-hsing Hsieh; Professor Mark Findlay; Professor Ralph Henham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This groundbreaking monograph asserts the need for the establishment of an exclusionary rule of evidence in China as a means of protecting the people from police wrongdoing. The author skilfully explores the foundations and developments of the exclusionary rule in the UK and USA, assessing the rule from a comparative perspective and illuminating some... more...

  • International Investment Lawby Guiguo Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to globalization, FDI is presently made by and in both developed... more...

  • The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao Chinaby Dr Yuwen Li; Professor Fu Hualing

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. As the role of courts in society has increased so too has the amount of public complaints about the judiciary. At the same time, political control over the judiciary has retained its tight-grip.... more...

  • China?s Human Rights Lawyersby Eva Pils

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise them. The book also discusses how human rights lawyers... more...

  • International Maritime Conventions (Volume 2)by Francesco Berlingieri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 288.95

    For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author. It also examines important maritime conventions not... more...