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  • Grounds of Judgmentby Par Kristoffer Cassel

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99

    Perhaps more than anywhere else in the world, the nineteenth century encounter between East Asia and the Western world has been narrated as a legal encounter. Commercial treaties-negotiated by diplomats and focused on trade-framed the relationships among Tokugawa-Meiji Japan, Qing China, Choson Korea, and Western countries including Britain, France,... more...

  • Transnational Crime and Human Rightsby Susan Kneebone; Julie Debeljak

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Transnational Crime and Human Rights offers an evaluation of the responses to the transnational crime of human trafficking and governance of the issue through a case study of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The book... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Competition Policy in East Asiaby Erlinda Medalla

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Competition Policy in East Asia clarifies the key issues and provides a framework for understanding competition policy, looking in-depth at a number of regulated sectors for additional perspectives. Until two or three decades ago, competition and consumer protection policies were the preserve of the major developed economies like the United States,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Law and Development in East and South-East Asiaby Christoph Antons

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 195.00

    During the 1980s and 1990s Asian 'developmental states' attracted much attention in political science and economics literature, but the role of law in the economic development was neglected. It was only after the Asian crisis of 1997 that many analysts began to focus on a lack of regulation and transparency as a major factor triggering the crisis.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Legal Education in Asiaby Stacey Steele; Kathryn Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Legal education is undergoing rapid change throughout Asia. This book is a critique of the changing nature of legal education in major Asian jurisdictions as diverse as Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, the People?s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam. It provides cross-country comparative... more...