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Building Constitutionalism in China

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Edited by: Stephanie Balme, Dowdle. Michael W.

ISBN13: 9780230600324
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £71.00

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This volume unpacks the relationship between constitutionalism and judicial power in China. It explores how court behavior intersects with - affects and is affected by - China's evolving notions of constitutionalism.

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Other Jurisdictions , China
Introduction: Exploring for Constitutionalism in 21st Century China
S.Balme& M.W.Dowdle PART I: CONSTITUTIONALISM AS ENVISIONING THE STATE 'Judicial Politics' as State-Building
Z.Suli Of Constitutions and Constitutionalism: Trying to Build a New Political Order in China, 1908-1949
X.Xiao-Planes Epistrophy: Chinese Constitutionalism and the 1950s
G.D.Tiffert Middle Income Blues: The East Asian Model and Implications for Constitutional Development in China
R.P.Peerenboom PART II: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 'POLITICAL JURISPRUDENCE' China's Constitutional Research and Teaching: A State of the Art
T.Zhiwei Western Constitutional Ideas and Constitutional Discourse in China, 1978-2005
Y.Xingzhong 'To Take the Law as the Public': The Diversification of Society and Legal Discourse in Contemporary China
J.Weidong PART III: TRANSMITTING CONSTITUTIONALISM: 'JUDICIAL POWER' AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM Administrative Law as a Mechanism for Political Control in Contemporary China
H.Xin Access to Justice and Constitutionalism in China
F.Hualing Ordinary Justice and Popular Constitutionalism in China
S.Balme Beyond 'Judicial Power': Courts and Constitutionalism in Modern China
M.W.Dowdle PART IV: TOWARDS A POPULAR CONSTITUTIONALISM Citizens Engage the Constitution: The Sun Zhigang Incident and Constitutional Review Proposals in the People's Republic of China
K.J.Hand Rights Activism in China: The Case of Lawyer Gao Zhisheng
E.Pils Epilogue: The Past as Preface: Constitutionalism in the Late Ming Virtual Constitutionalism in the Late Ming Dynasty