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Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century


ISBN13: 9781107687745
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2014)
Price: £22.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107043411



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Examining developments in the first decade of the twenty-first century, this authoritative collection of essays studies the evolving practice of constitutional law and constitutionalism in Asia. It provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse constitutional issues and developments in sixteen East, Southeast and South Asian countries.

It also discusses the types of constitutionalism that exist and the general trends in constitutional developments whilst offering comparative, historical and analytical perspectives on Asian constitutionalism. Written by leading scholars in the field, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars alike.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Other Jurisdictions , Asia
Contents:
1. The achievement of constitutionalism in Asia: moving beyond 'constitutions without constitutionalism' Albert H. Y. Chen
2. East Asian constitutionalism in comparative perspective Tom Ginsburg
3. Major constitutional developments in Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century Shojiro Sakaguchi
4. Upgrading constitutionalism: the ups and downs of constitutional developments in South Korea since 2000 Jongcheol Kim
5. Constitutional change in North Korea Dae-kyu Yoon
6. Chinese constitutional dynamics: a decennial review Wang Zhenmin and Tu Kai
7. A decade of changing constitutionalism in Taiwan: transitional and transnational perspectives Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang
8. Hong Kong's constitutional journey: 1997-2011 Johannes Chan
9. Constitutional developments in Vietnam in the first decade of the twenty-first century Bui Ngoc Son
10. Constitutionalism in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand: developments in the first decade of the twenty-first century Kevin Y. L. Tan
11. Constitutional developments in Malaysia in the first decade of the twenty-first century: a nation at the crossroads H. P. Lee
12. 'We are feeling our way forward, step by step': the continuing Singapore experiment in the construction of communitarian constitutionalism in the twenty-first century's first decade Thio Li-ann
13. Philippine constitutional law: Republican institutions and populist politics Raul C. Pangalangan
14. Promoting democracy and finding the right direction: a review of major constitutional developments in Indonesia Nadirsyah Hosen
15. The Indian constitution in the twenty-first century: the continuing quest for empowerment, good governance and sustainability Surya Deva
16. The old order is dying, the new order is not yet born: politics of constitution demolishing and constitution building in Nepal Yash Ghai
17. The impact of internationalisation on national constitutions Cheryl Saunders.