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Chinese Law and Legal Theory

ISBN13: 9781840147353
ISBN: 1840147350
Published: July 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £225.00

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These articles represent a collective introduction to the law and legal theory of China. They were chosen to illustrate the best of English-language academic scholarship concerning law in China, whilst also including a range of works having theoretical significance.

A second Great Wall? - China's post-cultural revolution project of legal construction, William Alford; the inscrutable occidental? - implications of Roberto Unger's uses and abuses of the Chinese past, William Alford; power and politics in the Chinese court system - the enforcement of civil judgements, Donald Clarke; the anatomy of rural family revolution - state, law and the family in rural China, 1949-1966, part one, Neil Diamant; legal person in China - essence and limits, Fu Tingmei; the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, William Jones; sources of order in Chinese law, Perry Keller; socialist legal theory in Deng Ziaoping's China, Carlos Lo; citizens v. Mandarins - administrative litigation in China, Pei Minxin; ruling the country in accordance with law, reflections on the rule and the role of law in contemporary China, Randall P. Peerenboom; regulating labour relations in China - the challenge of adapting to the socialist market economy, Pitman Potter and Li Jianyong; legal and institutional uncertainties in the domestic contract law of the People's Republic of China, Daniel Rubenstein; the history of Shoushen, Kam Wong; legal pragmatism in the People's Republic of China, Yu Xingzhong.