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Central-Local Relations in Asian Constitutional Systems

Edited by: Andrew Harding, Mark Sidel

ISBN13: 9781849466400
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00



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This book examines territorial governance in Asia in the context of central-local relations. In an era of attempts to deal with issues such as decentralization, conflict involving ethnic and religious enclaves, and demands for regional autonomy, it is timely to examine central-local relations in a pan-Asian perspective, assessing the attempts in a range of different systems, federal and unitary, to re-order constitutional structures for territorial governance, including local government. The book looks at the constitutional systems for organizing central-local relations of this kind and attempts to draw conclusions from contemporary experiences.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Other Jurisdictions , Asia
Contents:
1. Analysing Central-local Relations in Asian Constitutional Systems: Decentralising Power in 21st-Century Asia Andrew Harding and Mark Sidel
2. Legalising Central-local Relations in China Zhang Qianfan
3. Evolving Central-local Relations in a Contested Constitutional Democracy: The Case of Taiwan Jiunn-rong Yeh
4. Central-local Relations and the Constitutional Discourse on Political Decentralisation in 21st-Century Vietnam Bui Ngoc Son
5. Central-local Relations in Indonesia: Reforming the Integralist State Simon Butt
6. Ethnic Rights and Constitutional Change: The Recognition of Ethnic Nationalities in Myanmar/Burma Melissa Crouch
7. The Role of the Central Government and Local Government in Times of Crisis: Japan ' s Experience After the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster Shigenori Matsui
8. Local Democracy in a Multi-layered Constitutional System: Malaysian Local Government Reconsidered Andrew Harding