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Contents:
Current Issue
Volume 14: Issue 2 (2019)

Bentham Around the World

Palmer, Simon & Zhai Xiaobo
Introduction: Bentham in Comparative Perspective 1

Crimmins, James E.
Dissemination and Reception in the Early American Republic 8

Bozzo-Rey, Malik
Are Bentham’s ideas dangerous for French Society? 34

Ritschel, Gregor
Germans don’t strive for Happiness? Bentham’s Reception in German Political Thought 54

Michihiro Kaino
The Enduring Influence of Bentham’s Legal and Political Thought in Japan: From the Meiji Restoration (1868) to the Present 74

Ostroukh, Asya
Bentham and Bentham Studies in Russia 89

Zhai Xiaobo
Debating Benthamism in Modern China 109

Ferraro, Francesco
A Lonesome Sage and his Zeal for the Common Good: Bentham’s Reception in Italy 141

Moreso, J. J.
Spanish Emancipation: Bentham on Law and Politics in the Spanish World 161

Llewellyn, David
Bentham and Australia 174

Law and Happiness –
Part Two

Banakas, Stathis & Silverstro, Roberto
Introduction 187

D’Attoma, Sara
百年(不)好合! One Hundred Years of Marital (un)happiness!: An Analysis of Divorce Proceedings involving Domestic Violence and the Personal Protection Order System in China 188

Graziadei, Michele & Barbara Pasa
Happiness Once More 203

Articles

Finder, Susan
China’s Translucent Judicial Transparency 222

Fu Hualing
The Secrets About State Secrets: The Burden of Overclassification 249

Green, Alex & Hendry, Jennifer
Non-Positivist Legal Pluralism and Crises of Legitimacy in Settler-States 267

Legrand, Pierre
What Is That, To Read Foreign Law? 290

Samuel, Geoffrey
Can Social Science Theory Aid the Comparative Lawyer in Understanding Legal Knowledge? 311

Wang Jingyi & Wilson Chow
Individual Income Taxation Reform in China: What Is the Real Change? 331

XI Chao & Cao Ning
Greater Transparency, Better Regulation? Evidence from Securities Enforcement Actions 350

Reviews

Moscati, Maria- Frederica
Jurist in Context. A Memoir, William Twining (2019) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
364

Xu Ting
Comparative Property Law: Global Perspectives, eds. Michele Graziadei and Lionel Smith, Edward Elgar, 2017 369

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