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              Books in the The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives series

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              Halfway to Freedom of Information: The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China

              Halfway to Freedom of Information: The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China (Hardback)

              By Chen, Yongxi

              • RRP: $247.00
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              A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating ...to Chinese citizensa (TM) ATI right. It reviews the labyrinth of Chinese laws that bear on government information disclosure, and examines the judicial treatment of the ATI right based on a survey of over 400 representative lawsuits. It especially investigates the extent to which the ATI right has been protected - by laws in book and laws in action - to enable the citizenry to monitor and check the government. A wide range of materials, including statutory and other normative documents, court decisions, news reports and statistics, is meticulously collected and examined. An assessment methodology, which combines empirical study, legal realist observation and doctrinal analysis, is designed to accommodate the characteristics of Chinaa (TM)s judicial system. This book not only contributes rich sources and fresh approaches to the research on freedom of information, but also sheds new light on the role of Chinese courts in affecting the outcomes of political reforms that respond to mounting social demands for government accountability.
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              ISBN 9781472462657
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives
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              China's Insolvency Law and Interregional Cooperation: Comparative Perspectives from China and the EU
               

              China's Insolvency Law and Interregional Cooperation: Comparative Perspectives from China and the EU (Hardback)

              By Gong, Xinyi

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              This book considers possible solutions to problems in China's inter-regional cross-border insolvency cooperation. These solutions are developed on the basis of two groups of comparative studies, including comparison among the cross-border insolvency systems of the four independen...t jurisdictions in China and comparison between EU Insolvency Regulation and the UNCITRAL Model Law. The author discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the two systems and presents original recommendations for the way forward. The book will be a valuable resource for academics and policy makers in insolvency law, Asian law and comparative law.
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              ISBN 9781138048584
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2017
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              Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

              Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements (Paperback)

              Edited by Jones, Brian Christopher

              • RRP: $86.99
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              Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, a...nd testing the limits of authority. This book breaks down these two movements and explores their complex legal and political significance. The collection brings together some of Asia's, and especially Taiwan and Hong Kong's, most prolific writers, many of whom are internationally recognised experts in their respective fields, to address the legal and political significance of both movements, including the complex questions they posed as regards democracy, rule of law, authority, and freedom of speech. Given that occupational type protests have become a prominent method for protesters to make their cases to both citizens and governments, exploring the legalities of these significant protests and establishing best practices will be important to future movements, wherever they may transpire. With this in mind, the book does not stop at implications for Taiwan and Hong Kong, but talks about its subject matter from a comparative, international perspective.
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              ISBN 9780367191863
              Released NZ 21 Mar 2019
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              The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China

              The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China (Hardback)

              By Qi, Ding

              • RRP: $282.00
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              This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People's Court of China, the world's largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic a...nd non-democratic legal settings, it captures the essence of the Court through its institutional design as well as functional practice. It argues that regardless of the deep-seated political and institutional constraints, the Court has demonstrated a highly pragmatic interest in fulfilling its primary functions and prudently expanding judicial power in the context of reform-era China. This notwithstanding, it also discusses how the Court's incompetence and reluctance to challenge the bureaucratism and politicization suggests that the call for an impartial and authoritative judicial power will continue to be jeopardized while the Court operates in the shadow of Party authority and lacks meaningful checks and balances. Drawing on the experience of the Court, this book reflects on some deep-rooted misunderstandings of legal development in China, providing a source of inspiration for reconceptualizing the internal logic of a distinct category of judicial power.
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              ISBN 9780367189501
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
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              Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europe

              Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europe (Hardback, New edition)

              Series edited by Li, Dr. Yuwen; Hualing, Professor Fu

              • RRP: $235.00
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              This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as in a number of selected European countries including both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies.

              ISBN 9781472436085
              Released NZ 7 Nov 2014
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              Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China
               

              Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China (Hardback, New edition)

              Edited by Nesossi, Elisa; Biddulph, Sarah; Sapio, Flora; Trevaskes, Susan; Series edited by Li, Dr. Yuwen

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              Investigates detention powers in today's China and offers an analysis of the debates surrounding attempts at reform. Focusing not only on law and regulation but also on key events that have precipitated calls for change, this book assess the complexities inherent into the process... of reform of institutions of detention in an authoritarian state.
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              ISBN 9781472479396
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2016
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              Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

              Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China (Paperback)

              Edited by Nesossi, Elisa; Biddulph, Sarah; Sapio, Flora; Trevaskes, Susan

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              The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today's China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reform...s in this area result from political opportunities - openings and tensions at the central institutional levels of political authority - and contingent social and political factors. The book examines legal and institutional reforms to institutions of detention and imprisonment that have occurred since the 1990s, with a particular focus on the 21st century. Its content follows three particular lines of enquiry concerning the issue of deprivation of liberty in contemporary China. The first deals with the academic and theoretical debates on the subject of imprisonment and detention. The related chapters explain the difficulties encountered in this area of research and understandings of the discourses of reform through labour in Western and Chinese scholarship. The second deals with the specific issues of criminal and administrative forms of deprivation of liberty, examining in particular the institutional and legislative dimensions, considering the relationship between reforms and criminal justice policy agendas. The third assesses the meaning of institutional reforms in the context of the changing state-society relationship in contemporary China.
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              ISBN 9781138606128
              Released NZ 16 May 2018
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              Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future

              Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future (Hardback)

              By Cullen, Richard

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has contin...ued to apply since 1997 when it became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) within the People's Republic of China (PRC). This book adopts a fresh approach in examining the evolution of Hong Kong's political-legal experience. It establishes that these prominent governance achievements were built on particular British constitutional foundations forged over many centuries. The work shows how the analysis of the British theorist Albert Dicey and, in particular, `Diceyan Constitutionalism' was fundamental, within the pivotal context of `Chinese Familism', in shaping the development of governance institutions and operational procedures within the new British Colony. It discusses how Hong Kong's system of Authoritarian Legality has come to pass. Exploring the essence of that system, the study probes how thoroughly it has been stress-tested, not least in 2019, and how well it may be placed to cope with tests yet to come. It also analyzes Hong Kong-Beijing relations and the long-term prospects for the HKSAR within the PRC based on a balanced contemporary assessment of China's exceptional One Party State.
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              ISBN 9781138320130
              Released NZ 17 Mar 2020
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              The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao China: Stumbling Towards Justice
               

              The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao China: Stumbling Towards Justice (Paperback)

              By Li, Dr. Yuwen

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              This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. As the role of courts in society has increased so too has the amount of public complaints about the judiciary. At the sam...e time, political control over the judiciary has retained its tight-grip. The shortcomings of the contemporary system, such as institutional deficiencies, shocking cases of injustice and cases of serious judicial corruption, are deemed quite appalling by an international audience. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, this study reflects upon the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make, towards the modernisation of its judicial system. Li offers a better understanding on how the judicial system has transformed and what challenges lay ahead for further enhancement. This book is unique in providing both the breadth of coverage and yet the substantive details of the most fundamental as well as controversial subjects concerning the operation of the courts in China.
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              ISBN 9781138637627
              Released NZ 9 Jan 2017
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              The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao China: Stumbling Towards Justice

              The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao China: Stumbling Towards Justice (Hardback, New edition)

              Series edited by Li, Dr. Yuwen; Hualing, Professor Fu

              • RRP: $247.00
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              This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, the study reflects upon... the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make.
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              ISBN 9781472436054
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2014
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