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Asian legal systems : law, society and pluralism in East Asia / edited by Poh-Ling Tan
Bib ID 108585
Format BookBook
Author
Tan, Poh-Ling
 
Description Sydney : Butterworths, 1997 
xiv, 425 p. : ill, maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0409310085 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction / Poh-Ling Tan. 1. East Asia. 2. Concepts and Approaches. 3. Scope and Methodology
  • Ch. 2. People's Republic of China / Alice Erh-Soon Tay. 1. Introduction - The Struggle for Law. 2. Imperial China. 3. The Nationalist Revolution: 1911. 4. Post-Nationalist Revolution Organisation: 1921-49. 5. The Communist Construction of a Legal System: 1949 to the Present. 6. Legal Institutions and the Law. 7. Law-making and Legislation as Criteria for the Rule of Law. 8. Legal Pluralism, Custom and Customary Law. 9. Conclusion and Prognosis. 10. From Colony to Special Administrative Region
  • Ch. 3. Japan / Masaji Chiba. 1. Introduction - Japan in the World and Asia. 2. Methodological Comments. 3. Historical Developments. 4. The Modern Legal System. 5. The Contemporary Legal System. 6. The Whole Working Structure of Japanese Law. 7. Conclusion
  • Ch. 4. Taiwan / Tay-sheng Wang. 1. Introduction - Socio-Economic Background. 2. Historical Development of Taiwan's Legal System.
  • 3. The Constitution and Government. 4. Sources of Law. 5. The Judiciary. 6. The Legal Profession. 7. Legal Culture. 8. Transplanted Law and Indigenous Law. 9. Contemporary Legal Issues
  • Ch. 5. Korea / Dae-Kyu Yoon. 1. Introduction - Korean Culture. 2. Law in a Korean Social and Historical Context. 3. An Outline of the Constitutional and Judicial System of South Korea. 4. Sources of Law. 5. The Legal Profession. 6. The Law and Legal System of North Korea
  • Ch. 6. Indonesia / Charles Himawan. 1. Introduction. 2. Bhineka Tunggal Ika. 3. The Pancasila Republic. 4. Pancasila in Operation. 5. The Judiciary in the Midst of APEC and ASEM. 6. Conclusion
  • Ch. 7. Malaysia / Poh-Ling Tan. 1. Introduction - General Information. 2. Legal History.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography.

Tertiary students.

Subjects Law -- Asia.
Other authors/contributors Tan, Poh-Ling

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