Asian Discourses of Rule of Law
Theories and Implementation of Rule of Law in Twelve Asian Countries, France, and the U.S.
Edited by Randall Peerenboom
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Asian Discourses of Rule of Law by Randall Peerenboom
Book DescriptionRule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to take root fully in the different cultural, economic and political context of Asia. This book considers how rule of law is viewed and implemented in Asia. Chapters on France and the USA provide a benchmark on how the concept has evolved, is applied and is implemented in a civil law and a common law jurisdiction. These are then followed by twelve chapters on the major countries of East Asia, and India, which consider all the key aspects of this important issue.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415326124
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Randall Peerenboom
Randall Peerenboom is a Professor of Law at UCLA Law School. He obtained a B.A. in Philosophy, M.A. in Chinese Religion and Ph.D. in Philosophy before obtaining a J.D. from Columbia Law School. He has written extensively on Chinese law and philosophy. From 1994 to 1998, he practiced law with a major international law firm in Beijing. In addition to advising on various aspects of foreign investment in China, he often serves as an expert witness on PRC legal issues and is Of Counsel at Yiwen Law Firm. He is now working on a study of the relation between culture and human rights; an empirical survey of supervision of the judiciary in the PRC; and a philosophical exploration of a form of Confucian collectivism as an alternative to western liberal democracy.
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