Law Reform in Developing and Transitional States
By (author) Tim Lindsey
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Law Reform in Developing and Transitional States by Tim Lindsey
Book DescriptionLaw reform in developing countries has become an increasingly topical subject in recent years. A critical issue is why so many law reform projects in developing economies are regarded by their sponsors and recipients as unsuccessful. This informative book: * examines examples of law reform projects in post-socialist and post-authoritarian states in Asia * identifies common problems * proposes analytical frameworks for understanding the problems identified. Though parallels between Asian models and those in developing states elsewhere in the world are strong, the book has been developed to avoid suggestion that the issues covered are somehow peculiarly 'Asian'- indeed, it is shown that cultural relativist approaches to Asia are unsustainable. This is an invaluable reference for those involved in the areas of development economics, Asian studies and comparative politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415378598
(234mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tim Lindsey
Law, Society and Transition in Myanmar, Hardback (October 2014)
This is the first edited volume to address the dynamics of the legal system of Myanmar/Burma in the context of the dramatic transition to democracy that formally began in 2011.
Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia, Hardback (October 2012)» View all books by Tim Lindsey
Through a detailed account of positive law and related religious and social institutions, Lindsey and Steiner explore the balance that the Singaporean government seeks to maintain between its obligations to an indigenous Muslim minority and the needs of its majority non-Muslim immigrant community.
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Author Biography - Tim Lindsey
Tim Lindsey is Professor of Asian Law, Director of the Asian Law Centre and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
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