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Title Asian courts in context / edited by Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 617 pages)
Contents Asian courts in context : tradition, transition and globalization / Jiunn-rong Yeh & Wen-Chen Chang -- Towards a more responsive judiciary : courts and judicial power in Japan / Norikazu Kawagishi -- Courts in the Republic of Korea : featuring a built-in authoritarian legacy of centralization and bureaucratization / Jongcheol Kim -- Courts and judicial reform in Taiwan : gradual transformations towards the guardian of constitutionalism and rule of law / Wen-Chen Chang -- Hong Kong : common law courts in China / Pui Yin Lo -- As efficient as the best businesses : Singapore's judicial system / Kevin YL Tan -- Legitimacy of courts and the dilemma of their proliferation : the significance of judicial power in India / Jayanth Krishnan -- Courts in Indonesia : a mix of western and local character / Hikmahanto Juwana -- The fledgling courts and adjudication system in Mongolia / Batbold Amarsanaa -- The Philippines' post-Marcos judiciary : the institutional turn in a populist democracy / Raul C. Pangalangan -- Courts in Malaysia and judiciary initiated reforms / Yeow Choy Choong -- Courts in Thailand : progressive development as the country's pillar of justice / Pawat Satayanurug and Nattaporn Nakornin -- Courts and the adjudication system in Bangladesh : in quest of viable reforms / Ridwanul Hoque -- Courts in China : judiciary in the economic and societal transitions / Weixia Gu -- Renovating courts : the role of courts in contemporary Vietnam / Pip Nicholson -- Challenges and prospects for Asian courts / Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang
Summary Analyzes courts in fourteen selected Asian jurisdictions to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive interdisciplinary book available
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 6, 2014)
Subject Courts -- East Asia.
Courts -- South Asia.
Courts -- Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Chang, Wen-Chen (Law teacher)
Ye, Junrong, 1958-
ISBN 1107588812 (electronic bk.)
1316204359 (electronic bk.)
1316206149 (e-book)
9781107588813 (electronic bk.)
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9781316206140 (e-book)