China's Long March toward Rule of Law / Edition 1

China's Long March toward Rule of Law / Edition 1

by Randall Peerenboom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521016746

ISBN-13: 9780521016742

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

China has enjoyed considerable economic growth recently, in spite of a problematic legal system. Randall Peerenboom asserts that China is in transition from rule by law to a version of rule of law, although not a "liberal democratic" version. In addition to scholars and students, this book is of interest to business professionals, policy advisors, and governmental and

Overview

China has enjoyed considerable economic growth recently, in spite of a problematic legal system. Randall Peerenboom asserts that China is in transition from rule by law to a version of rule of law, although not a "liberal democratic" version. In addition to scholars and students, this book is of interest to business professionals, policy advisors, and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521016742
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The evolution of rule of law in China: the role of law in historical context; 3. Post-Mao reforms: competing conceptions of rule of law; 4. Rule of law and its critics; 5. Retreat of the Party and the state; 6. The legislative system: battling chaos; 7. The judiciary: in search of independence, authority and competence; 8. The legal profession: the quest for independence and professionalism; 9. The administrative law regime: reining in an unruly bureaucracy; 10. Rule of law and economic development; 11. Rule of law, democracy and human rights; 12. Conclusion: the future of legal reform; References; Index.

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