Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century

Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century

by Albert H. Y. Chen (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781107687745
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2016
Series: Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Albert H. Y. Chen is Chan Professor in Constitutional Law at The University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

1. The achievement of constitutionalism in Asia: moving beyond 'constitutions without constitutionalism' Albert H. Y. Chen; 2. East Asian constitutionalism in comparative perspective Tom Ginsburg; 3. Major constitutional developments in Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century Shojiro Sakaguchi; 4. Upgrading constitutionalism: the ups and downs of constitutional developments in South Korea since 2000 Jongcheol Kim; 5. Constitutional change in North Korea Dae-kyu Yoon; 6. Chinese constitutional dynamics: a decennial review Wang Zhenmin and Tu Kai; 7. A decade of changing constitutionalism in Taiwan: transitional and transnational perspectives Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang; 8. Hong Kong's constitutional journey: 1997-2011 Johannes Chan; 9. Constitutional developments in Vietnam in the first decade of the twenty-first century Bui Ngoc Son; 10. Constitutionalism in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand: developments in the first decade of the twenty-first century Kevin Y. L. Tan; 11. Constitutional developments in Malaysia in the first decade of the twenty-first century: a nation at the crossroads H. P. Lee; 12. 'We are feeling our way forward, step by step': the continuing Singapore experiment in the construction of communitarian constitutionalism in the twenty-first century's first decade Thio Li-ann; 13. Philippine constitutional law: Republican institutions and populist politics Raul C. Pangalangan; 14. Promoting democracy and finding the right direction: a review of major constitutional developments in Indonesia Nadirsyah Hosen; 15. The Indian constitution in the twenty-first century: the continuing quest for empowerment, good governance and sustainability Surya Deva; 16. The old order is dying, the new order is not yet born: politics of constitution demolishing and constitution building in Nepal Yash Ghai; 17. The impact of internationalisation on national constitutions Cheryl Saunders.

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