Idealism and the Abuse of Power: Lessons from China's Cultural Revolution

Idealism and the Abuse of Power: Lessons from China's Cultural Revolution

by Zhuang Hui-yun, Zhuang Hui-Yun

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754672081
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Law, Ethics and Governance Series
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Zhuang Hui-yun was born and raised in Beijing, China. She emigrated to Japan before settling in Australia. She holds graduate qualifications in History, Languages and International Law. She is a member of the Australian China Study Association, the Australian Asian Studies Association, and the Australian Legal Philosophy Association. Her research interests are in the areas of philosophy of law, public ethics, contemporary China, Australia-China relations, migration and language education.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Identify the problem; How power was justified; Law as part of the solution; How law checks power; Postscript; Appendices; References; Index.

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