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Engaging the law in China : state, society, and possibilities for justice

Author: Neil Jeffrey Diamant; Stanley B Lubman; Kevin J O'Brien
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005.
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"This interdisciplinary book of essays addresses critical issues arising from the emergence of legal institutions in contemporary China. The introduction by the editors and the individual chapters attempt, for the first time, to bring to bear on the study of Chinese law the law-and-society scholarship that has enriched Western legal studies in recent years."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engaging the law in China.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)648581589
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Jeffrey Diamant; Stanley B Lubman; Kevin J O'Brien
ISBN: 0804750483 9780804750486 0804771804 9780804771801
OCLC Number: 55008288
Description: viii, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Law and society in the People's Republic of China / Neil J. Diamant, Stanley B. Lubman, Kevin J. O'Brien --
Suing the local state : administrative litigation in rural China / Kevin J. O'Brien and Lianjiang Li --
"Use the law as your weapon!" : institutional change and legal mobilization in China / Mary E. Gallagher --
One law, two interpretations : mobilizing the labor law in arbitration committees and in letters and visits offices / Isabelle Thireau and Hua Linshan --
What's in a law? : China's pension reform and its discontents / Mark W. Frazier --
Hollow glory : the politics of rights and identity among PRC veterans in the 1950s / Neil J. Diamant --
Shifting legal and administrative goalposts : Chinese bureaucracies, foreign actors, and the evolution of China's anti-counterfeiting regime / Andrew C. Mertha --
Rethinking law enforcement and society : changing police analyses of unrest / Murray Scot Tanner --
Punishing for profit : profitability and rehabilitation in a laojiao institution / H.L. Fu.
Responsibility: edited by Neil J. Diamant, Stanley B. Lubman, and Kevin J. O'Brien.
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