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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 2005.
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This book explores legal mobilization, culture, and institutions in contemporary China from a perspective informed by 'law and society' scholarship.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Jeffrey Diamant; Stanley B Lubman; Kevin J O'Brien
ISBN: 0804750483 9780804750486
OCLC Number: 760400266
Description: viii, 240 p. gráf., tablas 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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"This remarkable, perspective-setting study of the evolutions in Chinese law and its place in a changing society [is] highly beneficial. One can only strongly encourage this type of research, whose Read more...

 
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