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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 937232522
Description: viii, 240 s
Contents: Contents Part I. Introduction 1. Law and Society in the People's Republic of China Neil J. Diamant, Stanley B. Lubman, Kevin J. O'Brien Part II. Legal Mobilization and Culture 2. Suing the Local State: Administrative Litigation in Rural China Kevin J. O'Brien and Lianjiang Li 3. "Use the Law as Your Weapon"! The Rule of Law and Labor Conflict in the PRC Mary E. Gallagher 4. One Law, Two Interpretations: Mobilizing the Labor Law in Arbitration Committees and in Letters and Visits Bureaus Isabelle Thireau and Hua Linshan 5. What's in a Law?: China's Pension Reform and its Discontents Mark W. Frazier 6. Hollow Glory: The Politics of Rights and Identity among PRC Veterans in the 1950s Neil J. Diamant Part III. Legal Institutions 7. Shifting Legal and Administrative Goalposts: Chinese Bureaucracies, Foreign Actors and the Evolution of China's Anti-Counterfeiting Regime Andrew Mertha 8. Rethinking Law Enforcement and Society: Changing Police Analysis of Unrest Murray Scot Tanner 9. Punishing for Profit: Profitability and Rehabilitation in a Laojiao Institution H. L. Fu Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Justice, Administration of China
Responsibility: edited by Neil J. Diamant, Stanley B. Lubman, and Kevin J. O'Brien.

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