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The stability imperative : human rights and law in China

Author: Sarah Biddulph
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2015]
Series: Asia Pacific legal culture and globilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Stability Imperative: Human Rights and Law in China reveals how the systematic failure of the legal system to protect rights coupled with an overemphasis on coercive forms of stability preservation is undermining the authority of law in China and could, ultimately, damage the Communist Party's leadership."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Biddulph
ISBN: 9780774828802 0774828803
OCLC Number: 936224389
Notes: Comprend un index.
Awards: Winner of Clio-North Prize, Canadian Historical Association 2016 (Canada)
Short-listed for Canadian Law and Society Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association 2016 (Canada)
Description: viii, 320 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rights in a time of anxiety about stability --
Labour rights and stability --
Housing expropriation, demolition, and relocation --
Resolving medical disputes and causing havoc in hospitals --
Punishing protest --
Abolishing re-education through labour --
Governance for rights and stability?
Series Title: Asia Pacific legal culture and globilization
Responsibility: Sarah Biddulph.


Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government's efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal  Read more...


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Biddulph has written an outstanding contribution to the field of human rights and law as well as to the field of governance and social stability/protests. The uniqueness and strength of the book lie Read more...

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