2 edition of Democracy and the rule of law in contemporary China found in the catalog.
Democracy and the rule of law in contemporary China
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Yu Keping.|
|Series||Issues in contemporary chinese thought and culture -- v. 2|
|LC Classifications||JQ1516 .K47 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010003653|
An analytical report of the workshop and public debate featuring Charles Clarke, Joshua Rozenberg, Lord Justice Jacob and others examines the growing trend towards the ‘judicialization of politics’, in which judges are increasingly implicated in settling policy disputes, especially in the context of constitutional rights. The debate ranges over the new Supreme Court in the UK. 5. Electoral Governance: Models of Democracy in Asia and the Pacific, Benjamin Reilly. 6. Can Solomon Islands Escape its Clientelist Trap? Terrence Wood. 7. Governance, Rule of Law and Judicial Reform Challenges in Contemporary Cambodia, Lucy West. 8. Governance and the Rule of Law: Reflections on Tensions in Thailand, Bjoern Dressel. 9.
This book concerns the transformation of the modes of governance of contemporary developed democracies and aims to define the conditions required for the promotion of the public interest in these. Rule of Law: A Necessary Accompaniment for Democracy The use of arbitrary power is anathema to the rule of law. In democracies, constitutional limits on power require the subjugation of state authority to a country's laws as established through popular consent and adopted by the people’s representatives as determined in free elections.
She has published extensively on Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Comparative Law, Global Law and Theory of Law. Pierre-Étienne Will, has held the chair of History of Modern China at the Collège de France since He has published extensively on the social, political and economic history of late imperial and early Republican China. University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. His most recent book is The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution (). T his essay begins with a simple premise. In order to understand the nature of democracy in East Asia, we must understand the nature of authoritarian government there.
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Abstract. Issues relating to democracy and the rule of law are the main issues in the development of China’s rule of law. There is a need to develop a socialist democracy, improve the socialist rule of law, institutionalize and legalize democracy, and bring all works of the state under the rule of law in order to build China into a modern socialist country.
Democracy and the Rule of Law in China is intended to make available to English-language readers debates among prominent Chinese intellectuals and academics over issues of political, constitutional, and legal reform; modes of governance in urban and rural China; and culture and cultural policy.
China's unprecedented economic development following the implementation of the Reform and Opening Cited by: 8. A compilation of the works of twelve contemporary Chinese scholars, this book Democracy and the rule of law in contemporary China book unique insights into the wealth of viewpoints and diversity of issues influencing and defining the development of democracy and the rule of law in China.
Based on theoretical and practical analyses of China’s political development to date, the authors propose. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Yu, Keping.
Democracy and the rule of law in China. Leiden ; Boston: Brill, The rule of law emerges when no one group is strong enough to dominate the others and when political actors seek to resolve their conflicts by recourse to law.
Law is thus deeply rooted in politics. Conflicts between rule of majority and rule of law are simply conflicts in which actors use either votes or laws as their instruments of power.4/5(1).
Building the Rule of Law in China explores the idea that China needs a more globalized and diversified vision for the science of law, presenting the need to think differently from the two major western mainstream legal cultures, the Anglo-American and the continental systems.
Other globalized, universalized, and diversified models and experiences in the rule of law from diverse civilizations.
Chapter Law and Society in Contemporary China (Stephanie Balme) Chapter China's Accession to the WTO and Legal Reform: Towards the Rule of Law via Internationalization Without Democracy. (Leila Choukroune) Chapter The Renaissance of the Legal Profession in China (Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Li Qinglan, Sun Ping, Yves Dolais).
China, democracy, and law: a historical and contemporary approach. democracy in the discourses of power and dissidence in China / Michel Bonnin --Instituting the rule of law in china in the context of globalization / Mireille Delmas-Marty --Law and society in contemporary China democracy, and law: a historical and contemporary.
The rule of law, as illustrated by Britain’s historical development, is a relevant and useful example of how China could evolve toward democracy from the ground up, as opposed to imposing it Author: Yuwa Hedrick-Wong.
Today, democracy is the most closely aligned with rule of law governance. “Human rights, the rule of law and democracy are interlinked and mutually reinforcing and that they belong to the universal and indivisible core values and principles of the United Nations.” United Nations General Assembly, democracies tend to have better rule of law than autocracies.
However, while some democratic transitions led to improvements in rule of law and the stability of states, others have failed to provide better rule of law and even led to widespread rent seeking, slow growth and lack of social cohesion. "An Analysis Of The Basic Theoretical Problems Concerning Democracy In China" published on 01 Jan by Brill.
I f any political concept could be said to have universal appeal, it would have to be the rule of law. Virtually no government rejects the idea of the rule of law. On the contrary, most, if not all, governments claim to seek its realization. Inthe World Bank officially deemed the rule of law a prerequisite of successful economic development, linking it to “efficient use of.
The editors of China, Democracy, and Law, Mireille Delmas-Marty and Pierre-Étienne Will, bring to the volume two related projects that orient this massive set of essays: first, an examination of Chinese tradition for “sprouts of democracy,” which invites work on Chinese political history, and second, the ongoing development of the rule of law in China, past to the present day.
1 But how. Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University, where he also serves as Mosbacher Director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Public Policy.
This book addresses the question of why governments sometimes follow the law and other times choose to evade the law. The traditional answer of jurists has been that laws have an autonomous causal efficacy: law rules when actions follow anterior norms; the relation between laws and actions is one of obedience, obligation, or compliance.
User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is a well written, engaging book where the reader is introduced to various concepts of the rule of law. As one of the authors said, laws cannot "rule" because to rule needs action, and it is only humans who can Reviews: 1. In developing this argument, I hope to elucidate some general properties of the rule of law and specify conditions under which rules can have force even upon their own makers.
Two Notions of the Rule of Law. The term “rule of law” is used quite widely in contemporary theoretical and political by: The debate over the definition and application of democracy to China has been one of the major ideological battlegrounds in Chinese politics since the 19th century.
Modern Chinese leaders state that they run a "socialist democracy" where the Communist Party of China is a central authority that acts in the interest of the people. The Communist Party approves what political parties can run. DEMOCRACY AND THE CHALLENGE OF THE RULE OF LAW IN DEVELOPING DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY BY OLATUNJI, FELIX O.
DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL STUDIES (PHILOSOPHY UNIT), LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, P. OGBOMOSO, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The concept of democracy ought to be approached by examining its essentials as File Size: KB.
In the absence of gatekeepers—party leaders and professional journalists who uphold democracy’s norms—the great unwashed could destroy the very machinery that enables self-rule.Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.8 Dictatorship and the Rule of Law: Rules and Military Power in Pinochet’s Chile robert barros Part III 9 Courts as an Instrument of Horizontal Accountability: The Case of Latin Europe carlo guarnieri 10 Rule of Democracy and Rule of Law john ferejohn and pasquale pasquino 11 The Rule of Law as a Political Weapon josemar´ ı.