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Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century

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Part of Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy

Albert H. Y. Chen, Tom Ginsburg, Shojiro Sakaguchi, Jongcheol Kim, Dae-kyu Yoon, Wang Zhenmin, Tu Kai, Jiunn-rong Yeh, Wen-Chen Chang, Johannes Chan, Bui Ngoc Son, Kevin Y. L. Tan, H. P. Lee, Thio Li-ann, Raul C. Pangalangan, Nadirsyah Hosen, Surya Deva, Yash Ghai, Cheryl Saunders
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  • Date Published: June 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107043411

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  • Examining developments in the first decade of the twenty-first century, this authoritative collection of essays studies the evolving practice of constitutional law and constitutionalism in Asia. It provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse constitutional issues and developments in sixteen East, Southeast and South Asian countries. It also discusses the types of constitutionalism that exist and the general trends in constitutional developments whilst offering comparative, historical and analytical perspectives on Asian constitutionalism. Written by leading scholars in the field, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars alike.

    • An authoritative account of the latest constitutional developments in sixteen Asian countries
    • Provides comparative, historical and analytical perspectives on Asian constitutionalism
    • Discusses the types of constitutionalism that exist in Asia and general trends in Asian constitutional developments
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    • Date Published: June 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107043411
    • length: 449 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 157 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.77kg
    • contains: 7 b/w illus. 4 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. The achievement of constitutionalism in Asia: moving beyond 'constitutions without constitutionalism' Albert H. Y. Chen
    2. East Asian constitutionalism in comparative perspective Tom Ginsburg
    3. Major constitutional developments in Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century Shojiro Sakaguchi
    4. Upgrading constitutionalism: the ups and downs of constitutional developments in South Korea since 2000 Jongcheol Kim
    5. Constitutional change in North Korea Dae-kyu Yoon
    6. Chinese constitutional dynamics: a decennial review Wang Zhenmin and Tu Kai
    7. A decade of changing constitutionalism in Taiwan: transitional and transnational perspectives Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang
    8. Hong Kong's constitutional journey:
    1997–2011 Johannes Chan
    9. Constitutional developments in Vietnam in the first decade of the twenty-first century Bui Ngoc Son
    10. Constitutionalism in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand: developments in the first decade of the twenty-first century Kevin Y. L. Tan
    11. Constitutional developments in Malaysia in the first decade of the twenty-first century: a nation at the crossroads H. P. Lee
    12. 'We are feeling our way forward, step by step': the continuing Singapore experiment in the construction of communitarian constitutionalism in the twenty-first century's first decade Thio Li-ann
    13. Philippine constitutional law: Republican institutions and populist politics Raul C. Pangalangan
    14. Promoting democracy and finding the right direction: a review of major constitutional developments in Indonesia Nadirsyah Hosen
    15. The Indian constitution in the twenty-first century: the continuing quest for empowerment, good governance and sustainability Surya Deva
    16. The old order is dying, the new order is not yet born: politics of constitution demolishing and constitution building in Nepal Yash Ghai
    17. The impact of internationalisation on national constitutions Cheryl Saunders.

  • Editor

    Albert H. Y. Chen, The University of Hong Kong
    Albert H. Y. Chen is Chan Professor in Constitutional Law at The University of Hong Kong.

    Contributors

    Albert H. Y. Chen, Tom Ginsburg, Shojiro Sakaguchi, Jongcheol Kim, Dae-kyu Yoon, Wang Zhenmin, Tu Kai, Jiunn-rong Yeh, Wen-Chen Chang, Johannes Chan, Bui Ngoc Son, Kevin Y. L. Tan, H. P. Lee, Thio Li-ann, Raul C. Pangalangan, Nadirsyah Hosen, Surya Deva, Yash Ghai, Cheryl Saunders

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