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Law and Political Economy in China
The Role of Law in Corporate Governance and Market Growth

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  • Date Published: August 2023
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781009158244

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  • Applying a novel theoretical approach, Tamar Groswald Ozery combines law and political economy to deconstruct the role of law in China's market development since 1978. The book examines how economic and administrative powers within China's Party-state system have been legally and politically configured throughout China's growth process. Using a vast range of primary sources, Ozery illuminates how the law acts as a mediating institution that translates and gives shape to the relations between politics and economics. Using the evolution of public firms and corporate governance as a case study, the book illustrates the complex relationships between law, politics, and economic development, and sheds new light on the possible varieties of growth-supporting governance institutions in firms. By studying China's distinct market experience through the lens of law and political economy, the book offers a significant contribution to development studies, comparative corporate governance, and interdisciplinary discussions about China as a growth model.

    • Combines law and political economy as a novel analytical framework to examine China's growth and development
    • Uses a vast range of primary sources to provide a holistic, chronological portrait of China's market development since 1978 and the role of law in that process
    • Provides a comprehensive, comparative account of corporate governance institutions in China
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    'What is the role of law in the dramatic development of Chinese firms and Chinese capital markets in the last decades? Tamar Groswald Ozery explores this critical question by skillfully examining numerous corporate law reforms in China in view of its unique political context. The result is a remarkable book that offers a goldmine of information on Chinese corporate governance, a fascinating account of the different functions of corporate law in China's autocratic party-state system, and new lenses for understanding the relationship between law and development.' Mariana Pargendler, Professor of Law at Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School in São Paulo

    'Groswald Ozery's focus on political power dynamics in China's legal system offers fresh insights into how law has simultaneously enhanced the state's capacity as a market regulator and, crucially, elevated the Party's direct agency in the market. Law and Political Economy in Corporate China is an important contribution to our understanding of China's capital market development.' Curtis J. Milhaupt,, William F. Baxter – Visa International Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2023
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781009158244
    • length: 304 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 160 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. Economic Development and the Role of Law:
    1.1 The Traditional Framework
    1.2 Law and Political Economy: A New Paradigm
    Part II. China's Development Trajectory and the Role of Law:
    2.1 Early Reform Era (December 1978–1991)
    2.2 Legal Modernization Era (1992–2009)
    2.3 Legalized Politicization Era (From 2010 to Present)
    Part III. Law and Political Economy in Corporate China:
    3.1 Corporate Governance under Market Experimentation
    3.2 Corporate Governance under State Capitalism
    3.3 Legally Politicized Corporate Governance
    3.4 Legally Politicized Corporate Governance as a Functional Alternative
    Conclusions
    Appendix: Methodology and Data Selection
    Index.

  • Author

    Tamar Groswald Ozery, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Tamar Groswald Ozery is an Assistant Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, she was a Grotius Fellow (Michigan Law), a Research & Teaching Fellow (Harvard Law), and the editor of the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance. Her published scholarly works focus on Chinese corporate governance, cross-border investments, and party-state market relations. She is a frequent commentator on China's legal system, political economy, and global economic integration; and has testified before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Prior to academia, she spearheaded the China department of a leading Israeli law firm.

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