Asian Discourses of Rule of Law : Theories and Implementation of Rule of Law in Twelve Asian Countries, France and the U. S.

Pub. Date: 2004-06-18
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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Rule of law, one of the pillars of the modern world, has emerged in Western liberal democracies. This book considers how rule of law is viewed and implemented in the different cultural, economic and political context of Asia.

Table of Contents

Varieties of Rule of Law: An Introduction
Rule of Law in the United States
Rule of Law in France
Competing Conceptions of Rule of Law in China
Conceptions of Rule of Law in Viet Nam
Rule of Law within a Nonliberal 'Communitarian' Democracy: The Singapore Experience
Competing Conceptions of Rule of Law in Malaysia
Debating Rule of Law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 1997-2002
Indonesia: Devaluing Asian Values, Rewriting Rule of Law
Rule of Law in India: Theory and Practice
Rule of Law and Aspects of Human Rights in Thailand
The Philippine 'People Power' Constitution and the Limits of Liberal Constituionalism
Rule of Law in Korea: Rhetoric and Implementation
The Application, and Non-Application, of Rule of Law Principles in Taiwan
Rule of Law in Japan
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