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Framing the Family in Late Imperial China: An Anthropological Glance at Some Family Cases in the Conspectus of Penal Cases (Xing'an huilan) * 1

Françoise Lauwaert

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter takes up the methodological challenge to consider a series of 18th- and 19th-century juridical texts as a particular kind of anthropological corpus. The reading of a part of that ... More


Mediation in China: Threat to the Rule of Law?

Knut B. Pissler

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Resolution in the form of mediation has a long tradition in China. On the one hand, the importance of mediation can be traced back to the philosophy of Confucianism. On the other hand, extra-judicial ... More


Patterns of Difference and Dominance

Anthea Roberts

in Is International Law International?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190696412
eISBN:
9780190696443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696412.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines three implications of these patterns of difference and dominance for the wider field of international law. First, although most legal academies and law schools remain relatively ... More


Crimea and the South China Sea: Connections and Disconnects among Chinese, Russian, and Western International Lawyers

Anthea Roberts

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Although we often hear reference to the “invisible college” of international lawyers, it may be better to understand international lawyers as constituting a “divisible college” whose members hail ... More


Suspending Death in Chinese Capital Cases: The Road to Reform

Susan Trevaskes

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia: Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685776
eISBN:
9780191765773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685776.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter examines death penalty reform in China after 2007, with particular attention to the three years from 2008 to 2011. It focuses on sihuan — a suspended death sentence that is effectively a ... More


Regulating the Visible Hand?: The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism

Benjamin L. Liebman and Curtis J. Milhaupt (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190250256
eISBN:
9780190250287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250256.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The economic and geopolitical implications of China’s rise have been the subject of vast commentary. However, the institutional implications of China’s transformative development under state ... More


Hong Kong

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Consisting of the Kowloon Peninsula and 263 islands at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta in the ... More


International Law in Chinese Courts during the Rise of China

Congyan Cai

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter highlights a different set of elements that become manifest in assessing the rapid overall rise in references to, and application of, international law by courts in China in recent ... More


Disruptions Leading to a Competitive World Order

Anthea Roberts

in Is International Law International?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190696412
eISBN:
9780190696443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696412.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on how existing patterns of difference and dominance are liable to be disrupted by forces such as technological innovation, changes in domestic political preferences, and shifts ... More


“<i>Shioki</i> (Control),” “<i>Fuyo</i> (Dependency),” and Sovereignty: The Status of the Ryukyu Kingdom in Early-Modern and Modern Times

Masaharu Yanagihara

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter’s purpose is to investigate the status of the Ryukyu Kingdom in early-modern and modern times, from the perspectives of specific periods rather than a contemporary viewpoint. The goal is ... More


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