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Trial of ModernityJudicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937$
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Xiaoqun Xu

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804755863

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.001.0001

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Western Models and Chinese Practices

Western Models and Chinese Practices

The New Policy Decade

(p.25) Chapter 1 Western Models and Chinese Practices
Trial of Modernity
Stanford University Press

This chapter examines how the political, institutional, and ideological issues in China were identified and approached, what progress was made, and what false starts, delays, and detours resulted. It primarily discusses the negotiating and reconciling Western models and Chinese practices and the transformation of China's laws and judicial practices into modern institutions and procedures.

Keywords:   ideological issues, Western models, Chinese practices, law, modern institutions

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