Chinas Long March toward Rule of Law by Randall PeerenboomChinas Long March toward Rule of Law by Randall Peerenboom

Chinas Long March toward Rule of Law

byRandall Peerenboom

Paperback | September 30, 2002

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China has enjoyed considerable economic growth recently, in spite of a problematic legal system. Randall Peerenboom asserts that China is in transition from rule by law to a version of rule of law, although not a "liberal democratic" version. In addition to scholars and students, this book is of interest to business professionals, policy advisors, and governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Title:Chinas Long March toward Rule of LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:692 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.54 inPublished:September 30, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521016746

ISBN - 13:9780521016742

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The evolution of rule of law in China: the role of law in historical context; 3. Post-Mao reforms: competing conceptions of rule of law; 4. Rule of law and its critics; 5. Retreat of the Party and the state; 6. The legislative system: battling chaos; 7. The judiciary: in search of independence, authority and competence; 8. The legal profession: the quest for independence and professionalism; 9. The administrative law regime: reining in an unruly bureaucracy; 10. Rule of law and economic development; 11. Rule of law, democracy and human rights; 12. Conclusion: the future of legal reform; References; Index.

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"Randall Peerenboom's China's Long March towards Rule of Law is an exhaustive compendium on the legal and political system of the People's Republic of China. [It is] a great ride. It could serve as one of the texts in courses on PRC law in both law schools and other venues."
China Review International