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The Resource Embedded courts : judicial decision-making in China, Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He

Embedded courts : judicial decision-making in China, Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He

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Embedded courts : judicial decision-making in China
Title
Embedded courts
Title remainder
judicial decision-making in China
Statement of responsibility
Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Judicial decision-making in China is laden with tension. Chinese courts are organized as a singular and unified system yet grassroots courts in urban and rural regions differ greatly in the way they use the law and are as diverse as the populations they serve. Based on extensive fieldwork and in-depth interviews, this book offers a penetrating discussion of the operation of Chinese courts. It explains how Chinese judges rule and how the law is not the only script they follow - political, administrative, social and economic factors all influence verdicts. This landmark work will revise our understanding of the role of law in China - one that cannot be easily understood through the standard lens of judicial independence and separation of powers. Ng and He make clear the struggle facing frontline judges as they bridge the gap between a rule-based application of law and an instrumentalist view that prioritizes stability maintenance"--
  • "Ever since the opening up of China's economy in the 1980s, both domestic and foreign attention to China's judiciary has increased in tandem with the country's growing international presence. This is so even though Westerners generally view its socialist legal development with skepticism. Major news outlets such as The New York Times and The Economist now commonly report the major trials of China, from the televised trial of former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai, to multi-billion dollar civil trials targeting transnational Fortune 500 giants like Apple and Qualcomm"--
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Ng, Kwai Hang
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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He, Xin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judicial process
  • Courts
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Courts
  • Judicial process
  • Justice, Administration of
  • China
Label
Embedded courts : judicial decision-making in China, Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 251 pages
Isbn
9781108420495
Lccn
2017030488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)986236596
Label
Embedded courts : judicial decision-making in China, Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 251 pages
Isbn
9781108420495
Lccn
2017030488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)986236596

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