part PART I LEGAL CHANGE, LAW REFORM AND RULE OF LAW chapter 1 Daniel S. Lev (1985), 'Colonial Law and the Genesis of the Indonesian State', Indonesia, 40, pp. 57-74. chapter 2 Jianfu Chen (2007), 'The Transformation of Chinese Law - From Formal to Substantial', Hong Kong Law Journal, 37, pp. 689-739. chapter 3 Roman Tomasic and Bahrin Kamarul (1998), 'The Rule of Law and Corporate Insolvency in Six Asian Legal Systems', Canterbury Law Review, 7, pp. 140-56. chapter 4 Carol V. Rose (1998), 'The chapter 5 Randall Peerenboom (2006), 'What Have We Learned about Law and Development? Describing, Predicting and Assessing Legal Reforms in China', Michigan Journal of International Law, 27, pp. 823-71. part PART II COURTS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION chapter 6 John Owen Haley (1978), 'The Myth of the Reluctant Litigant', Journal of Japanese Studies, 4, pp. 359-90. chapter 7 Tom Ginsburg and Glenn Hoetker (2009), 'The Effects of Liberalization on Litigation: Notes Toward a Theory in the Context of Japan', Washington University Global Studies Law Review, 8, pp. 303-15. chapter 8 Benjamin L. Liebman (2007), 'China's Courts: Restricted Reform', Columbia Journal of Asian Law, 21, pp. 1-44. part PART III LAWYERS AND LAWYERING chapter 9 Jerome A. Cohen (2003), 'The Plight of China's Criminal Defence Lawyers', Hong Kong Law Journal, 33, pp. 231-47. chapter 10 Sida Liu (2006), 'Client Influence and the Contingency of Professionalism: The Work of Elite Corporate Lawyers in China', Law and Society Review, 40, pp. 751-81. chapter 11 Ethan Michelson (2006), 'The Practice of Law as an Obstacle to Justice: Chinese Lawyers at Work', Law and Society Review, 40, pp. 1-38. part PART IV LAW, SOCIETY AND LEGAL CULTURE chapter 12 Takao Tanase (2006), 'Global Markets and the Evolution of Law in China and Japan', Michigan Journal of International Law, 26, pp. 873-93. chapter 13 Kun Yang (1989), 'Law and Society Studies in Korea: Beyond the Hahm Thesis', Law and Society Review, 23, pp. 891-901. chapter 14 Roman Tomasic (1999-2000), Asian Economic Crisis, Storytelling and Legal Institutions - A Tale of Two Cities', Journal of Chinese and Comparative Law, 4, pp. 1-29. part PART V LEGAL PLURALISM, RELIGION AND GENder chapter 15 Dinusha Panditaratne (2007), 'Towards Gender Equity in a Developing Asia: Reforming Personal Laws within a Pluralist Framework', New York University Review of Law and Social Change, 32, pp. 83-129. chapter 16 Iza Hussin (2007), 'The Pursuit of the Perak Regalia: Islam, Law, and the Politics of Authority in the Colonial State', Law and Social Inquiry, 32, pp. 759-88. chapter 17 Ratno Lukito (2006), 'The Enigma of National Law in Indonesia: The Supreme Court's Decisions on Gender-Neutral Inheritance', Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 52, pp. 147-67. part PART VI LAW, TRADITION AND 'ASIAN VALUES' chapter 18 Eugene K.B. Tan (2002), ' chapter 19 David Streckfuss (1995), 'Kings in the Age of Nations: The Paradox of Lèse-Majesté as Political Crime in Thailand', Comparative Studies in Society and History, 37, pp. 445-75. chapter 20 David Jones (1993), 'The Metamorphosis of Tradition: The Idea of Law and Virtue in East Asian Political Thought', Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 21, pp. 18-35.