Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
xiii, 617 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : Asian courts in context : tradition, transition and globalization / Jiunn-rong Yeh & Wen-Chen Chang Towards a more responsive judiciary : courts and judicial power in Japan / Norikazu Kawagishi Courts in the Republic of Korea : featuring a built-in authoritarian legacy of centralization and bureaucratization / Jongcheol Kim Courts and judicial reform in Taiwan : gradual transformations towards the guardian of constitutionalism and rule of law / Wen-Chen Chang Hong Kong : common law courts in China / Pui Yin Lo As efficient as the best businesses : Singapore's judicial system / Kevin YL Tan Legitimacy of courts and the dilemma of their proliferation : the significance of judicial power in India / Jayanth Krishnan Courts in Indonesia : a mix of western and local character / Hikmahanto Juwana.The fledgling courts and adjudication system in Mongolia / Batbold Amarsanaa The Philippines' post-Marcos judiciary : the institutional turn in a populist democracy / Raul C. Pangalangan Courts in Malaysia and judiciary initiated reforms / Yeow Choy Choong Courts in Thailand : progressive development as the country's pillar of justice / Pawat Satayanurug and Nattaporn Nakornin Courts and the adjudication system in Bangladesh : in quest of viable reforms / Ridwanul Hoque Courts in China : judiciary in the economic and societal transitions / Weixia Gu Renovating courts : the role of courts in contemporary Vietnam / Pip Nicholson Conclusion : Challenges and prospects for Asian courts / Jiunn-rong Yeh and Wen-Chen Chang.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.