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Introduction: A framework for the analysis of legal institutions in East Asia

Jayasuriya, K. (1999) Introduction: A framework for the analysis of legal institutions in East Asia. In: Law, Capitalism and Power in Asia: The rule of law and legal institutions. Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group, London/New York, pp. 1-23.

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Abstract

Consider this paradox: liberal democracy is constantly derided by political élites in many East Asian states as ‘western’ and ‘liberal’; at the same time the ‘western’ and ‘liberal’ idea of the rule of law finds a receptive audience amongst state officials, policy makers and academics…

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: Asia Research Centre
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group
Copyright: © 1999 Selection and editorial matter Kanishka Jayasuriya
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/31109
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