Modern Chinese Rules of Order: Paradox of Law and Economics
Ulric Killion, MODERN CHINESE RULES OF ORDER: PARADOX OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, Nova Science Publishers, 2007
Posted: 15 Mar 2008
[Publisher's Synopsis] The book addresses the issues of China's modern social order, as influenced by an evolving economic order and especially legal order. Ongoing Chinese modernization is prompted by both domestic needs and WTO commitments, which includes both economic and legal reforms. Emphasis is placed on legal reforms, one of the most important areas of much needed reforms. The directional development of China's legal order has national, interregional and international implications, which affect the growth and prosperity of both China and the world's economy. A problem is an evolving inter-relationship between social order, economic order, and legal order, which can be described as either complementary or paradoxical. However, a paradoxical inter-relationship between these sources of order is problematic, because it effectively renders much-needed legal reforms increasingly more difficult to implement. This book explores both the complementary and paradoxical inter-relationship between these sources of order, the author proposes a novel and viable alternative for transplanting a more Western constitutional design in China.
Keywords: China, law reform, economic policy, law and economics, administration of justice, politics and government
JEL Classification: K33, F02, O10
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