SOAS University of London

Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS)

CALS Publications

Publications of CALS members can be found below on this page:

Authored Books

Caldwell, Ernest (2018) Writing Chinese Laws: The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus. Abingdon: New York: Routledge.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2008) British Rule in China: Law and Justice in Weihaiwei 1898-1930. London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2007) Securities Dispute Resolution in China. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2000) Securities Regulation in China. Ardsley, N.Y: Transnational Publishers.

Articles

Sharma, Kanika (2020) 'Withholding Consent to Conjugal Relations within Child Marriages in Colonial India: Rukhmabai's Fight'. Law and History Review, (38) 1, pp 151-175.

Dave, Bhavna and Kobayashi, Yuka (2018) 'China’s silk road economic belt initiative in Central Asia: economic and security implications'. Asia Europe Journal, (16) 3, pp 267-281.

Caldwell, Ernest (2018) 'Transitional Justice Legislation in Taiwan Before and During the Tsai Administration'. Washington International Law Journal, (27) 2, pp 449-484.

Mou, Yu (2017) 'Overseeing Criminal Justice: The Supervisory Role of the Public Prosecution Service in China'. Journal of Law and Society, (44) 4, pp 620-645.

Caldwell, Ernest (2017) 'Widening the Constitutional Gap in China and Taiwan: History, Reform, and the Transformation of the Control Yuan'. University of Illinois Law Review, (2017) 2, pp 739-766.

Mou, Yu (2017) 'The Constructed Truth: The Making of Police Dossiers in China'. Social & Legal Studies, (26) 1, pp 69-88.

Tan, Carol G. S. (2015) 'How A "Lawless" China Made Modern America: An Epic Told in Orientalism, a review of Teemu Ruskola, Legal Orientalism: China, The United States and Modern Law (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013) pp. 338 $39.95'. Harvard Law Review, (128) 6, pp 1677-1704.

Mou, Yu (2015) 'Conducting Participant Observation Inside the Prosecutor's Office: Understanding the Dossier-Based Chinese Criminal Justice System'. SAGE Research Methods Cases.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2015) 'Socialist Rule of Law in the 21th Century China'. Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, (7) 1, pp 75-81.

Caldwell, Ernest (2014) 'Promoting Action in Early Chinese Political Philosophy: A First Look at the Warring States Period Bamboo Manuscript Cao Mie’s Battle Arrays'. Early China, (37), pp 259-289.

Caldwell, Ernest (2014) 'Social Change and Written Law in Early Chinese Legal Thought'. Law and History Review, (32) 1, pp 1-30.

Caldwell, Ernest and Chang, Xiangqun and Leoussi, Athena and Whimster, Sam (2014) 'Editorial on Max Weber and China: Culture, Law, and Capitalism'. Max Weber Studies, (14) 2, pp 137-145.

Foster, Nicholas HD and Palmer, Michael and Moscati, Frederica (2014) 'Introduction'. Journal of Comparative Law, (7) 2, pp 1.

Tan, Carol GS (2013) 'On Law and Orientalism'. Journal of Comparative Law, (7) 2, pp 5-17.

Tan, Carol GS (2013) ''A Passion Ingrained' in the Chinese: Orientalist Tropes and the Prohibition of Gambling'. Journal of Comparative Law, (7) 2, pp 60-77.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2012) 'Colonial Cleansing: Laws for a Summer Resort in China'. International Review of Law, (1) 1.

Caldwell, Ernest (2012) 'Horizontal Rights and Chinese Constitutionalism: Judicialization through Labor Disputes'. Chicago-Kent Law Review, (88) 1, pp 63-91.

Caldwell, Ernest and Nardin, Terry (2012) 'Introduction: Methodological Approaches to Asian Constitutionalism'. Chicago-Kent Law Review, (88) 1, pp 3-10.

Hamzić, Vanja (2012) 'Unlearning Human Rights and False Grand Dichotomies: Indonesian Archipelagic Selves beyond Sexual/Gender Universality'. Jindal Global Law Review, (4) 1, pp 71-85.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2011) 'Modernizing Chinese Law: The Protection of Private Property in China'. ProtoSociology. China’s Modernization I, (28), pp 73-86.

Zhu, Sanzhu and Berry, F. C. Hsu and Lifen, Pu (2010) 'Derivative Markets in China: Guest Editors' Introduction'. Chinese Law and Government, (43) 4, pp 3-11.

Palmer, Michael (2009) 'Changing Policing in the PRC'. Taiwan in Comparative Perspective, (3), pp 48-80.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2009) 'Legal Aspects of Commodity and Financial Futures Market in China'. The Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law, (3) 2, pp 377-430.

Palmer, Michael (2008) '灰色地带:反腐败法律的文化分析 [Unclear Boundaries: Cultural Analysis and Anti-Corruption Law]'. Modern Law Science = Xiandai Faxue: 现代法学 5, pp 59-68.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2008) 'Ley de Sociedades en China - Impulso a la protección de los accionistas'. El Exportador, (April), pp 47.

Palmer, Michael (2007) 'The Transformation of Family Law in Post-Deng China: Marriage, Divorce and Reproduction'. The China Quarterly, (191), pp 675-695.

Palmer, Michael (2007) 'On China’s Slow Boat to Women’s rights: Revisions to the Women’s Protection Law , 2005'. International Journal of Human Rights on Equality in the Asia Pacific, (11) 1-2, pp 151-177.

Palmer, Michael (2006) 'Controlling the State?: Mediation in Administrative Litigation in the People's Republic of China'. Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, (16) 1, pp 165-187.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2006) 'Implementing China's WTO Commitments in Chinese Financial Services Law'. The China Review, (6) 2, pp 3-33.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2006) 'Courts and Laws in Weihaiwei: An Alien Legal System Mitigated'. Chinese Historical Researches, (26), pp 33-73.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2005) 'Civil Litigation Arising from False Statements on China's Securities Market'. The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, (31) 2, pp 377-429.

Palmer, Michael (2005) '"Patriarchy, Privacy and Protection: Slowly conceptualising domestic violence in Chinese Law"'. Forging a Common Legal Destiny: Liber Amicorum in honour of Professor W.E Butler, pp 786-812.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2005) 'Hurry No Man's Cattle: British Rule and Suicide in China'. The Journal of Legal History, (26) 3, pp 279-304.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2005) 'Ying Zu Wei Hai Wei de Wing Shi Shen Pan'. Global Law Review, pp 541-552.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2004) 'Lawyers, Trial by Jury and Other Aspects of Criminal Justice in the Leased Territory of Weihaiwei'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (34) 3, pp 637-659.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2002) 'Qingdai Jiansong Wai Zheng Weihaiwei Yingguo Fating de Huaren Minshi Susong'. Global Law Review, (24), pp 350-360.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2000) 'Why Rights Are Not Enjoyed: The Case of Foreign Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (30) 3, pp 354-360.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Chinese Wills Under the Laws of Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (29) 1, pp 93-122.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'We are registered: actual processes and the law of marriage in Singapore'. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, (13), pp 1-32.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Whose Job is it Anyway? Copyright Enforcement and the Recording Industry in Malaysia'. Intellectual Property Quarterly, (3), pp 331-348.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1995) 'Vietnam: Land Tenure Reforms'. Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, pp 324-326.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1993) 'The Twilight of Chinese Customary Law Relating to Marriage in Malaysia'. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, (42), pp 147-156.

Edited Books or Journals

Caldwell, Ernest and Chang, Xiangqun and Leoussi, Athena and Whimster, Sam, (eds.), (2014) Max Weber and China: Culture, Law, and Capitalism, Part 1. Special Issue of Max Weber Studies 14.1. Berlin: Quotus Publishing.

Caldwell, Ernest and Chang, Xiangqun and Leoussi, Athena and Whimster, Sam, (eds.), (2014) Max Weber and China: Culture, Law, and Capitalism, Part 2. Special Issue of Max Weber Studies 14.2. Berlin: Quotus Publishing.

Tan, Carol G.S., (ed.), (2013) Law and Orientalism. Special issue of the Journal of Comparative Law. London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill.

Tan, Carol and Xu, Ting, (eds.), (2013) The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China Special Guest Edited Part of the Journal of Comparative Law. London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill.

Caldwell, Ernest and Nardin, Terry, (eds.), (2012) Methodological Approaches to Asian Constitutionalism. Symposium Issue of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. Chicago: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology.

Zhu, Sanzhu, (ed.), (2011) Law and Institutions of Modern China. London; New York: Routledge. (Critical Concepts in Law series, Routledge Major Works, 4 Volume Set).

Book Chapters

Caldwell, Ernest (2019) 'The Control Yuan and Human Rights in Taiwan: Towards the Development of a National Human Rights Institution?'. In: Alford, William and Cohen, Jerome and Lo, Chang-fa, (eds.), Taiwan and International Human Rights: A Story of Transformation. Singapore: Springer, pp 155-172.

Hamzić, Vanja (2017) 'Selfhood and Archipelago in Indonesia: A Case for Human Polyversality'. In: Sircar, O. and Jain, P., (eds.), New Intimacies / Old Desires: Law, Culture and Queer Politics in Neoliberal Times. New Delhi: Zubaan Books; Chicago University Press, pp 235-252.

Caldwell, Ernest (2017) 'Chinese Constitutionalism: Five-Power Constitution'. In: Grote, Rainer and Lachenmann, Frauke and Wolfrum, Rüdiger, (eds.), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2016) 'Enforcing Socioeconomic Rights: Everyday Agency, Resistance and Community Resources Among Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong'. In: Elias, Juanita and Rethel, Lena, (eds.), The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp 218-238.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2016) ''Renquan' - Chinese Human Rights: An' Import' from the West or a Chinese 'Export'?'. In: König, Lion and Chaudhuri, Bidisha, (eds.), The Politics of the Other in India and China: Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp 179-192.

Tan, Carol (2015) 'Beyond Media Stereotypes: Hong Kong's Migrant Domestic Workers as Travellers and Litigants'. A Practitioner's Manual for Migrant Workers: ringing Claims in Hong Kong and from Abroad. Singapore: Justice Without Borders, pp 1-15.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2015) 'India in Climate Change – the view from Japan via China'. In: Sullivan, Kate, (ed.), Competing Visions of India in World Politics: India’s Rise Beyond the West. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 49-65.

Caldwell, Ernest (2015) 'Opportune Moments in Early Chinese Strategic Thought: The Concept of ji 機 in the Warring States Period Bamboo Manuscript Cao Mie’s Battle Arrays'. In: Lorge, Peter and Roy, Kaushik, (eds.), Chinese and Indian Warfare: The Classical Age to 1870. London: Routledge, pp 17-31.

Mou, Yu (2015) 'Beyond Legitimate Grounds: External Influences and the Discretionary Power not to Prosecute in the People's Republic of China'. In: Caiaoniello, Michele and Hodgson, Jacqueline, (eds.), Discretionary Criminal justice in a Comparative Context. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, pp 115-139.

Tan, Carol G. S. (2015) '"不通铁路"的威海卫与"化工团"'. In: Ma, Li, (ed.), Yi Zhan Hua Gong Zai Fa Guo. Beijing: Ji Lin, pp 71-88.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2013) '“Creative compliance?” China’s compliance with the WTO—a case study of telecommunications services'. In: Zeng, Ka and Liang, Wei, (eds.), China and Global Trade Governance: China's First Decade in the World Trade Organization. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp 103-125.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2012) '« Sans liaison ferroviaire » : Wei-hai Wei et le Chinese Labour Corps'. In: Ma, Li, (ed.), Des Travailleurs Chinois en France dans la Premier Guerre mondial. Paris: CNRS Editions, pp 91-110.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2011) 'The Role of Law and Governance in Financial Markets: The Case of the Emerging Chinese Securities Market'. In: Alexander, Kern and Moloney, Niamh, (eds.), Law Reform and Financial Markets. Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA, US: Edward Elgar, pp 145-194.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2011) 'Modern Chinese Law and Institutions Sixty Years On [Editor's introduction]'. In: Zhu, Sanzhu, (ed.), Law and Institutions of Modern China. London; New York: Routledge.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2011) 'Case Study: Post-WTO Financial Market Development'. Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979 by Linda Yueh. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 311-322.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2010) 'Foreword'. Shiona Airlie, Thistle and Bamboo: The life and times of Sir James Stewart Lockhart. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp ix-xiii.

Palmer, Michael (2009) 'Adoption in Chinese Law'. In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. New York: Oxford University Press.

Palmer, Michael (2009) 'The Development of the Legal System of the People’s Republic of China'. In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. New York: Oxford University Press.

Palmer, Michael (2009) 'Compromising Courts and Harmonizing Ideologies: Mediation in the administrative chambers of the people’s courts in the People’s Republic of China'. In: Harding, Andrew and Nicholson, Penelope, (eds.), New Courts in Asia. London & New York: Routledge.

Palmer, Michael and Xi, Chao (2009) 'Globalisation of Class Actions: China'. The annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science; 622. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, pp 270-279.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2007) 'The Impact of the World Trade Organization on China’s Trade Policy: A Case Study on the Telecommunications Sector'. In: Zeng, K., (ed.), China’s Foreign Trade Policy. The New Constituencies. London: Routledge, pp 143-166.

Palmer, Michael (2007) 'Ma Xiwu'. In: Clarke, David S., (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives. London: Sage Publications.

Palmer, Michael (2007) 'Mediation in China'. In: Clarke, David S., (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives. Leiden: Sage Publications.

Palmer, Michael (2007) 'Towards a Greener China? Accessing Environmental Justice in the People's Republic of China'. In: Harding, A., (ed.), Access to Environmental Justice: A Comparative Study. Leiden: Brill, pp 205-235.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2007) 'Between Culture and the Rule of Law in Weihaiwei'. Chinese Culture and the Rule of Law. Beijing: Social Sciences Literature Press, pp 430-438.

Palmer, Michael (2006) 'The Emergence of Consumer Rights: Consumer Protection Law in the People’ Republic of China'. In: Thompson, N.S. and Latham, K. and Klein, J., (eds.), Consuming China: approaches to cultural change in contemporary China. London: Routledge, pp 56-81.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2005) 'The ‘Troubled Modernizer’: Three Decades of Chinese Environmental Policy and Diplomacy'. In: Harris, P. G., (ed.), Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia: Eco-Politics, Foreign Policy, and Sustainable Development.. Tokyo: United Nations University Press and Earthscan, pp 87-101.

Palmer, Michael (2005) 'Marriage Reform and Population Control: Changing Family Law in Contemporary China'. In: Bainham, A. and Rwezaura, B., (eds.), The International Survey of Family Law. Jordan, pp 173-201.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2004) 'Reforming State Institutions: Privatizing the Lawyers' System'. In: Howell, J., (ed.), Governance in China.. Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, pp 58-76.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2003) 'Navigating Between "Luxury" and "Survival" Emissions : tensions in China's multilateral and bilateral climate change diplomacy'. In: Harris, Paul, (ed.), Global Warming and East Asia: The Domestic and International Politics of Climate Change. London; New York: Routledge, pp 86-108.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2000) 'Going to Court in Weihaiwei: Some Support for Civil Litigation during the Qing'. In: Edge, Ian, (ed.), Comparative Law in Global Perspective: essays in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the SOAS Law Department. New York; Boston: Transnational Publishers, pp 271-292.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1999) 'Economic Recovery in South East Asia and the Recovery of Law'. In: Davidson, Paul J., (ed.), Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim - ASEAN and APEC, Commentaries. New York: Oceana, pp 1-9.

Tan, Carol G.S. (1998) 'Law and Legal Systems in South East Asia: Three Paths to a Viewpoint'. In: Davidson, Paul J., (ed.), Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim - ASEAN and APEC, Commentaries. New York: Oceana, pp 1-10.

Monographs and Working Papers

Kobayashi, Yuka and Sanchez, Amaia (2017) Minilateralism à la Chine: Strategic Responsibility in Climate Change and Global Finance. Kings College London: Lau China Institute Policy Paper Series; Vol 1. Issue 6.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2014) How Dewi Became A Litigant: Migrant Domestic Workers as Litigants in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong.

Kobayashi, Yuka (2006) Rule of Law in China: Chinese Law and Business: The Impact of the World Trade Organization on the Chinese Legal System. Oxford: The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society; The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford.

Conference Items

Hamzić, Vanja (2017) '‘Gender-Variance, Society and Law in Indonesia’' In: The IGLP Asian Regional Workshop, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. [Unpublished]

Hamzić, Vanja (2017) '‘Whither the Law (and the State) in Southeast Asian Histories?’' In: The IGLP Asian Regional Workshop, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. [Unpublished]

Hamzić, Vanja (2012) 'Place, Power and Sexual/Gender Irony: Indonesian Archipelagic and Islandic Selves' In: European Association of Social Anthropologists 12th Biennial Conference, July 2012, Nanterre, France. [Unpublished]

Tan, Carol GS and Xu, Ting (2012) 'Law, Governance and Development: The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China' In: Law, Governance and Development: The Transformation of Property Rights in Land and Property Law in China, 11 and 12 May 2012, SOAS, University of London. [Unpublished]

Hamzić, Vanja (2011) 'Indonesian Archipelagic Ipseities: Beyond Human Rights and Dichotomies of Personhood' In: Queer at King's Lectures Series, December 2011, King's College London. [Unpublished]

Hamzić, Vanja (2011) 'Beyond the Binary Equations of Sexual/Gender Experience: An Inquiry into Indonesian Selfhood and Polyversality' In: Otherness, Subjectivity and Representation, October 2011, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. [Unpublished]

Hamzić, Vanja (2011) 'Dress to Impress: Phenomenology and Materiality of Liberal Human Rights Fashion in Global Law and in Indonesia' In: The Phenomenology of Global Order: Inquiries into the Materiality of International Law, 7 September 2011, Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law, SOAS, University of London.

Hamzić, Vanja (2011) '(Sub)alternating Imperia?: Law, Justice and Gender/Sexual Politics in Pakistan and Indonesia' In: Pro-Seminar on Gender in Postcolonial Legal Orders, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University. [Unpublished]

Zhu, Sanzhu (2009) 'The Protection of Private Property in China: Towards Establishing a Due Process' In: Symposium on the Convergence of Property Rights among Mainland, Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong 大陆 台湾 澳门 香港 产权制度趋同性研讨会, 1-3 August 2009, The University of Hong Kong.

Zhu, Sanzhu (2009) 'The Role of Law and Governance in Financial Market: The Case of Emerging Chinese Securities Market' In: The WG Hart Legal Workshop 2009: Law Reform and Financial Markets, 23-25 June 2009, IALS Russel Square London.

Book Reviews

Caldwell, Ernest (2014) 'Review of Mike MacConville and Eva Pils eds., 'Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China''. China Quarterly, (216), pp 1078-1080.

Caldwell, Ernest (2011) 'Review of Wong Yun-Bor. Autonomy and Protection of Fundamental Rights in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region'. Asian Journal of International Law, (1) 2, pp 423-424.

Tan, Carol G.S. (2003) 'Review of Christopher Munn, 'Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong 1841-1880' (Richmond: Curzon Press, 2001)'. Hong Kong Law Journal, (33) 2, pp 505-507.

Zhu, Sanzhu and Mei, Hong (1995) 'Review of 'Domestic Law Reforms in Post-Mao China' (Armonk, N.Y.; London: M.E.Sharpe, 1994)'. Britain-China: Magazine of the Great Britain-China Centre 56 & 57, pp 30-31.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Mou, Yu (2016) Visiting Detention Centres in China.

Other

Caldwell, Ernest (2015) 'Visualising Constitutionalism in China (Online)' Law and Development: Thinking Into / About Practice. University of Kent Law School.

 

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