Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “China's Long March Toward Rule of Law” as Want to Read:
China's Long March Toward Rule of Law
China has enjoyed considerable economic growth recently, in spite of a problematic legal system. Randall Peerenboom asserts that China is in transition from rule by law to a version of rule of law, although not a "liberal democratic" version. In addition to scholars and students, this book is of interest to business professionals, policy advisors, and governmental and ...more
Published November 16th 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 1st 2002)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Dec 17, 2009 Paul Callister rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Rule of Law or China.
It is possible that the Chinese are defining rule of law may be defined without reference to democracy and western notions of civil rights. The question is whether this is acceptable and in what circumstances? Will this lead to more liberal forms of government, even non-Western forms?
Randall Peerenboom is professor of law at La Trobe University.More about Randall Peerenboom...