Law and the Chinese in Southeast Asia

Law and the Chinese in Southeast Asia

M Barry Hooker

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812301253

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This collection of essays focuses on law and the diaspora Chinese. They show us a variety of answers to such questions as: what are the laws of China outside China; what are the laws of the Chinese in Southeast Asia; what were/are the laws for the Chinese in Southeast Asia; and is there a "Confucian Chinese"? The answers in some cases are reasonably certain but in others they are tentative and debatable. The legal material raises these issues in a way which is fundamental to diaspora studies.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 400
Author Biography:M. B. Hooker was formerly Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Kent at Canterbury, and currently Adjunct Professor of Law at the Australian National University. He is author of A Concise Legal History of South-East Asia (Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1978); and editor of Laws of Southeast Asia (2 volumes) (Singapore: Butterworths, 1986-88). He was also a founding editor of The Australian Journal of Asian Law.
Binding: Paperback
Keywords: Ethnic Studies
Page count: 216
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20020722

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