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Author Zhang, Qianfan, 1964- author.

Title The constitution of China : a contextual analysis / Qianfan Zhang.

Published Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KT 4231 ZHAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxiii, 281 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Constitutional systems of the world.
Constitutional systems of the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 A Century of Turmoil: An Overview of China's Constitutional Reform and Revolutions 1 -- I Introduction: The Dawn of a Constitutional Moment 1 -- II Constitutional Elements in the Ancient Regime and Their Limitations 5 -- III First Republic: The Nationalist Revolution of 1911 18 -- IV Why Revolutions Fail to Bring about Constitutionalism 33 -- 2 New Constitutional Order of the People's Republic 39 -- I Second Republic: The Communist Revolution of 1949 40 -- II 1982 Constitution 48 -- III Constitutional Amendments 55 -- IV Constitutional Transformations 59 -- 3 Governing the Goliath: China's Central and Local Relations 75 -- I Introduction: The Sun Zhigang Tragedy 75 -- II Constitutional Landscape 81 -- III Keeping Laws in Order 84 -- IV Bottom-Up or Top-Down? Rule of the Party Reinforced 97 -- V Pluralism within a Unitary System 108 -- 4 Democracy with Chinese Characteristics? The Role of the People's Congresses 121 -- I Introduction: Supremacy by Rubber Stamp? 121 -- II National People's Congress (NPC) 124 -- III NPC Standing Committee (NPCSC 130 -- IV Local People's Congresses (LPCs) 138 -- V How to Make Democracy Work 143 -- 5 Administration of the State According to Law 149 -- I Central Government 150 -- II Local Government 156 -- III Toward Administrative Rule of Law? 160 -- 6 De-politicising the Judiciary 171 -- I Introduction: Establishing Judicial Review? 173 -- II Judicial Structure and Functions 176 -- III Judicial Reform: Necessities, Possibilities, Limits 185 -- 7 Contemporary Rights Revolution: Life, Liberty, Property and Equality 197 -- I Introduction: Back to the Sun Zhigang Model 197 -- II Equality 198 -- III Liberty 207 -- IV Property 215 -- 8 Still Dormant: Political and Religious Rights 223 -- I Introduction: What the Sun Zhigang Model Cannot Do 223 -- II Freedom of Speech 225 -- III Freedom of Religion 241 -- IV Right to Election 250 -- 9 Conclusion: The Future of China's Constitutionalism 259 -- I Back to 1911? The On-going Saga of China's Constitutional Journey 259 -- II Toward the Third Republic? The Future of China's Constitutionalism 262.
Subject Constitutional law -- China.
Constitutional history -- China.
Law and socialism.
Law and economic development.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
ISBN 9781841137407 (paperback)
1841137405 (paperback)