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Title Asia-Pacific legal development / edited by Douglas M. Johnston and Gerry Ferguson.

Published Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, c1998.


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Physical description vi, 611 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Evolution of the Project / Douglas M. Johnston -- Pt. I. The Economic Sector. 1. The Convergence of Securities Laws in Asia: Case Studies of Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, and China / Mark Gillen and Pitman Potter. 2. Parallel Importation of Wares and Reputation Spillover: Examples of Transnationalization of Law / Robert G. Howell and Khaw Lake Tee. 3. Vietnam's Economic Law Transformation within the ASEAN Community / William A. W. Neilson -- Pt. II. The Civic Sector. 4. Parliamentary Supremacy in Canada, Malaysia, and Singapore / Cheryl Crane, Mark Gillen and Ted L. McDorman. 5. Constitutional Change and Continuity in Thailand in the Aftermath of the 1991 Coup / Ted L. McDorman. 6. The 1992 Vietnamese Constitution: Economic Reform, Political Continuity / Joanna Harrington, Ted L. McDorman and William A. W. Neilson -- Pt. III. The Behavioural Sector.
7. Legal Regulation of Mental Disorder: Looking East and West / Gerry Ferguson, Molly Cheang and Thamrong Dasananjali [et al.]. 8. Whores, Soiled Doves, or Working Women? Law, Society, and the Sex Trade in Australia, Canada, and Thailand / John P. S. McLaren -- Pt. IV. Cross-Sectoral Contexts. 9. Environmental Law as "Sacred Text": Western Values and Southeast Asian Prospects / Douglas M. Johnston. 10. Indigenous Peoples and the Law: The Colonial Legacy in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States / Hamar Foster. 11. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Thailand and Cambodia: Making Common Sense on (Un)Common Ground / Andrew J. Pirie -- Conclusion: Reflections on the Convergence and Divergence of Legal Systems / Gerry Ferguson and Douglas M. Johnston.
Other author Johnston, Douglas M.
Ferguson, Gerry A.
Subject Law -- East Asia.
Law -- Southeast Asia.
Law -- Australasia.
ISBN 0774806737 (acid-free paper)