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Author Zhang, Jinfan, author.
Title The tradition and modern transition of Chinese law / Jinfan Zhang ; chief translator, Zhang Lixin ; other translators, Yan Chen, Li Xing, Zhang Ye, Xu Hongfen.
Publication Info. Heidelberg : Springer, [2014]
Edition Third revision.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library  KNN 122 .Z42915 2014    DUE 09-03-14 BILLED
Description xvii, 710 pages ; 25 cm.
Note "Third revision"--Page x.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents To introduce "li" (rites) into law and to integrate "li" (rites) with law -- To regard human being as a standard, to promote morality and to inflict penalty with prudence -- Rights differentiated, duty as a standard -- Advocating impartiality, emphasizing criminal law and neglecting civil law -- Following "tian li" (heavenly principles) and enforcing laws according to the concrete situations of specific cases -- The law deriving from monarch, the monarchy power overtopping law -- Clan orientation and the ethical rule of law -- Regulating official by law, defining duties and obligations -- Historical comparison and timely adjustment of the legal system -- Unified interpretation of law and unparalleled flourishing of "lv xue" -- "Zhu fa bing cun" (the coexistence of various laws) and "min xing you fen" (the differentiation between civil and criminal laws) -- Revising laws by legislation and citing precedents by "bi fu" (legal analogy) -- Making convictions by law and making judgments by analogy -- Pursuing no litigation, and settling conflicts by mediation -- The contribution to Chinese legal system by all nationalities in China -- The introduction of Western legal culture -- The change of traditional legal concepts -- The thoughts and practices of legal reform in the transitional process -- The continuing progress of the modern legal transition during the period of the Republic of China -- The historical value of the modern transition of Chinese law and the experience for reference.
Subject Law -- China -- History.
ISBN 9783642232657 (hd.bd.)
3642232655 (hd.bd.)
9783642232664 (eBook)
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