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Title Asian legal revivals : lawyers in the shadow of empire / Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
book jacket
 Modern History Library  340.0235 A832    DUE 04-06-21    30550100480084
 人文社會聯圖  KM50 .A83 2010    AVAILABLE    30660020080326
Descript vi, 289 p. ; 23 cm
Series Chicago series in law and society
Chicago series in law and society
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-279) and index
1. Introduction : Studying law and lawyers in Asia -- I. Introduction : Geneses of law and state in Europe and their relationship to colonial ventures abroad. 2. European geneses : models of law and state power -- 3. Expatriates and traders in early colonial state building in Asia -- 4. Lawyers and the construction of U.S. "anti-imperialist" imperialism and a foreign policy elite -- II. Strategies for constructing legal professions and producing new state elites. 4. The British empire and the Indian Raj : a legal elite from colonial co-optation to state independence -- 6. The American empire in the Philippines : building a state and a legal elite in the U.S. image -- 7. Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore : late and relatively weak colonial legal investment converted into state leadership, Korea as a different model of weakness -- III. Turf battles of the cold war : lawyer-politicians challenged by technocrats as modernizers. 8. Indonesia and South Korea : marginalizing legal elites and empowering economists -- 9. The Philippines and Singapore : lawyers and the construction of authoritarian regimes -- 10. India and Malaysia : resistance of the legal elite to marginalization by authoritarian developmental states -- IV. Merchants of law as moral entrepreneurs. 11. Lawyers as political champions against authoritarianism : relative successes exemplified by the Philippines and India -- 12. Lawyers as political champions against authoritarianism : relative failures in Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong -- 13. Corporate compradors doubling as sponsors of a new generation of social justice entrepreneurs : Indonesia, Philippines, India, and South Korea -- 14. Political investment and the construction of legal markets : legal, social and international capital in Asian legal revivals
Subject Law -- Political aspects -- Asia
Lawyers -- Political aspects -- Asia
Alt Author Dezalay, Yves, 1945-
Garth, Bryant G
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