By Bui Ngoc Son
Western liberal constitutionalism has extended lately, with, in East Asia, the constitutional structures of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan in keeping with Western rules, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having a few regard to such ideas. regardless of the alleged common applicability of Western constitutionalism, notwithstanding, the luck of any constitutional process relies partly at the cultural values, customs and traditions of the rustic into which the constitutional method is planted. This publication explains how the values, customs and traditions of East Asian international locations are Confucian, and discusses how this is often appropriate to constitutional perform within the quarter. The booklet outlines how constitutionalism has built in East Asia over an extended interval, considers diversified scholarly paintings at the ease or trouble of integrating Western constitutionalism into international locations with a Confucian outlook, and examines the customers for such integration going ahead. all through, the e-book covers unique facets of Confucianism and the workings of constitutions in practice.
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Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia (Routledge Law in Asia) by Bui Ngoc Son