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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2020
... migration India Ireland Islam legal transplants Pakistan public order religious freedom Notwithstanding more than 100 years of British colonial rule, constitutional references to religious freedom in Pakistan are not rooted in English constitutional law. Nor, despite its formation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 798–799.
Published: 01 November 1989
... or nonWestern societies. To that end he proposes several typologies for the categorization and comparison of various elements of legal systems. A central typology is "three dichotomies of law": official law vs. unofficial law; legal rules vs. legal postulates; and indigenous law vs. transplanted law...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 716–717.
Published: 01 August 1988
..., transplanting into a plowed field to northern Thailand, and transplanting into unplowed swamp fields to the Malay world. The delta's transformation from wilderness to densely settled human habitat is Takaya's central theme. He presents convincing evidence that the Chao Phraya delta as it exists today...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 February 2004
... assassination, seeking to unravel the many intricate strands of this complex story of ideas and power. The adoption of the Indian constitution and its implementation is but a chapter in the larger story of the transplantation of law and legal institutions from the West to other regions of the world. The part...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 717–718.
Published: 01 August 1988
... ASIA 717 Takaya's account of the evolution of land-use practices challenges the common assumption that the broadcast sowing of rice represents an earlier, more "primitive" technological stage than transplanting. In some areas where human intervention has altered flooding patterns, broadcast sowing has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 630–631.
Published: 01 August 2022
... insight into increasing human trafficking from Vietnam. The book will be of interest to students of criminology, security, and migration. A key part of the authors’ argument is that Vietnamese migrants transplant the “village mentality” abroad, yet we found support for this assessment lacking. Namely...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 281–282.
Published: 01 February 2003
... during the Meiji period and is currently used in a plethora of political and legal documents. Feldman points to several examples in which the concept of "rights" is seen in the history of Japan. However, this leaves us with an unanswered question as to how kenri and the notion of "rights" that previously...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 November 1974
... society and culture, the significance of this particular instance of institutional transplantation lies in the wholesale manner in which the borrowing was made, adopting the system complete with its Confucian examination content as well as its Chinese system of writing. Significant too is the fact...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 May 1992
... premises of colonial scholarship have yielded to a more careful analysis of Islamic legal institutions in the context of social and economic circumstance. The characterization of Islamic law was for many years strung between two contradictory and yet curiously complementary stereotypes: the Weberian view...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 May 1992
... STUDIES The second section addresses interactions between Islamic and Western European legal history. David Forte compares concepts of possession and property in Islamic and medieval English law, while John Makdisi argues that the reorganization of land tenure in twelfth-century England was based...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 282–285.
Published: 01 February 2003
... OF ASIAN STUDIES predated the conception of kenri, which was coined subsequent to the importation of the word "rights" as it appeared in the European codes. The word kenri was first proposed during the Meiji period and is currently used in a plethora of political and legal documents. Feldman points...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1200–1201.
Published: 01 November 2004
... be in tension in relation to what the author labels ideals of reason and revelation. Speci cally, Hooker analyzes the relation of legal authority to scienti c authority in a number of areas of medical ethics, such as contraception, donor transplants, and autopsy. The nal chapter, called Offences against...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 201–202.
Published: 01 February 1987
... Studies, Inc. 1987 1987 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 201 assent to his contention that the manuscript had been copied in Cochin. Walerstein's examination of wedding rituals of Malabar Jews in India and Israel articulately explores the important theme of continuity and change in a transplanted community...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1198–1200.
Published: 01 November 2004
... be in tension in relation to what the author labels ideals of reason and revelation. Speci cally, Hooker analyzes the relation of legal authority to scienti c authority in a number of areas of medical ethics, such as contraception, donor transplants, and autopsy. The nal chapter, called Offences against...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 543–544.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and reformers alike occupied when it came to the question of consensual marriage. Chandra notes importantly that "[TJhose most vocal in opposing the extension of colonial authority into their socio-religious affairs were the keenest in this 'war' to utilize the colonial legal system and its alien practices" (p...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1160–1161.
Published: 01 November 2004
... functions, depending on gender. As Suh notes, women are far more comfortable with the notion that they are Korean Americans, while men see themselves as Koreans transplanted to the United States. The merits of this interdisciplinary ethnography are numerous. It is an excellent example of sociological...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 192–193.
Published: 01 February 1989
... structure, adopted Taoism and shamanism to challenge those who worshiped Chinese superiority. Both shamanism and Taoism were active ingredients of the revolutionary new religion, Tonghak, that challenged the debilitating Confucian system. Hahm Pyong-choon, a professor of legal thought and also a high...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 544–545.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Hindus and reformers alike occupied when it came to the question of consensual marriage. Chandra notes importantly that "[TJhose most vocal in opposing the extension of colonial authority into their socio-religious affairs were the keenest in this 'war' to utilize the colonial legal system and its alien...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 925–926.
Published: 01 November 1991
... A W A L E Y - C O H E N . New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1991. xv, 267 pp. $32.50. In recent years, more and more scholars have been attracted to the field of Chinese legal history, among them Joanna Waley-Cohen, who in 1987 received her doctorate from Yale with a dissertation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 990–992.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of the state and ideology, art, archaeology, and material culture, the legal system, religion, and attitudes towards Chu culture during the Western Han period. In their forward to the volume, editors Constance Cook and John Major make their purpose clear: to question the traditional stereotype of Chu...