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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 540–542.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jong-Chol An Regime Transition and the Judicial Politics of Enmity: Democratic Inclusion and Exclusion in South Korean Constitutional Justice . By Justine Guichard . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2016 . xviii, 248 pp. ISBN: 9781137575074 (cloth). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 853–854.
Published: 01 August 2016
... that “another stream of investigation” must be pursued to reveal the historical and political structure, and the chain of command of the massacres (p. 161). In fact, the transitional justice for the Jeju 4.3 victims, if we view it in a broader sense, is still incomplete. The UN standards of victims' rights...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 746–747.
Published: 01 August 2021
...-1987 democratization on the judicial process in chapter 8, focusing on the “transitional justice” that the judges participated in. In Kim's final assessment, “the judiciary has become more politicized . . . than ever before” (p. 308). While Kim sets out to provide an “objective, historical analysis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 495.
Published: 01 August 2019
... interpretation of a seminal historiographical text in Korean film studies in order to rethink the relationship between Korean nationalism, Japanese colonialism, and the postcolonial present. T om P huong L e 's article on the Japan–South Korea reconciliation process places arguments about transitional justice...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1129–1131.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-conflict legalities, the unitary state, transitional justice mechanisms, priestly influence, Tamil heterogeneity, and much else besides. Clearly, even before January 2015, there was more to post-conflict Sri Lanka than the insidious hegemony of a heavy-handed government. The collection's first section...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1053–1054.
Published: 01 November 2021
... trajectory. Difficult Choices begins by situating the reader regarding terminology and current popular attitudes in Taiwan. Several chapters then delve into specific areas, including Taiwan's government budget, economy, energy policy, and transitional justice. Foreign policymakers and anyone else who...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Choi . 2009 . “ Getting Even or Getting Equal? Retributive Desires and Transitional Justice .” Political Psychology 30 ( 2 ): 161 –92. 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2008.00687.x Do Je-hae . 2015 . “1965 Treaty Leaves Thorny Issues Unresolved.” Korea Times , June 21 . http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 475–477.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the context of contemporary politics is a crucial part of pursuing transitional justice in Taiwan, as Yang indicates in the epilogue, and this book should become a part of that process. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 111–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... rights, etc.), other indicators of human well-being (literacy, longevity, child mortality), social justice issues (poverty reduction, income equality, gender equality, access to justice, legal empowerment), war ( jus ad bellum ), the ways wars are fought ( jus in bello ), transitional justice, and state...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1007–1021.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Investigation Unit or SCIT. 21 Cohen David , Intended to Fail: The Trials before the Ad Hoc Human Rights Court in Jakarta , New York , International Center for Transitional Justice , 2003 . 20 Kofi Annan also argued at this time that before an international mechanism was set up...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 87–105.
Published: 01 February 2017
... sixty-one, whereas the ECCC indicted five and convicted three of the highest-ranking KR leaders. Many in the lower echelons were left alone and never held accountable. At the social level, the process of transitional historical justice has just begun. It requires the nation's sustained efforts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 August 2015
...; the various modes of transitional justice in use around the world; and the legal claims for recognition, redress, and compensation of individuals for wrongs they suffered during the conflict. Prime Minister Abe likely abandoned his promise to retract the earlier apologies for the comfort women because...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 744–745.
Published: 01 August 2005
... the transition in the realms of state structures, language, and religion. Transition so de ned becomes synonymous with the modern history of Uzbekistan. To do it justice, such an analysis would require a serious exploration of the evolution of Soviet policies regarding nationalities and the consequences...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1030–1031.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Mary Gallagher Law and Justice in China's New Marketplace . By Ronald C. Keith and Zhiqiu Lin . New York : Palgrave , 2001 . xi , 315 pp. $75.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 1030 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Law and Justice in China's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 February 2001
... falls short of the yardstick of legal modernity, as defined by Max Weber: China is plagued by an instrumental approach to law as a mere policy tool, for example, and concerns of substantive justice frequently trump considerations of due process. Tanner rejects simplistic historical explanations based...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 691–692.
Published: 01 May 2008
... As China consolidates its position as the world's premier industrial workshop, scholars have debated the impact of this transformation on the global economy and, just as importantly, on China's workers. How have they fared in the often gut-wrenching transition from socialism to capitalism? Why have...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 922–923.
Published: 01 August 2003
... on their land should be difficult (although not quite impossible) to dismiss, and so on. Eventually, it became just another commodity to be transferred in accordance with impersonal contracts that the state should enforce when necessary and interfere with as little as possible. The transition between these two...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
... real estate and business law, changes were thoroughgoing and had lasting effects. But in other realms, the transition Wang alternately calls "modernization" and "Westernization" was incomplete or absent. Even after 1923, when most of the Japanese Civil Code was extended to Taiwan due to a broad shift...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 357–359.
Published: 01 February 2003
... to analyze day-to-day developments and access the Indonesian case for use in comparative work. Chapters 8 to 20 deal with the administrations of Habibie and Abdurrahman Wahid. Of special note is van Dijk's treatment of the search for justice for past atrocities during the transition period. As the author...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1278–1280.
Published: 01 November 2009
... phenomena, such as the causes and consequences of rapid fertility transitions currently under way in Asia. Childs finds that no single theory is adequate to explain the path that the demographic transition has taken among Tibetan populations, particularly for the TAR, where economic development and the rise...