Public Interest Litigation in Asia
Editor : Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0-203-84264-2
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-84264-5
No of pages : 176
eBook Price : $135
Originally Published : 29 Oct 2010
This edited volume is a very timely and important contribution to the growing field of public law discourse in Asia. Surveying many of the important jurisdictions in Asia including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, India, South Korea and the Philippines, the book addresses the recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest litigation. The book offers a comparative perspective on an important aspect of public law asking crucial questions about the role of the state and how private citizens around Asia have increasingly used the forms, procedures and substance of public law to advance public and political aims.