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Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Karla W. Simon


This book looks at legal and fiscal framework for civil society organizations (CSOs) in China from earliest times to the present day. It traces the ways in which laws and regulations have shaped civil society over the 5,000 years of China's history, and looks at ways in which social and economic history have affected the legal changes that have occurred over the millennia. It provides a historical and current analysis of the legal framework for civil society and citizen participation in China, focusing not merely on legal analysis, but also on the ways in which the legal framework influenced a ... More

Keywords: civil society organizations, CSOs, China, legal framework, civil society, social development, economic development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199765898
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karla W. Simon, author
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America