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Governance, Courts and Politics in Asia

Dressel, Bjoern


It is widely argued that an empowered judiciary supports better governance by strengthening the rule of law and helping to make government more accountable and stable, but how solidly that reasoning is based in fact has not been carefully analysed. As recent events in Asia illustrate, apparently similar constitutional choices about courts can have very different effects on political life and ultimately governance. To address the relative lack of empirical observation and more closely...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary Asia
DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2013.870827


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