Kroncke, Jedidiah Joseph

The futility of law and development : China and the dangers of exporting American law / Jedidiah J. Kroncke. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016. - xiii, 358 p. ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-346) and index.

Introduction : China and the tragedy of American legal internationalism -- The reception of Chinese law in revolutionary America -- Extraterritoriality and evolution in the 19th century -- The American missionary and early American legal reform in China -- The solvency of China in early American Internationalism -- Science, professionalization, and the export of American law -- The Chinese republic and America's missionary reformers -- The special relationship and the rule of law -- The "Loss of China" and export as legal nationalism -- Conclusion : Globalizing the American legal missionary.

9780190233525 (hbk.)


Law--American influences.--China
Law reform--China.
Technical assistance, American--China.
Law--Chinese influences.--United States.


China--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--China.

349.51 KRO

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