Constitutional Development in China, 1982-2012

  • Lin Li
  • Jihong Mo
  • Guoqiang Zhai

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxviii
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 389-399

About this book


This volume presents an overview of the evolution of the current Chinese Constitution (1982) and the characteristics of constitutional studies since 1978. Readers are introduced to the basic principles of constitutional system in China and gain insights into the real state of Chinese law, allowing them to form their own opinions. It will also aid commercial communications with Chinese legal professionals as well as enterprises. The book covers a number of topics, including the history of constitutional communication between Chinese constitutionalists and the International Association of Constitutional Law since 1981, the most important academic contributions to international conferences concerning constitutional law by Chinese constitutionalists, the main characteristics of the current Chinese Constitution in the field of constitutional studies in China, the key issues of constitutional practice and implementation in China, the challenges of running the fundamental political system of the People’s Representative Congress and the characteristics of rule of law  specific to China.


Constitutional Communication Constitutional Law Constitutional Study Governing Nation according to Law Governing Nation according to the Constitution Human Rights IACL Rule of Law in China

Editors and affiliations

  • Lin Li
    • 1
  • Jihong Mo
    • 2
  • Guoqiang Zhai
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of LawChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of LawChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Chinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Social Sciences Academic Press 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-981-32-9259-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-32-9261-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-6866
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-6874
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