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The Source and Crisis of Meaning in the Realm of Law in China

  • Zhangrun XuEmail author
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Abstract

This century saw the crisis of legitimacy in China. The collapse or loss of the transcendent dimension in the realm of law incarnated as the popular disobedience to and severe faithlessness to law, or more accurately, to something such as authority in the sense of positive law. The dysfunction of the whole socio-cultural system turned into the crisis of faith in it.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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