China Law and Society Review

Editor-in-Chief: Benjamin van Rooij
The China Law and Society Review provides state-of-the-art review articles on research about the development and functioning of law and legal institutions in China. It focuses on reviewing interdisciplinary socio-legal research that analyses law in action in China. It publishes commissioned articles by leading senior scholars as well as emerging talent from across the globe. First issues will center on legal institutions, such as the courts, legal profession, legislators, prosecutors, the media, the party, and civil society organizations. Later issues will look in more depth at the development and functioning of substantive areas of law, including tort, labor, environment, intellectual property, criminal, and corporate law. In each issue cross-cutting themes will emerge which are likely to include legal consciousness, access to justice, rule of law, enforcement and compliance, regulatory strategies, law and development, ethics and corruption, judicial independence, central-local relations, and formal and informal institutions. Where deemed interesting, publications are to position the literature on China in a broader comparative context, in order to analyze China’s special characteristics as well as draw out theoretical significance. In the course of its publication the Review will establish a comprehensive and authoritative account of Law and Society in China. By updating the electronically published articles on set intervals, the timeliness of the reviews will be ensured. The Review will be of interest to scholars of Chinese law, Chinese politics and governance, Chinese business, as well as Chinese society. Moreover it will be of interest to public and private practitioners seeking to understand how to deal with law and legal institutions in the Chinese context.
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Editor-in-Chief
Benjamin van Rooij, University of California, Irvine

Associate Editors
Donald Clarke, George Washington University
Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan
He Xin, City University of Hong Kong
Liu Sida, University of Toronto
Susan Trevaskes, Griffith University

International Editorial Board (alphabetical order)
William Alford, Harvard Law School
Stéphanie Balme, Sciences Po
Sarah Biddulph, University of Melbourne
Chen Baifeng, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Chen Jianfu, La Trobe University
Jerome Cohen, New York University
Rogier Creemers, Leiden University
Michael Dowdle, National University of Singapore
Fu Hualing, The University of Hong Kong
Keith Hand, University of California, Hastings
Hou Meng, Peking University Law School
Nicholas Howson, University of Michigan
Ji Weidong, Koguan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Pierre Landry, New York University, Shanghai
Margaret Lewis, Seton Hall University
Li Ling, University of Vienna
Li Xueyao, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Liang Zhiping, Chinese National Academy of Arts
Benjamin Liebman, Columbia Law School
Carlos Lo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Stanley Lubman, University of California, Berkeley
Ethan Michelson, Indiana University, Bloomington
Kwai Hang Ng, University of San Diego
Randall Peerenboom, La Trobe University
Eva Pils, King’s College London
Flora Sapio, Australia National University
Song Hualin, Nankai Univeristy, China
Rachel Stern, University of California, Berkeley
Yang Su, University of California, Irvine
Marina Svensson, Lund University
Wang Kan, China Institute for Industrial Relations
Wang Qiliang, Yunnan University, China
Margaret Woo, Northeastern University
Wu Hongqi, China University of Politics and Law
Chao Xi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Peter Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law
Zhang Taisu, Yale University
Zhang Wanhong, Wuhan University, China
Zhao Xudong, Renmin University of China