Benjamin van Rooij

University of California, Irvine School of Law

401 E. Peltason Dr.

Ste. 1000

Irvine, CA 92697-1000

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Bringing Justice to the Poor: Bottom-Up Legal Development Cooperation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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law and development, access to justice, legal empowerment

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The Politics of Law in China: Enforcement Campaigns in the Post-Mao PRC

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2011
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Chinese law, law enforcement, criminology, regulation, Chinese politics, governance

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The People’s Regulation: Citizens and Implementation of Law in China

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2011-22, General Subserie Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2011
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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China, comparative law, law enforcement, regulation, environmental law, labor law

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The Authoritarian Logic of Regulatory Pluralism: Understanding China's New Environmental Actors

Regulation & Governance, 2014, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Benjamin van Rooij, Rachel E. Stern and Kathinka Furst
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Jurisprudence & Social Policy and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Towards Customary Legal Empowerment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Janine Ubink and Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine - Law School and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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legal empowerment, customary law

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Pollution Enforcement in China: Understanding National and Regional Variation

Chapter IN: The Routledge Handbook of China’s Environmental Policies, Eva Sternfeld and Arthur Mol, eds., Routledge, London, 2016, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-76, FIRN Research Paper No. 2646289
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2015
Benjamin van Rooij, Qiaoqiao Zhu, Li Na, Wang Qiliang and Zhang Xuehua
University of California, Irvine School of Law, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands China Law Centre, Yunnan University and Sichuan University
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From Support to Pressure: The Dynamics of Social and Governmental Influences on Environmental Law Enforcement in Guangzhou City, China

Regulation & Governance, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2013, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-6, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-77, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2012-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2013
University of California, Irvine School of Law, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Independent and Jinan University
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China, regulatory governance, regulatory enforcement, societal support, authoritarianism

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Weak Enforcement Strong Deterrence Dialogues with Chinese Lawyers about Tax Evasion and Compliance

Law and Social Inquiry, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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deterrence, compliance, tax law, Chinese law, qualitative methods

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Lawyer Discipline in an Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights from Zhejiang Province, China

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2017, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 458, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-35
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Judith A. McMorrow, Sida Liu and Benjamin van Rooij
Boston College - Law School, University of Toronto and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Environmental Law Enforcement Alliances in Middle Income Countries

Law and Development of Middle Income Countries, edited by Tom Ginsburg and R.P. Peerenboom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-4
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Benjamin van Rooij and Lesley K. McAllister
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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environmental law, law and development, law enforcement, comparative law

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Piracy by Approval: Social Norms, Deterrence, and Copyright Compliance in China Compared to the United States

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Benjamin van Rooij, Adam Fine, Yanyan Zhang and Yunmei Wu
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, Jilin University-Lambton College (JULC) and Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS)
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Prosecutorial Regulation in the Global South: Environmental Civil Litigation by Prosecutors in China Compared to Brazil

Regulation & Governance, 2014, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Yifan Shi and Benjamin van Rooij
Sichuan University and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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For Whom Does Deterrence Affect Behavior? Identifying Key Individual Differences

Law and Human Behavior, 2017, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-16
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Adam Fine and Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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The Enforcement-Compliance Paradox: Lessons About Matching Regulatory Priorities to Compliance Motivations from Pesticide Regulation in China

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Pesticide, Enforcement, Compliance, China, Vegetable farmers

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The Compensation Trap: The Limits of Community-Based Pollution Regulation in China

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2012, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-76, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2012-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Chinese law, environmental law, regulation, governance, collective action

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Activist Acquiescence: Power, Pollution and Access to Justice in a Chinese Village

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
Benjamin van Rooij, Anna Lora-Wainwright, Yunmei Wu and Yiyun Zhang
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Oxford - School of Geography and Environment, Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) and Yunnan Development Health and Research Association
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access to justice, power, legal empowerment, China, Chinese Law, Environmental law

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Symmetric and asymmetric motivations for compliance and violation: A crisp set qualitative comparative analysis (csQCA) of Chinese farmers

Regulation & Governance, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Jeroen van der Heijden and Benjamin van Rooij
School of Public Administration, Central South University, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Compliance motivations, pesticide regulation, enforcement, China, crisp set qualitative comparative analysis (csQCA)

Reorienting Regulation: Pollution Enforcement in Industrializing Countries

Law & Policy, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 1-13, January 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Lesley K. McAllister, Benjamin van Rooij and Robert A. Kagan
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Center for the Study of Law and Society
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Centralizing Trends and Pollution Law Enforcement in China

China Quarterly, 2017, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-17
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Benjamin van Rooij, Li Na, Qiaoqiao Zhu and Wang Qiliang
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands China Law Centre, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics and Yunnan University
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Environment, regulation, decentralization, enforcement

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Inflationary Trends in Law and Development

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, 2014, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-5
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Benjamin van Rooij and Penelope Nicholson
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
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law and development, legal empowerment, access to justice, rule of law, transitional justice, customary law

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Rights Based Empowerment: Understanding the Interaction between Power and Rights Mobilization

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Benjamin van Rooij and Kathinka Furst
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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access to justice, legal empowerment, law and development, rights mobilization, law and society

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Rule Orientation and Behavior: Development and Validation of a Scale Measuring Individual Acceptance of Rule Violation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Psychology and University of California, Irvine - School of Social Ecology
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deterrence; compliance; enforcement; rule orientation

Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost-Benefit Decisions about Pesticides by Chinese Farmers

Law & Policy, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost‐Benefit Decisions About Pesticides by Chinese Farmers

Law & Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 240-263, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij and Jeroen van der Heijden
School of Public Administration, Central South University, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government
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Greening Industry Without Enforcement? An Assessment of the World Bank's Pollution Regulation Model for Developing Countries

Law & Policy, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 127-152, January 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Benjamin van Rooij
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Fragile Convergence: Understanding Variation in the Enforcement of China's Industrial Pollution Law

Law & Policy, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 14-37, January 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Benjamin van Rooij and Carlos Wing-Hung Lo
University of California, Irvine School of Law and Independent
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Comparative Compliance: Digital Piracy, Deterrence, Social Norms, and Duty in China and the United States

Law & Policy, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 73-93, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Benjamin van Rooij, Adam Fine, Yanyan Zhang and Yunmei Wu
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, Jilin University-Lambton College (JULC) and Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS)
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