Globalization and Law in a Local Context: Experiences from the Japanese Research Group on Public and Private Law
13 Pages Posted: 19 May 2016
Date Written: May 5, 2016
The short paper serves as an introduction to the four essays published in the Japanese Yearbook of International Law by each of the here contributing authors respectively. The introduction sets out the main questions as well as results of the four-year long research project, which the essays relate to. The collaboration of scholars in legal philosophy and private law, public law (tax, administrative law and law & economics) as well as private international law across different law schools and research centres in Japan was funded by the Japanese Government and carried out in collaboration with scholars in the UK, Italy, Germany, the US and Canada.
Keywords: Japanese Private Law, Japanese Public Law, Japanese Legal History, Comparative Private law, Comparative Public Law, Transnational Law, Legal Transplants
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