Globalization and Law in a Local Context: Experiences from the Japanese Research Group on Public and Private Law

13 Pages Posted: 19 May 2016

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Yuki Asano

Doshisha University; Law School

Hiroki Harada

Kyoto University

Takeshi Fujitani

University of Tokyo

Dai Yokomizo

Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law

Date Written: May 5, 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Asano, Yuki and Harada, Hiroki and Fujitani, Takeshi and Yokomizo, Dai, Globalization and Law in a Local Context: Experiences from the Japanese Research Group on Public and Private Law (May 5, 2016). TLI Think! Paper 17/2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2780146 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2780146

Yuki Asano (Contact Author)

Doshisha University ( email )

Karasuma-Imadegawa Kamigyo
Kyoto 602-8580
Japan

Law School ( email )

Kyoto
Japan

Hiroki Harada

Kyoto University ( email )

Yoshida-Honmachi
Sakyo-ku
Kyoto, 606-8501
Japan

Takeshi Fujitani

University of Tokyo ( email )

Hongo 7-3-1
Institute of Social Science
Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-0033
Japan

Dai Yokomizo

Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law ( email )

Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Nagoya, 464-8601
Japan

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