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Contents Foreword Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes on the Contributors 1 After the Miracle: Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia Meredith Jung-En Woo Reforming the legal institutions: The rule of law and economic development Reforming the state institutions: Reinventing industrial policy Reforming labour and social policy Governance of the private sector Conclusion Part I: Law 2 Ideology, Experience, and the Rule of Law in Developing Societies Frank K. Upham Prologue Introduction A model of formal law The myths and realities of American law and practice The myths and realities of Japanese law and practice Implications for developing countries 3 Asia?s Legal Systems in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Can the Rule of Law Carry any of the Weight? John K.M. Ohnesorge Introduction The rule of law What can the rule of law say about legal reform in the wake of the financial crisis Conclusion Part II: Bureaucracy and Industrial Policy 4 Re-engineering the Developmental State in an Age of Globalization: Taiwan in Defiance of Neo-liberalism Yun-han Chu Introduction Institutional foundation for monetary and financial stability Re-engineering the developmental state Industrial governance in the high-tech sector Conclusion 5 Developmentalism as Political Culture and Liberalization in France Michael Loriaux French developmentalism Structural change in the international political economy and liberalization in France Liberalization within the cultural framework of developmentalism Developmental culture and disaggregation of the Noyaux Durs Part III: Labour 6 Asian Regimes and the Labour Contract Juhana Vartiainen Introduction The uniqueness of labour markets The labour contract in three economic cultures Trajectories of corporatism: Small European countries, Korea and Japan Appendix: A model of bargaining and investment under uncertainty 7 Continuity and Change in Welfare State and Production Regimes in Advanced Industrial Societies Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens Welfare state and production regimes The impact of welfare state and production regimes on poverty and inequality Reasons for welfare state retrenchment and changes in production regimes Future viability of different welfare state regimes Concluding remarks Part IV: Governance of the Private Sector 8 The Korean Corporate Governance System: Before and After the Crisis Sung Wook Joh Introduction Inadequate corporate governance infrastructure Weakness of the Korean corporate sector prior to the crisis Reforms after the crisis Stock market evaluation of corporate restructuring Summary and conclusion 9 Institutionalizing Creative Destruction: Predictable and Transparent Bankruptcy Law in the Wake of the East Asian Financial Crisis Bruce G. Carruthers and Terence C. Halliday How bankruptcy law works Bankruptcy reform in East Asia Bankruptcy law and the crisis Rule of law and rule of numbers Conclusion Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Law reform -- Asia.
Rule of law -- Asia.
Neoliberalism -- Asia.