New Developments in Law in the People’s Republic of China

Lubman, Stanley B. | January 1, 1979

Recently, Chinese leaders have begun to promote the development of legal standards andformal legal institutions for China. In this article, Mr. Lubman explores the background and current status of the role of law in China and assesses its relationship to China’s economic development, domestic politics, and international economic relations. Mr. Lubman suggests that students of Chinese law must create new theoreticalperspectives to study the new developments.