Harvard East Asian Legal Studies

Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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Cover: Law and Investment in Japan: Cases and Materials, Second Edition

Law and Investment in Japan: Cases and Materials, Second Edition

Yanagida, Yukio
Foote, Daniel H.
Johnson, Edward Stokes
Ramseyer, J. Mark
Scogin, Hugh T.

Law and Investment in Japan introduces both Japanese law and the strategic issues that arise in cross-border transactions. Centered around the details of an actual joint venture between the U.S. and Japan, the book combines materials from the transaction itself with cases, statutes, and background data.

Cover: Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia

Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia

Alford, William P.

Over the past two decades, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Indonesia have been engaged in unprecedented efforts to recast and rapidly expand the legal profession—with profound implications not only for law, but also for politics, international relations, and society itself. Raising the Bar is the first book-length study in English of this phenomenon.

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Books influence us in untold ways, and the ones that influence us the most are often read in childhood. Harvard University Press Senior Editor Julia Kirby is reminded of this on the anniversary of the birth of one of this country’s most celebrated economists. This month would have brought Thomas Schelling’s one-hundredth birthday—and he got closer to seeing it than many mortals. The Nobel laureate economist died just five years ago, after a brilliant career as both a scholar and an advisor to US foreign policy strategists. What better day to dip into his classic work