JJUB55064U  Chinese legal culture in European and Danish perspective. Business law in focus and context.

Volume 2014/2015
Content
Subjects:- Chinese traditions and their impact on contemporary normative and legal culture- The role of law in the People's Republic of China: Heritage of communism and post-communist legal and normative developments- Legal reform and the development of a market economy: Company law, foreign investment law, trade law, intellectual property law, contract law and corporate social responsibility
- China's access to the WTO and its legal implications;
- Human rights and corruption
- Social organizations, internal migration and the law
- Internet norms and regulations, censorship,and culture of communication
- China and the EU; comparisons of Chinese and Western negotiation and legal cultures. Methodology:
- Oral student presentations and written summaries of assigned texts
- Group discussions of texts and topical cases in class
- lectures by and dialogue with and among teachers
- Use of visual material (film, documentaries, video)- Midterm group papers Specific activities:
- Seminar with invited expert speakers- Visits (to specific sites, embassy, companies et al, tbc)
Learning Outcome
Basic understanding of Chinese tradition, philosophy and history and their impact on normative cultures;
Basic understanding of general relations between Chinese and European legal cultures;
Basic understanding of the development of a market economy in a Chinese context;
Basic knowledge of core business rules of China (contract, company, trade, investment, intellectual property);
Basic insight in the complex nature of bureaucracy in China.
Basic understanding of negotiation culture of Chinese business communities.

Major sources:

 

- Zhu Yikun: Concise Chinese law, seneste udgave. See detail contents list   http:/​/​www.purpleculture.net/​concise-chinese-law-p-449/​ and ISBN: 750364379X

 

- Selected articles primarily on the following topics (available in Absalon):
Chinese normative traditions & culture (Daoism and Confucianism) and their influence on contemporary legal and normative culture; Communist normative heritage and post-communist legal developments; Contemporary Chinese law – the influence of rule of law and human rights; Social organizations, social activism and normative frameworks; Legal reform and development of market economy and market law; Company law, foreign investment law and foreign trade law; Intellectual property law, contract law and company law; globalizations, markets and norms.

- Oral student presentations and written summaries of assigned texts
- Group discussions of texts and topical cases in class
- lectures by and dialogue with and among teachers - Use of visual material (film, documentaries, video) - Midterm group papers - Seminar
Credit
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Written homework assignment with deadline (essay)
Exam registration requirements
Quality of the essay; ability to present a self-selected and approved topic (in a group or individually) in writing and to relate it as broadly as possible to the texts for the course and to the discussions in class.
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Exam period
11. December 2014
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Seminar
  • 54
  • Preparation
  • 358,5
  • Total
  • 412,5