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Legal Imperialism Sovereignty and Extraterritoriality in Japan, the Ottoman Empire, and China

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ISBN-10: 110761788X

ISBN-13: 9781107617889

Edition: 2014

Authors: Turan Kayaoğlu

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Legal Imperialism examines the important role of nineteenth-century Western extraterritorial courts in non-Western states. These courts, created as a separate legal system for Western expatriates living in Asian and Islamic coutries, developed from the British imperial model, which was founded on ideals of legal positivism. Based on a cross-cultural comparison of the emergence, function, and abolition of these court systems in Japan, the Ottoman Empire, and China, Turan Kayaoglu elaborates a theory of extraterritoriality, comparing the nineteenth-century British example with the post-World War II American legal imperialism. He also provides an explanation for the end of imperial…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/2/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Turan Kayaoglu is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Kayaoglu studied International Relations at Bilkent University and the University of Denver before receiving his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Washington, Seattle. His articles have appeared in the International Studies Review and International Studies Quarterly.