SARS in Chinese Politics and Law

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Title SARS in Chinese Politics and Law
Author Keith, Ronald Colin; Lin, Zhiqiu
Journal Name China Information
Editor Tak-Wing Ngo
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Los Angeles
Publisher Sage Publications
Abstract This article surveys the Chinese response to SARS in law and politics. Over the course of the spread of SARS the partuy-state qualified legal reform strategy that was designed to provide new human rights protection and to curtail the state's arbitrary resort to policy and regulation without the benefit of law. This immediate response revealed the underlying problems of rule-of-law making, but the experience of SARS later informed the creation of new and improved law on infectious disease that reiterated the original assumptions of legal refrom within a newly developing approach to the public management of health crisis.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Volume 21
Issue Number 3
Page from 403
Page to 424
ISSN 0920-203X
Date Accessioned 2008-03-10
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Justice and Legal Studies
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/18473
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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