Bibliography of Academic Writings in the Field of Chinese Law in Western Languages in 2013

  • Knut Benjamin Pißler
  • Yvonne Eulers


This bibliography aims at providing an overview of journal articles, edited books and monographs on Chinese law with a focus on publications in English and German. The structure of the bibliography follows the classification scheme of the leading German law bibliography „Karlsruher Juristische Bibliographie“.

Classification Scheme:

I. Law and Jurisprudence (Recht und Rechtswissenschaft)
II. Legal and Constitutional History (Rechts- und Verfassungsgeschichte)
III. Private Law (Privatrecht)
1. In General (Allgemein)
2. General Part of the Civil Code (Allgemeiner Teil des Zivilrechts)
3. Law of Obligations (Schuldrecht)
4. Law of Property (Sachenrecht)
5. Family Law (Familienrecht)
6. Law of Succession (Erbrecht)
7. Commercial Law (Handelsrecht)
8. Business Organisations (Gesellschaftsrecht)
9. Insurance (Privatversicherungsrecht)
10. Industrial Property, Copyright and Publishing (Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz, Urheber- und Verlagsrecht)
11. Negotiable Instruments (Wertpapierrecht)
12. Unfair Competition, Trademarks, Anti-trust Legislation (Wettbewerbs- und Warenzeichenrecht, Kartellrecht)
13. Conflicts of Laws, Uniform Private Law (Internationales Privatrecht, Einheitsrecht)
IV. Judicial System, Practice and Procedure, Civil Procedure (Gerichtsverfassung, allgemeines Prozessrecht und Zivilprozess)
V. Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (Strafrecht und Strafverfahren)
VI. Theory of the State, Sociology, Politics (Staats- und Gesellschaftslehre, Politik)
VII. Public Law and Constitutional Law (Staats- und Verfassungsrecht)
1 Priv.-Doz. Dr. iur. Knut Benjamin Pißler, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (Email: Yvonne Eulers studies law and sinology at the Georg-August-University Göttingen. She was an intern in the China unit of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in March 2014.
2 Writings in other European languages could only partly be considered.
VIII. Administrative Law (Allgemeines Verwaltungsrecht)
IX. Administrative Law – Individual Branches (Besonderes Verwaltungsrecht)
X. Economic Legislation (Wirtschaftsrecht)
XI. Traffic Laws (Verkehrsrecht)
XII. Financial Laws and Taxation (Finanz- und Steuerrecht)
XIII. Labor Law (Arbeitsrecht)
XIV. Social Legislation (Sozialrecht)
XV. Public International Law (Völkerrecht)