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Chinese (PRC) & Hong Kong Law

A guide for researching Chinese (PRC) & Hong Kong Law including Legislation, Case Law, Treaties and Law Reform..

Print & eBooks on Chinese Law

Finding Journal Articles in English on Chinese Law

Journal article databases allow you to search hundreds of journal titles at the same time and is the most effective way to find relevant articles. These databases can provide indexes/abstracts and / or full text articles.

Articles on Chinese law are not only written in Chinese journals - so we recommend you use:

  1. Multijurisdictional legal databases - these contain mostly journals from 'western' common law jurisdictions such as the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, but include much written about Chinese law. These databases include content from thousands of journals and are the most effective research tool for journal articles from all jurisdictions.
  2. Chinese legal journal databases - these include far fewer journals than the major western journal databases, and often only titles and abstracts are accessible in English.
  3. Chinese academic journal databases - these contain not only legal journals but are a good resource for articles on Chinese law. They include far fewer journals than the major western journal databases.

1. Multijurisdictional Journal Article Databases

2. Chinese Legal Journal Databases (UniMelb staff & student access)

3. Chinese Academic Journal Article Databases (UniMelb staff & student access)

Finding Journal Articles in Chinese on Chinese Law

Chinese Legal Journal Databases (UniMelb staff & student access)

Books on Chinese Law in Kluwer Law Online


Individual Journal and E-journal Titles

Below is a selection of other Chinese law print and e-journals journals held by the University Libraries. Print journals are located on Level 4 of the Law Library. To search for other specific titles, use the catalogue.

Bibliography of Books & Articles on Chinese Law

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