Fundamentals of Military Law

A Chinese Perspective

  • Jian Zhou

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Basic Theory of Military Law

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jian Zhou
      Pages 43-105
  3. Core Military Law

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Jian Zhou
      Pages 109-122
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      Pages 123-126
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      Pages 127-207
    5. Jian Zhou
      Pages 209-251
    6. Jian Zhou
      Pages 253-331
  4. The Law of National Defense

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Jian Zhou
      Pages 387-403
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      Pages 405-432
  5. The Law of War

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-433
    2. Jian Zhou
      Pages 435-454
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      Pages 479-527
    4. Jian Zhou
      Pages 529-542
  6. International Military Law

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 543-543

About this book


The book makes a comprehensive analysis of the basic principles and theories of military law, restructuring the theoretic framework of military law. It also puts forwards the new concepts of “core military law” and “international military law” for the first time in China, and even the world. The book could help legal scholars and lawyers, especially military lawyers and research fellows in military law, to have a new approach to study military law. 


military law fundamentals of law core military law military administrative law military criminal law military justice military service law national defence law law of war international military law

Authors and affiliations

  • Jian Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.The Political Academy, The National Defence University, The PLAShanghaiChina

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