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Fundamentals of Military Law

A Chinese Perspective


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
    3. Jian Zhou
      Pages 123-126
    4. Jian Zhou
      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
    3. Jian Zhou
      Pages 405-432
  5. The Law of War

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-433
    2. Jian Zhou
      Pages 435-454
    3. Jian Zhou
      Pages 479-527
    4. Jian Zhou
      Pages 529-542

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

  1. 1.The Political Academy, The National Defence University, The PLAShanghaiChina

About the authors

Jian Zhou, Professor and Senior Colonel in the Political Academy, the National Defence University, China, PhD supervisor in the China University of Political Science and Law and East China University of Political Science and Law, the leading scholar of the Discipline of Armed Police Law and the Chief Expert at the Legal Research Centre of the Armed Police Force, military lawyer, referee of the Journal of Social Sciences in China. Used to be the director of the first teaching and research division of military law in China. Professor Zhou supervised the first MA candidate and the first PhD candidate of military law in China, and was appraised as an excellent supervisor of MA candidate.

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