An Empirical and Comparative Study of Law Students' Perceptions of Their Values in Four Asian Civil Law Countires: China, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea


Grant Data
Project Title
An Empirical and Comparative Study of Law Students' Perceptions of Their Values in Four Asian Civil Law Countires: China, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea
Principal Investigator
Dr Wu, Richard Wai Sang   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Nicholson Pip   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Ji Weidong   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Leung Grace Lai Kuen   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Cheng Kevin Kwok Yin   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Lin Yu-Hsin   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Nguyen Quang Van   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Evans Adrian Hellier   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Kim JaeWon   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Manako Kinoshita   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
798480
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Law Students' Values, China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam
Discipline
Law
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17601815
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To assess the significance of values in the decision-making process of law students in these four Asian civil law countries. 3) To investigate the effect of gender on the value orientations of law students in these four Asian civil law countries. 4) To evaluate the impact of legal education on the value orientation of law students in these four Asian civil law countries. 5) To investigate other local factors, apart from legal education, that shape the value development of law students in China, Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. 6) To identify and develop strategies that can help both the governments and law schools in these four Asian civil law countries to reform their curricula on value development of their law students. 7) To evaluate the similarities and differences in the value orientation of law students in Asian civil law countries and their common law counterparts.