This investigative comparison of the post-communist transitions of Russia and China attempts to assess why China’s growth has outstripped that of Russia, and whether Russia’s stunted economic development may offer signs for the future growth of China.
Across Europe, the question of whether quotas should be enforced for the highest ranking corporate positions as a means to addressing gender injustice is under vigorous discussion. Much of the debate has focused on the Directive drafted by the European Commission in 2012, which would place an ‘obligation of means’ on listed companies to ensure that at least 40% of non-executive directors (or 30% of all directors) of each corporate board are female by 2020.
A report of a workshop exploring popular attitudes to law in contemporary Russia. The analysis covers two research projects into the changing perceptions, increasing workload, and other challenges faced by the courts that deal with the vast majority of cases in Russia - the Justices of the Peace courts.