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Comparative law books

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Recently Published

Comparative Law by Rudolph Schlesinger, Ugo Mattei, Teemu Ruskola Comparative Law
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This book enlarges the perspective of comparative law to include the experiences of the non-Western world, which increasingly occupies the center stage in a global approach to the law. Accordingly, the book incorporates diverse legal materials from Asia, Africa, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society by Luciana Gross Cunha The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society

Brings together experts from North and South to examine the impact of globalization on the corporate legal environment in Brazil.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Judicial Independence in Africa by Wahab O. Egbewole Judicial Independence in Africa

Judicial Independence in Africa traces the evolution of the Judiciary as an arm of government, its relationship with other arms of government and the media, the operations of the institution in relation to issues of human rights, gender and juvenile...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

The Uppsala Yearbook of Eurasian Studies II by Prof. Dr Kaj Hober The Uppsala Yearbook of Eurasian Studies II

The Yearbook now covers disciplines than law, in particular political science and economics. Given recent developments in the Eurasian region this enlarged focus is increasingly relevant and important.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Procedures to Enforce Foreign Judgments by Paul J. Omar Procedures to Enforce Foreign Judgments

This title was first published in 2002: Within Europe and beyond, foreign judgement enforcement is now an essential component for the development of international commerce. This indispensable volume traces and analyzes steps and procedures for the enforcement of foreign judgements...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Prosecutors and Democracy A Cross-National Study by Maximo Langer Prosecutors and Democracy A Cross-National Study

The first sustained, scholarly examination of the relationship between prosecutors and democracy from a cross-national, cross-disciplinary perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Is International Law International? by Anthea (Associate Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University) Roberts,  Koskenniemi Is International Law International?
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Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Santillana Codes The Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania by Dan E., Stigall The Santillana Codes The Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania
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This book provides a comparative legal analysis of the civil codes in force in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania. The book also imparts insight into the work and life of the principal author of the Tunisian code-- a Jewish man of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

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Legal Traditions of the World Sustainable diversity in law by H. Patrick (Peter M Laing Professor of Law at McGill University, Montreal) Glenn Legal Traditions of the World Sustainable diversity in law
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Legal Traditions of the World places national laws in the broader context of major legal traditions. Each tradition is examined in terms of its institutions and substantive law, its founding concepts and methods, its attitude towards the concept of change...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2018

Laws of the Postcolonial by Eve Darian-Smith Laws of the Postcolonial

Essays reveal the central part played by law in constituting the West as the antithesis of various 'others'
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

Regulating the Visible Hand? The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism by Benjamin L. (Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, Columbia Universi Liebman Regulating the Visible Hand? The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism
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The economic and geopolitical implications of China's rise have been the subject of vast commentary. However, the institutional implications of China's transformative development under state capitalism have not been examined extensively and comprehensively.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

Beyond High Courts The Justice Complex in Latin America by Matthew C. Ingram Beyond High Courts The Justice Complex in Latin America

A much-needed volume that will make a significant contribution to the growing fields of comparative law and politics and Latin American legal institutions. The book offers theoretically and conceptually rich empirical analyses of a set of critical supranational, national, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Jewish Law and American Law, Volume 2 A Comparative Study by Samuel J. Levine Jewish Law and American Law, Volume 2 A Comparative Study

This volume contributes to the growing field of comparative Jewish and American law, presenting twenty-six essays characterized by a number of distinct features. The essays will appeal to legal scholars and, at the same time, will be accessible and of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Jewish Law and American Law, Volume 1 A Comparative Study by Samuel J. Levine Jewish Law and American Law, Volume 1 A Comparative Study

This volume contributes to the growing field of comparative Jewish and American law, presenting twenty-six essays characterized by a number of distinct features. The essays will appeal to legal scholars and, at the same time, will be accessible and of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

The Future of Law in a Multicultural World by Adda Bruemmer Bozeman The Future of Law in a Multicultural World

Examining the unique cultures of the Islamic Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Indianized Asia, and China, Adda Bozeman attacks the supposition that world unity can be achieved through the application of Western ideals of international law and organization. Originally published in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Strangers Next Door? Indonesia and Australia in the Asian Century by Tim Lindsey Strangers Next Door? Indonesia and Australia in the Asian Century

There are no two neighbouring countries anywhere in the world that are more different than Indonesia and Australia. They differ hugely in religion, language, culture, history, geography, race, economics, worldview and population (Indonesia, 270 million, Australia less than 10 per...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis by Damian (University of Portsmouth, UK) Carney Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis
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This book considers whether news gatherers should be required to disclose the identity of anonymous sources used in their stories by courts or other bodies. The vast majority of media self-regulatory codes impose an obligation not to disclose the identity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution by Albert V. Dicey Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Teaching Transnational Law Substantive Issues, Pedagogical Approaches by Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Victor V. Ramraj Teaching Transnational Law Substantive Issues, Pedagogical Approaches
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What is transnational law and why should we teach it? This book offers a broad range of perspectives on transnational legal education from law professors in the global north and south, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2018

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Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law China and the World by Robin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Huang Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law China and the World

This book assembles the world's most authoritative specialists for a comparative analysis of the enforcement of corporate and securities laws in thirteen national jurisdictions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts A Comparative and Legal Perspective by Katalin Kelemen Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts A Comparative and Legal Perspective

Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

New Civil Codes in Hungary and Romania by Attila Menyhard New Civil Codes in Hungary and Romania

The contributors also consider the law of obligation, unforeseeable changes in circumstances in contracts, family law and law of succession, and more. Hungary and Romania connect to each other by their special historical and cultural background, which serves as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges by Benjamin (Osler Chair in Business Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law) Alarie, Andrew J. (Associate Professor, Uni Green Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges
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Judicial decision-making may ideally be impartial, but in reality it is influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and personal preference. Empirical literature in this area increasingly analyzes this complex collection of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Ukrainian Legal Doctrine Volume 4: Ecological, Agrarian, Economic, and Space Law by V. la Tatsyi Ukrainian Legal Doctrine Volume 4: Ecological, Agrarian, Economic, and Space Law

The authors address in this volume doctrinal approaches to ecological law, economic law, agrarian law and space law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Crafting Courts in New Democracies The Politics of Subnational Judicial Reform in Brazil and Mexico by Matthew C. (University at Albany, State University of New York) Ingram Crafting Courts in New Democracies The Politics of Subnational Judicial Reform in Brazil and Mexico
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This book explores the importance of local courts in enacting positive social and economic reform in Brazil and Mexico.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Accountability, Transparency and Democracy in the Functioning of Bretton Woods Institutions by Elena Sciso Accountability, Transparency and Democracy in the Functioning of Bretton Woods Institutions

This book investigates the strengths and weaknesses - in terms of transparency and compliance with the democratic principle - of Bretton Woods Institutions, considering the most important innovations from the original framework achieved through the introduction of independent accountability and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

The Achilles Heel of Democracy Judicial Autonomy and the Rule of Law in Central America by Rachel E. (Ohio State University) Bowen The Achilles Heel of Democracy Judicial Autonomy and the Rule of Law in Central America

Comparing five Central American countries, this book explores the influences of criminals, activists, and other societal actors on the justice system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

General Principles of Law European and Comparative Perspectives by Stefan Vogenauer General Principles of Law European and Comparative Perspectives

Examining general principles of law provides one of the most instructive examples of the intersection between EU law and comparative law. This collection draws on the expertise of high-profile and distinguished scholars to provide a critical examination of this interaction....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

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