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Comparative law books

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

This edited volume examines two recent Central European recodifications of civil law. The contributors present and discuss the regulation and the fundamental changes related to the new Civil Codes in each country. They also highlight the novelties and some of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

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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This book explains how the answers to the following institutional questions largely determine the influence of political preferences of individual judges and the degree of cooperation among judges at a given point in time. Who decides; how are judicial appointments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

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: 08/07/2017

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: 30/06/2017

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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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: 30/09/2017

Embedded Courts Judicial Decision-Making in China by Kwai Hang (University of California, San Diego) Ng, Xin (City University of Hong Kong) He Embedded Courts Judicial Decision-Making in China
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A study of the decision-making process of Chinese courts and the non-legal forces and regional factors that influence judicial outcomes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Transforming Religious Liberties A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems by S. I. (University of Missouri, Columbia) Strong Transforming Religious Liberties A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems
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Proposes a new theoretical approach to religious liberty that both transcends and transforms current approaches to law and religion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Transnational Sustainability Laws by Phillip (Universiteit van Tilburg, The Netherlands) Paiement Transnational Sustainability Laws
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This book examines how voluntary sustainability standards can be used to both regulate and coordinate producers in industries.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Transnational Sustainability Laws by Phillip (Universiteit van Tilburg, The Netherlands) Paiement Transnational Sustainability Laws
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This book examines how voluntary sustainability standards can be used to both regulate and coordinate producers in industries.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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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This book challenges the idea that international law looks the same from anywhere in the world. Instead, how international lawyers understand and approach their field is often deeply influenced by the national contexts in which they lived, studied, and worked....
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order Adoption and Adaptation by Yun (The University of Hong Kong) Zhao Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order Adoption and Adaptation

A critical evaluation of the latest reform in Chinese law that engages legal scholarship with research of Chinese legal historians.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Failures of American Methods of Lawmaking in Historical and Comparative Perspectives by James R. (University of Baltimore) Maxeiner Failures of American Methods of Lawmaking in Historical and Comparative Perspectives


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

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Emergencies in Public Law The Legal Politics of Containment by Karin Loevy Emergencies in Public Law The Legal Politics of Containment

This book challenges the traditional framing of emergency powers as 'exceptions' by illustrating their long-term legal and political effects.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Perils of Judicial Self-Government in Transitional Societies by David Kosar Perils of Judicial Self-Government in Transitional Societies

This book investigates the mechanisms of judicial control to determine an efficient methodology for independence and accountability.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Audi Alteram Partem in Criminal Proceedings Towards a Participatory Understanding of Criminal Justice in Europe and Latin America by Stefano Ruggeri Audi Alteram Partem in Criminal Proceedings Towards a Participatory Understanding of Criminal Justice in Europe and Latin America

This book analyses current developments in Europe and Latin America towards the greater involvement of the parties in the administration of criminal justice. Focusing on both national criminal proceedings and transnational cases, this study employs a comparative law approach to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

This edited collection is the result of a workshop organised in March 2014 at the University of Birmingham's Institute for Advanced Studies, entitled: Hybridity: Exploring Power, Social Structures, and Institutions Beyond the Liberal West.--ECIP introduction.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2017

Privacy and Power A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair by Russell A. (Washington and Lee University, Virginia) Miller Privacy and Power A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair
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This book documents and explains the differences in the ways Americans and Europeans approach the issues of privacy and intelligence gathering.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

The Diffusion of Law The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World by Sue Farran, Dr. James Gallen, Christa Rautenbach The Diffusion of Law The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World
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In considering diffusion from a global perspective, this book provides timely new insights into its application in a variety of fields and at many levels of both legal and non-legal orderings. This collection contributes to the wider theoretical debate concerning...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2017

Legal Lexicography A Comparative Perspective by Mairtin Mac Aodha Legal Lexicography A Comparative Perspective

Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2017

Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europe by Dr. Yuwen Li Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europe

Administrative litigation systems are a rapidly developing legal field in many countries. This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as a number of selected European countries that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2017

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