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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 30.00
It is widely believed that autocratic regimes cannot limit their power through institutions of their own making. This book presents a surprising challenge to this view. It demonstrates that the Chilean armed forces were constrained by institutions of their own design. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00
The effect of social inequality, political influence, and institutional design on the effectiveness of Latin American legal systems. more...
Constitutional Documents of Chile 1811?1833 / Documentos Constitucionales de Chile 1811-1833 / Verfassungsdokumente Chiles 1811-1833De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00
The book edition of Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the middle of the 19th Century is the most complete and academically thorough collection of its kind. It contains constitutional documents from all over the world, written from 1776 to the end of the year 1849. This collection includes about 1,000 constitutions, human rights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Increasing scarcity, conflict, and environmental damage are critical features of the global water crisis. As governments, international organizations, NGOs, and corporations have tried to respond, Chilean water law has seemed an attractive alternative to older legislative and regulatory approaches. Boldly introduced in 1981, the Chilean model is the... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 226.80
The Law of MERCOSUR presents both an overview and in-depth analysis of one of the worlds most important and increasingly influential economic organisations. The book comprises both a series of first-hand analyses of MERCOSUR by experts from countries in the MERCOSUR bloc, and also discussions from other parts of the world looking at MERCOSUR... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 83.00
Since 1943, the lives of Brazilian working people and their employers have been governed by the Consolidation of Labor Laws (CLT). Seen as the end of an exclusively repressive approach, the CLT was long hailed as one of the world's most advanced bodies of social legislation. In Drowning in Laws , John D. French examines the juridical origins of the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 19.95
Dilemmas of Modernity provides a new framework for understanding Bolivia's contested present through the study of local encounters with transnational law, liberalism, and the institutions and agents of development. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 25.00
This study offers a new theoretical framework for understanding how institutional instability affects judicial behavior under dictatorship and democracy. In stark contrast to conventional wisdom, the central findings of the book contradict the longstanding assumption that only independent judges rule against the government of the day. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00
This book analyzes Chilean judicial behavior before, during, and after authoritarian rule. more...