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- A&C Black 2010; US$ 58.50
Brazil is one of the world's most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership. Jonathan Zittrain - Professor, Harvard Law School. "As policy makers around the world grapple with how to configure their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 148.00
Most people believe that criminal justice in Colombia is rife with impunity and corruption. Elvira María Restrepo delves beneath such beliefs to reveal a system driven at a fundamental level by fear and distrust from outside the system itself. With the present difficulties in the country tantamount to a state of irregular war, the judiciary is in crisis.... 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...
- 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 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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 69.02
Hauptbeschreibung Nicole Monleón befaßt sich mit dem gegenwärtigen venezolanischen internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrecht. Sie beginnt mit einem kurzen Rückblick auf die Rechtsgeschichte Venezuelas und zeichnet die Entwicklung des venezolanischen Kollisionsrechts auf nationaler und staatsvertraglicher Ebene nach. Im Anschluss daran kommentiert... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 94.90
Hauptbeschreibung Das Strafprozessrecht sieht sich gegenwärtig angesichts immer komplexer werdender Kriminalität vor grenzüberschreitenden Herausforderungen, die bisher sicher geglaubte Grundlagen in Frage stellen. Während in Deutschland die althergebrachte Struktur des reformierten Inquisitionsprozesses dennoch kaum in Zweifel gezogen wird, hat... 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00
E-Commerce is a phenomenon that threads through the whole economy. Its rapid development and the increasing importance of the Internet have led to fundamental changes in the whole services sector. This applies in particular to financial services. The work deals with the legal aspects of this development, as well as those pertaining to legal policy. more...