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  • Land Expropriation in Israelby Yifat Holzman-Gazit

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    This book studies the Israeli case law of land expropriation against the social characteristics, political realities and ideologies of Israel. It concludes with an analysis of the constitutional change of 1992 and its impact on the legal treatment of property rights under Israeli law. more...

  • Overcoming Historical Injusticesby James L. Gibson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 84.00

    This book investigates the judgements South Africans make about the fairness of their country's past, focusing on historical land dispossessions. more...

  • The Right to Development in International Lawby Khurshid Iqbal

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of relevant sources to analyse the legal status of international... more...

  • Community, Space and Online Censorshipby Scott Beattie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95

    This book compares the Australian solution to internet regulation, a set of laws which have been criticised as being both draconian and ineffectual, to major regulatory systems in the UK and US, and will be a valuable guide for anyone interested in internet theory generally. more...

  • Violence, Law and Women’s Rights in South Asiaby Savitri Goonesekere

    SAGE India 2003; US$ 41.25

    This very insightful volume critically analyses the law and law enforcement in three South Asian countries India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in order to assess the response of the criminal justice system to violence against women. The contributors assert that the gap between reality and the practice of laws in these countries is unfortunately very wide... more...

  • The Common Law in Two Voicesby Kwai Hang Ng

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book examines how language changes the way law is debated and negotiated, focusing on the courtrooms of postcolonial Hong Kong. more...

  • Tradition of the Law and Law of the Tradition: Law, State, and Social Control in Chinaby Xin Ren

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 132.00

    Traditionally, social theorists in the West have structured models of state social control according to the tenet that socialization is accomplished by means of external controls on behavior: undesirable actions are punished and desirable actions result either in material reward or a simple respite from the oppressive attentions of an authoritarian... more...

  • Intellectual Property in Asian Emerging Economiesby Assafa Endeshaw

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 139.95

    This book critically reviews the recurrent debate on Intellectual Property law and policy in Developing Countries carried out in the last decade; to identify the still unresolved policy issues and to propose alternative approaches that resonate with the needs for transformation of the economic and social reality of DCs. It draws lessons to be learnt... more...

  • China's Journey toward the Rule of Lawby Dingjian Cai; Chenguang Wang

    BRILL 2010; US$ 247.00

    The thirty years since China's reform and opening have been very eventful for the country's legal reforms, and this volume presents a multidisciplinary look at the current scholarship going on in China on the subject. The articles have been translated into English to assist scholars worldwide in understanding China's recent legal history... more...

  • The Subversive Activities Prevention Law of Japanby Cecil Uyehara

    BRILL 2009; US$ 225.00

    This publication is the first analysis in English on how the Subversive Activities Prevention Law (SAPL) was drafted and debated, supported and opposed, using the 20+ drafts of the law, and the subsequent deliberations concerning the proposed law in the Houses of Representatives and Councillors. A short epilogue - since over 50 years have elapsed since... more...