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- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50
More than a decade ago, before globalization became a buzzword, Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth established themselves as leading analysts of how that process has shaped the legal profession. Drawing upon the insights of Pierre Bourdieu, Asian Legal Revivals explores the increasing importance of the positions of the law and lawyers in South and... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 147.00
What is behind the changing attitudes towards intellectual property in India and China? This exploration of empirically-based research comparisons on the character of intellectual property systems found in these two countries, offers answers to three key questions: what are the drivers that have moved them towards a closer embrace of IP norms, how... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 185.00
This study identifies and analyses organised crime legislation in the Asia Pacific region. It examines offences criminalising the participation in criminal organisations and equivalent provisions penalising the existence and operation of organised crime under domestic laws. The study also explores the adoption of relevant international treaties, in... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95
Islamic law (the Shari?a) and its application is a central issue in contemporary Islamic politics and culture. This book examines the origins and evolution of the Shari?a and the corpus of texts, concepts and practices in which it has been enshrined. Sami Zubaida considers key historical episodes of political accommodations and contests between scholars... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
With massive growth taking place in the real estate industry, how can China develop a free market and private ownership of land while still officially subscribing to Communist ideology? This study uses fieldwork interviews to establish how the Chinese real estate market operates in practice from both legal and business perspectives. It describes how... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 139.00
Today, privacy is one of the most hotly debated topics worldwide. The book aims to balance the development of personal rights in a country that has historically valued collective rights over those of the individual. The protection of privacy is not an issue that has been emphasised during the rapid development of economic laws in China. However, the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Arbitration is the most common mechanism for disputes' settlement in developing countries. Following the move to free market economies, arbitration will play an increasingly fundamental role in order to protect foreign investors in the Middle East and North African Region (MENA). This book examines the pulse and dynamics of international investment... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 87.50
In 2005, Iraq drafted its first constitution and held the country?s first democratic election in more than fifty years. Even under ideal conditions, drafting a constitution can be a prolonged process marked by contentious debate, and conditions in Iraq are far from ideal: Iraq has long been racked by ethnic and sectarian conflict, which intensified... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available
Dr Peng He in her book addresses various issues, drawing on Western and Chinese sources for her argument for a ?communicative? theory of law making. This book is both timely and important in the Chinese context. Her argument depends upon the insight that what is important in societies is not just representative democracy but ?voice? - the opportunity... more...