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  • Asian Legal Revivalsby Yves Dezalay; Bryant G. Garth

    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...

  • Intellectual Property Regime Evolution in China and Indiaby Paul Irwin Crookes

    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...

  • Palermo in the Pacificby Andreas Schloenhardt

    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...

  • Law and Power in the Islamic Worldby Sami Zubaida

    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...

  • Mergers & Acquisitions in Chinaby Chris Devonshire-Ellis; Andy Scott; Sam Woollard

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 59.95

    Mergers & Acquisitions in China provides an in-depth look at all aspects of purchasing businesses in China. The text details the complete regulatory processes involved, as well as the differences that arise when handling M&A between private Chinese companies. more...

  • Modern Chinese Real Estate Lawby Professor Gregory M Stein; Professor Robin Paul Malloy

    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...

  • Protecting Privacy in Chinaby Hao Wang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • International Investment Arbitrationby Judge Dr Mohamed A M Ismail

    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...

  • Negotiating in Civil Conflictby Haider Ala Hamoudi

    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...