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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; Not Available
China has a legal history dating back more than three thousand years. This book assesses the different aspects of that tradition, and combines theory and practice in discussing the modern legal transition which the Chinese legal system is undergoing. more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 95.05
Im Internationalen Investitionsrecht haben NGOs und sonstige nichtstaatliche Akteure den amicus curiae brief für sich entdeckt, um auf bestimmte Folgewirkungen eines Schiedsspruchs hinzuweisen. Auch die Europäische Kommission tritt in Investitionsverfahren verstärkt als amicus curiae in Erscheinung. Der lateinische Begriff amicus curiae bedeutet... 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...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35
Though a directive principle of the constitution, a uniform civil code of law has never been written or instituted in India. As a result, in matters of personal law -- the segment of law concerning marriage, dowry, divorce, parentage, legitimacy, wills, and inheritance -- individuals of different backgrounds... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This edited collection examines the labour laws of seven industrializing East Asian societies - China, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and Vietnam - and discusses the variation in their impact across the whole region. Leading scholars from each country consider both laws pertaining to working conditions and industrial relations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95
Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to take root fully in the different cultural, economic and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This work explores the tension in East Asia between the trend towards a convergence of legal practices in the direction of a universal model and a reassertion of local cultural practices. The trend towards convergence arises in part from 'globalisation', from 'rule of law programs' promulgated by institutions such as the International Monetary Fund... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established... more...