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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 50.00
Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor zieht Bilanz aus einer mehr als 15jährigen Beratung von Rechts- und Justizreformen in allen Ländern Zentralasiens, des südlichen Kaukasus, der Volksrepublik China, der Russischen Föderation, der Ukraine, der Mongolei und Moldawiens. An konkreten Problemlagen zeigt er die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Übertragung und Rezeption... more...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 32.00
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...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 140.40
This book results from a conference held in Singapore in September 2009 that brought together distinguished lawyers and economists to examine the differences and similarities in the intersection between intellectual property and competition laws in Asia. The prime focus was how best to balance these laws to improve economic welfare. Countries in Asia... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95
Rule of law, one of the pillars of the modern world, has emerged in Western liberal democracies. This book considers how rule of law is viewed and implemented in the different cultural, economic and political context of Asia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book challenges the prevailing view of cinema and cinema culture, that Hollywood/the US creates, produces and exports, with other countries importing, sometimes modifying and sometimes pirating 'original' American work. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 29.00
What constitutes ?knowledge?? How is it produced? Whose purposes does it serve? With the social uses of knowledge and increasing commodification of the education system matters of public debate, this is a timely and original book. Noted international scholars from philosophy, literature, art theory & practice and anthropology explore what it means... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00
This book explores the intersections of film, justice, and the state in comparative perspective across a range of major Asian countries, including India, China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The contributing authors cross the conventional border between the analysis of on-screen and off-screen intersections of law and cinema. more...