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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 45.81
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 2006; US$ 83.95
Human Rights in Asia considers how human rights are viewed and implemented in Asia. It covers not just civil and political rights, but also social, economic and cultural rights. This study discusses the problems arising from the fact that ideas of human rights have evolved in Western liberal democracies and examines how far such values are compatible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This is a succint and well-written book introducing a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of copyright and related issues in contemporary popular culture in relation to the current development of Asian cinema, and questions how copyright is appropriated to regulate culture. It examines the many meanings and practices pertaining to "copying"... 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...