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  • Criminal Justice in Chinaby Mike McConville

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The political, economic and social transformations that have taken place in China over the last half-century have had a major impact upon the formal methods, institutions and mechanisms used to deal with alleged criminal infractions. This path-breaking book, based upon the largest and most systematic empirical inquiry ever undertaken in China, analyses... more...

  • The Dharmasutrasby Patrick Olivelle

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    The Dharmasutras are the four surviving works of the ancient Indian expert tradition on the subject of dharma, or the rules of behaviour a community recognizes as binding on its members. Written in a pithy and aphoristic style and representing the culmination of a long tradition of scholarship, the Dharmasutras record intense disputes and divergent... more...

  • Indonesia: Democracy and the Promise of Good Governanceby Ross H McLeod; Andrew MacIntyre

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 49.90

    The success or failure of democratic reform in Indonesia is a key question for Indonesia itself and for the surrounding region. Although Indonesia's transition to democracy holds out the promise of good governance, this cannot be taken for granted — as the recent military takeover in Thailand shows. This book is about the challenge of making... more...

  • Law and the Chinese in Southeast Asiaby M Barry Hooker

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 44.90

    This collection of essays focuses on law and the diaspora Chinese. They show us a variety of answers to such questions as: what are the laws of China outside China; what are the laws of the Chinese in Southeast Asia; what were/are the laws for the Chinese in Southeast Asia; and is there a "Confucian Chinese"? The answers in some cases are... more...

  • Shari'a and Constitutional Reform in Indonesiaby Nadirsyah Hosen

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 58.90

    This book focuses on constitutional reform in Indonesia (1999–2002) from the perspective of shari’a. Since the end of Soeharto’s New Order government in 1998, Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, has amended the 1945 Constitution four times. Soeharto’s departure also opened the way for several Muslim groups and political... more...

  • Where in the World is the Philippines?by Rodolfo C Severino

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 44.90

    'Where in the world is the Philippines?' is a question that has been deftly and consistently dodged by our politicians at the expense of clearly defining the Philippines' territorial and maritime jurisdictions. Severino's scholarly work lays out what has happened in the past and what must be done in the future - and does so just... more...

  • Understanding Trade Lawby Michael J. Trebilcock

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a short, straightforward account of the basic structure and principles of international trade law written by one of the leading authorities in this field. The book covers, in a series of short chapters, all the major issues in international trade law, including dispute settlement; the Most Favoured Nation Principle; preferential... more...

  • Abschlussprüfung und Geschäftsrisikoby Hans-Joachim Böcking; Robert Link

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 99.00

    Robert Link zeigt, dass zur Erfüllung des gesetzlichen Prüfungsauftrags fundierte Kenntnisse hinsichtlich der Geschäftstätigkeit des zu prüfenden Unternehmens und der daraus resultierenden Geschäftsrisiken benötigt werden. Er untersucht, wie die prüfungstechnischen Voraussetzungen konkretisiert und die Anforderungen an die Abschlussprüfung erfüllt... more...

  • Human Rights Constitutionalism in Japan and Asiaby Lawrence W. Beer

    BRILL 2009; US$ 105.00

    The collection opens with a review of constitutionalism in Asia and the United States and concludes with a recent examination of Japan?s rejection of war: ?Japan?s Constitutional Discourse and Performance?. By way of Afterword, the author offers an in-depth review of ?Globalization of Human Rights in the 21st Century?. more...

  • Copyright and Creativityby Andreas Rahmatian

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Copyright and Creativity discusses the making of property out of creative works through the legal mechanism of copyright. It shows the manner in which the law translates a great variety of expressions of the human mind into its normative system and transforms them into the property right of copyright or droit d'auteur. This timely book examines... more...