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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they have responded to this, forming non-governmental organisations... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 32.00
The central question of the Arab Spring?what democracies should look like in the deeply religious countries of the Middle East?has developed into a vigorous debate over these nations? secular identities. But what, exactly, is secularism? What has the West?s long familiarity with it inevitably obscured? In Questioning Secularism , Hussein Ali Agrama... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
How diverse cultures approach conflict in the context of the integration of global markets is a new arena for research and practice. To date, most of the research on international arbitration has focused exclusively on Western models of arbitration as practiced in Europe and North America. While such studies have accurately reflected the geographic... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2015; US$ 20.99
The Best I Could traces the life and career of Subhas Anandan, an advocate whose tireless devotion to the Singapore criminal justice system is legendary. In this highly personal autobiography, first published in 2009, Subhas describes not only the many sensational cases he covered, including those of Took Leng How, Anthony Ler and Ah Long San, but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
During the 1980s and 1990s Asian 'developmental states' attracted much attention in political science and economics literature, but the role of law in the economic development was neglected. It was only after the Asian crisis of 1997 that many analysts began to focus on a lack of regulation and transparency as a major factor triggering the crisis.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
In recent years, controversy has surrounded the role of top government lawyers in the United States and the United Kingdom. Allegations of bad lawyering and bad ethics in public office over the ?torture memos? in the United States and the political pressure placed on the Attorney-General in the United Kingdom to approve the legality of the Iraq war,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00
Open publication Corporate law is a very complex area of law. This new edition of the ?Practical Manual of Corporate Law? offers practice-based knowledge related to every type of company, both for the establishment of company structures as well as for procedural practice. The authors, who are well-versed in the field, take... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95
This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international development assistance. Key issues covered include: ... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 99.00
This comprehensive book traces the growth of labour jurisprudence in India and. provides a clear understanding of the content of these principal judgements. The Supreme Court of India has always had pro-socialist judges, the most prominent. of them being Justice V R Krishna Iyer. His contributions to labour jurisprudence. are legendary. This book analyses... more...