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  • Global Perspectives on the Rule of Lawby James J. Heckman; Robert L. Nelson; Lee Cabatingan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyze the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship to economic and democratic development, challenging... more...

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rightsby Susan Muaddi Darraj

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    When the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it was hailed as a major advancement for humanity. In the aftermath of the horrors of World War II, the majority of nations around the world worked together for the first time in history to affirm the importance of human life and dignity. This... more...

  • State?Religion Relationships and Human Rights Lawby Jeroen Temperman

    BRILL 2010; US$ 163.00

    This book presents a human rights-based assessment of the various modes of state?religion identification and of the various forms of state practice that surround and characterize these different state?religion models. This book makes a case for the recognition of a state duty to remain impartial with respect to religion or belief in all regards so... more...

  • Konstitutionalisierung im Völkerrechtby Thomas Kleinlein

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Der Autor untersucht analytisches Potential und normative Konsequenzen der v lkerrechtlichen Konstitutionalisierungslehre. Anhand der Begriffsgeschichte zeigt er zun chst auf, wie sich der Verfassungsbegriff aussagekr ftig auf das V lkerrecht bertragen l sst. Sodann sp rt er Vorl ufern und philosophischen Wurzeln nach und sucht nach neuen Ankn pfungspunkten... more...

  • Die Rüdiger Ackermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 58.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Immer häufiger findet sich der Begriff "Prozessökonomie" in Lehre und Rechtsprechung, ohne dass bislang eine allgemein anerkannte Begriffs- und Anwendungsdefinition gefunden worden wäre. Der Verfasser hat die ebenfalls noch nicht klar definierte Prozessfigur der "Drittwiderklage" zum Ausgang der Untersuchung gemacht und anhand dieses... more...

  • Verfassungsä Helmut Neuhaus

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 43.63

    Hauptbeschreibung "Verfassungsänderungen" ist ein vielschichtiger Begriff. Er verweist unter anderem darauf, dass "Verfassungen" keine statischen Texte sind und Verfassungsgeschichte wie alle Geschichte ein dynamischer Prozess ist. In neun Vorträgen, die hier in überarbeiteter und mit Fußnoten versehener Fassung zum Abdruck kommen, nahmen sich Verfassungshistoriker... more...

  • Zur Entwicklung des deutschen parlamentarischen Joachim v. Wedel

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 75.88

    Hauptbeschreibung Vor dem Hintergrund der mit dem Ende des Bayerischen Senats im Jahre 2000 offenbar abgeschlossenen Geschichte der nicht-föderalen deutschen Zweikammersysteme stellt der Autor drei Parlamentsprojekte vor, die sich in den auf das Jahr 1814 zurückgehenden historischen Gesamtablauf nur schwer einfügen. Dieser Ablauf stellt sich, im... more...

  • Towards Recognition of Minority Groupsby Marek Zirk-Sadowski; Bartosz Wojciechowski; Karolina M. Cern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book analyses debates concerning the nature, justification and legal protection of human rights with reference to the issues surrounding social milieu as a source of any legitimized law. With contributions from a global network of scientists across several continents, the work examines the understanding of the normative framework, expressed in... more...

  • Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Ageby Neil Richards

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Most people believe that the right to privacy is inherently at odds with the right to free speech. Courts all over the world have struggled with how to reconcile the problems of media gossip with our commitment to free and open public debate for over a century. The rise of the Internet has made this problem more urgent. We live in an age of corporate... more...

  • Blasphemy And Defamation of Religions In a Polarized Worldby Darara Timotewos Gubo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    A growing importance of religion in international politics has resulted in rising polarization among nation states, which in turn has presented new challenges to international human rights principles. This book deals with some of these new challenges in Muslim states and their impact on human rights, and offers a solution. more...