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  • Foreign Judgments in Israelby Haggai Carmon

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 98.92

    This practical book analyzes enforcement of foreign civil judgments in Israel, serving as a guide for anyone seeking answers in the context of international commerce or to resolve international legal disputes. Offers a methodical review of difficult issues. more...

  • Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlementby Junji Nakagawa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    An increasing number of international trade disputes are settled through the WTO dispute settlement (DS) procedure. In parallel, an increasing number of international investment disputes are settled through investor-host state arbitration procedure. What does "transparency" mean in the context of international trade and investment dispute settlement?... more...

  • Why the Law Matters to Youby Christoph Hanisch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 131.86

    This book develops an account of legality that identifies the law as a constitutive feature of the identities of citizens of modern states. The law co-constitutes practical identities by maintaining the external preconditions that are necessary for actions performed under its authority. The book is a defense of the necessity of social... more...

  • The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Lawby Joshua D H Karton

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    Examining a developing culture of international commercial arbitration and the implications for the evolution of contract law, this book includes case studies and analysis from interviews with international arbitrators and national court judges, and identifies trends to explain and predict arbitration decisions on issues of substantive law. more...

  • Legal Spacesby Sabine Müller-Mall

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 109.91

    Offering an innovative, interdisciplinary approach, this book illustrates that space is a concept with the capacity to capture the relationality, dynamics and hybridity of global law. Explores topological thinking in finding concrete perspectives on law. more...

  • Human Rights Without Democracy?by Gret Haller

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 27.95

    Do Human Rights truly serve the people? Should citizens themselves decide democratically of what those rights consist? Or is it a decision for experts and the courts? Gret Haller argues that Human Rights must be established democratically. Drawing on the works of political philosophers from John Locke to Immanuel Kant, she explains why, from a philosophical... more...

  • Preventing Terrorism and Controlling Riskby Susan Donkin

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 47.26

    ?This Brief takes a provocative look at existing socio-legal literature with a comparative study of terrorism control orders, focusing on how the concept of pre-emption fits within a traditional criminological framework.  This timely work examines how such measures might be conceived and interpreted within a situational crime prevention approach. Over... more...

  • Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'by A. W. Brian Simpson

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19

    HLA Hart developed 'The Concept of Law' while renowned historian AWB Simpson was studying and teaching at Oxford. Simpson wittily recreates the culture of Oxford philosophy in the '50s, providing a new perspective of one of the most famous works of philosophy of the 20th century and casting a satirical eye over the shortcomings of post-war Oxford. more...

  • Jurisdiction and Arbitration Agreements in International Commercial Lawby Zheng Sophia Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Arbitration and jurisdiction agreements are frequently used in transnational commercial contracts to reduce risk, gain efficacy and acquire certainty and predictability. Because of the similarities between these two types of procedural autonomy agreements, they are often treated in a similar way by courts and practitioners. This book offers a comprehensive... more...

  • Proportionality in International Lawby Michael Newton; Larry May

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Proportionality in International Law critically assesses the current law of proportionality in normative terms combining abstract philosophical and legal analysis with exacting, highly emotive contemporary combat cases. The case studies discussed in this book are predominantly from the perspective of those who make decisions in the midst of armed... more...