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- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95
How is law mobilized and who has the power and authority to construct its meaning? This important volume examines this question as well as how law is constituted and reconfigured through social processes that frame both its continuity and transformation over time. The volume highlights how power is deployed under conditions of legal pluralism, exploring... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 52.20
From the viewpoint of the constitutional crisis in Europe, slow UN reforms, difficulties implementing the Kyoto Protocol and the International Criminal Court, and tensions between human rights and trade, Mireille Delmas-Marty's 'journey through the legal landscape' of the early years of the 21st century shows it to be dominated by imprecision,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
In this study international legal experts explore legal concepts and contexts from diverse national and disciplinary perspectives. Themes range from legal and normative pluralism to the development of state law and legal systems, and from laws rhetoric and the potential utility of alternative vocabularies to the polyjurality of the present. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book provides a fascinating and critical insight into familiar and less familiar mixed legal systems, taking the reader on a voyage of discovery from St Lucia and Guyana to the islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius. It considers those mixed systems which share boundaries with unmixed ones, such as Scotland and Quebec, and those located off-shore... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 79.96
Hauptbeschreibung Grenzüberschreitende Sachverhalte lassen sich häufig nicht zufriedenstellend durch nationales Recht regeln. Als eine Alternative wird deswegen eine Selbstregulierung zunehmend globalisierter Gesellschaftsfelder diskutiert. Die dabei entstehenden privaten Normenordnungen sollen ein transnationales Recht bilden, welches gleichberechtigt... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Drawing on data from a cross-section of postcolonial nations across the world and on a detailed case-study of Nigeria, this book examines the experience of recreating law and justice in postcolonial societies. Countries studied include Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Iraq, Japan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and the USA. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 90.00
This book attempts to reconcile the concept of free trade with a key non-trade social value - cultural diversity - in an era of economic globalization. more...