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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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ?stateless? law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the collection focuses on the definition and role of law as an... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched, or Blended takes the reader on a fascinating voyage of discovery. It includes case studies of a number of systems from across the globe: Cyprus, Guyana, Jersey, Mauritius, Philippines, Quebec, St Lucia, Scotland, and Seychelles. Each combines its legal legacies in novel ways. Large and small,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Debates surrounding the concept of law are not new. For a wide variety of reasons and in a wide variety of ways, the meaning of 'law' has long been an important part of Western thought, both within legal scholarship and beyond. The contributors to Concepts of Law are international experts from the fields of comparative law, legal philosophy, and the... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 66.80
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 2015; US$ 139.95
This book takes us far beyond the usual focus of comparative law with analysis of a broad range of jurisdictions, including mixtures of common and civil law, and also those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common and/or civil law traditions. The discussion is situated within the broader context of the continuing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Administrative litigation systems are a rapidly developing legal field in many countries. This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as a number of selected European countries that covers both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. Despite the different... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Ubiquitous Law explores the possibility of understanding the law in dissociation from the State while, at the same time, establishing the conditions of meaningful communication between various legalities. This book argues that the enquiry into the legal has been biased by the implicit or explicit presupposition of the State's exclusivity to a claim... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
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. The author's definition of postcolonial societies includes countries that have emerged from external colonial rule, such as Nigeria and India... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 54.06
Das Notariat in Hannover ist in seiner Gesamtheit bislang kaum erforscht. Dies gilt sowohl für seine Personal- als auch für seine Kodifikationsgeschichte. Mit seiner umfassenden Analyse der Hannover'schen Notariatsgeschichte schließt Tobias Roeder nun diese Lücke. Er untersucht nicht nur das staatsrechtliche Verständnis des Notariatsrechts sowie dessen... more...