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  • Violence, Law and Women’s Rights in South Asiaby Savitri Goonesekere

    SAGE India 2003; US$ 41.25

    This very insightful volume critically analyses the law and law enforcement in three South Asian countries India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in order to assess the response of the criminal justice system to violence against women. The contributors assert that the gap between reality and the practice of laws in these countries is unfortunately very wide... more...

  • Neoliberalism and the Law in Post Communist Transitionby Ioannis Glinavos

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This work examines ideas about the role of law and legal reform in the creation of market capitalist economies, focusing on post communist transition in Russia. Looking at the example of Russia, an enquiry is made into the wider relationship between democracy, regulation and the market in modern capitalism. more...

  • Tradition of the Law and Law of the Traditionby Xin Ren

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 168.00

    Traditionally, social theorists in the West have structured models of state social control according to the tenet that socialization is accomplished by means of external controls on behavior: undesirable actions are punished and desirable actions result either in material reward or a simple respite from the oppressive attentions of an authoritarian... more...

  • Standing Trialby Baudouin Dupret

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 32.00

    Standing Trial' focuses on the relationship between the law and the concept of the person in modern Arab societies. It directly addresses the questions of continuities, transformations and ruptures of such notions. Law holds a central function in revealing social and historical dynamics and in being itself a tool of its implementation. The introduction... more...

  • Trials from Classical Athensby Christopher Carey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This comprehensive book will be a fundamental resource for students of Ancient Greek history and anyone interested in the law, social history and oratory of the Ancient Greek world. more...

  • Death to Tyrants!by David Teegarden

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to "kill a tyrant." David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient Greeks promulgated these laws to harness the dynamics of mass uprisings and preserve popular democratic rule in the face of anti-democratic... more...

  • Sharecropping in the Yemenby W.J. Donaldson

    BRILL 2000; US$ 173.00

    This text discusses sharecropping in the Yemen against the background of Islamic law and customary law. Sharecropping is interesting in Islam since its basis is ostensibly inconsistent with the Islamic prohibition against transactions involving gharar (risk or uncertainty). more...

  • The changing postwar international legal regimeby W. Tsutsui

    BRILL 2002; US$ 141.00

    In view of the practices of World War II, international society could no longer be under the principles of traditional international law. This work provides a comprehensive treatment of the development of international law and its influence on international relations. more...

  • A history of ancient Near Eastern law. Volume 1by R. Westbrook

    BRILL 2003; US$ 438.00

    The history of law can only begin after the written record of it commences; in the Middle East, that is a few centuries after the advent of writing itself in the fourth millennium BCE. That law is the oldest recorded, and is the foundation of the two great modern Western systems, the Common Law and the Civil Law. In sections covering the next three more...

  • Copyright, Freedom of Speech, and Cultural Policy in the Russian Federationby Michiel Elst

    BRILL 2004; US$ 280.00

    The book provides a detailed analysis of the freedom of expression, and of copyright legislation in Russia, always with an eye on historic comparisons and evolutions . At the same time it gives a synthetic overview of the main changes in constitutional, civil and economic law in the last 15 years. more...