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  • Overcoming Historical Injusticesby James L. Gibson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 84.00

    This book investigates the judgements South Africans make about the fairness of their country's past, focusing on historical land dispossessions. more...

  • Community, Space and Online Censorshipby Scott Beattie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95

    This book compares the Australian solution to internet regulation, a set of laws which have been criticised as being both draconian and ineffectual, to major regulatory systems in the UK and US, and will be a valuable guide for anyone interested in internet theory generally. more...

  • 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...

  • The Common Law in Two Voicesby Kwai Hang Ng

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book examines how language changes the way law is debated and negotiated, focusing on the courtrooms of postcolonial Hong Kong. more...

  • Tradition of the Law and Law of the Tradition: Law, State, and Social Control in Chinaby Xin Ren

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 132.00

    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...

  • Law in Everyday Japanby Mark D. West

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Lawsuits are rare events in most people's lives. High-stakes cases are even less commonplace. Why is it, then, that scholarship about the Japanese legal system has focused almost exclusively on epic court battles, large-scale social issues, and corporate governance? Mark D. West's Law in Everyday Japan fills a void in our understanding of the relationship... more...

  • Inscribed Athenian Laws and Decrees 352/1-322/1 BCby Stephen D. Lambert

    BRILL 2012; US$ 148.00

    This collection of eighteen papers makes wide-ranging original contributions to the study of the inscribed laws and decrees of the city of Athens, 352/1-322/1 BC, laying the groundwork for the author?s new edition of these inscriptions, IG IIł 1, 2. more...

  • Oath and State in Ancient Greeceby Alan H. Sommerstein; Andrew James Bayliss

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores how oaths functioned... more...

  • Food Safety Management in Chinaby Jiehong Zhou; Shaosheng Jin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 114.00

    In recent years, China has taken a number of effective measures to strengthen the supervision of food quality and safety, but food safety incidents still occur sometimes. The recurrence and intractability of such incidents suggest that, in addition to the imperfect supervision system, the greatest obstacle to China's food quality safety management... more...

  • Legal Reform in Koreaby Tom Ginsburg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Law in Korea has historically been viewed as merely a tool of authoritarian rule, but since the transition to democracy in 1987 it has served a more important and visible role as a force for social change. With contributions from leading US and Korean scholars, Legal Reform in Korea explores this response to domestic and international pressures,... more...