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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 140.00
Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with the rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the critical juncture of three developments in the contemporary... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 52.20
This book is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of constitutional politics and constitution-making in the Middle East. The historical background and setting are fully explored in two substantial essays by Linda Darling and Saïd Amir Arjomand, placing the contemporary experience in the contexts, respectively, of the ancient Middle... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 84.00
As Asian markets are now increasingly integrated in the world economy their domestic insolvency systems need to meet the expectations of international investors and lenders. Many Asian jurisdictions are responding by reforming insolvency laws, introducing new procedures and strengthening institutions, but others are much less active.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 36.00
As a lawyer, judge, lecturer, writer, and activist, Shirin Ebadi has spoken out in her country, Iran, as well as throughout the world. This is the story of an exceptional figure who has dedicated her life to fighting for basic human rights, especially those of women and children, within Iran and abroad. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Argues that a more complex 'gradual transformation' is unfolding in Japan - a process evident in many other post-industrial economies. This book includes chapters on comparative corporate governance theory and methodology, lifelong employment, the main bank system, board structures, and governance issues in small and medium-sized enterprises. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 160.00
This book presents a timely assessment of the impact of history, politics and economics in shaping the Singapore Constitution and is the first collaborative effort by a group of Singapore constitutional law scholars. Going beyond the descriptive narrative, the authors cast a critical eye over the developments of the last forty years by situating them... more...
- SAGE India 2006; US$ 70.00
Laws like the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) are enacted to address what the. state describes as extraordinary situations and put in place exceptions to the. ordinary legal and judicial procedures. By examining public debates surrounding. extraordinary laws like POTA and the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention). Act (TADA) and also... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
This volume addresses the issue of Hindu peasant women's ability to effectuate the statutory rights to succession and assert ownership of their share in family land. The work combines a critical evaluation of law with economic analyses into allocation of resources within the family as a means of addressing gender relations and explaining resulting... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 42.00
The role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election raised questions in the minds of many Americans about the relationships between judges and political influence; the following years saw equally heated debates over the appropriate role of political ideology in selecting federal judges. Legal scholars have always... more...