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  • Kriminalität im Jahr 2020by Michael Hanslmaier; Stefanie Kemme; Katharina Stoll; Dirk Baier

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Angesichts des demografischen Wandels beschaftigen sich die AutorInnen mit der Kriminalitatsentwicklung in den Bereichen Polizei, Justiz und Strafvollzug. Auf der Grundlage zahlreicher Interviews mit ExpertInnen lassen sich die relevanten Faktoren identifizieren, die die Kriminalitatsentwicklung der Jahre 1995 bis 2010 beeinflusst haben. In Kombination... more...

  • Law and Power in the Islamic Worldby Sami Zubaida

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 32.00

    Islamic law (the Shari?a) and its application is a central issue in contemporary Islamic politics and culture. This book examines the origins and evolution of the Shari?a and the corpus of texts, concepts and practices in which it has been enshrined. Sami Zubaida considers key historical episodes of political accommodations and contests between scholars... more...

  • Courting Conflictby Lisa Hajjar

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Israel's military court system, a centerpiece of Israel's apparatus of control in the West Bank and Gaza since 1967, has prosecuted hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. This authoritative book provides a rare look at an institution that lies both figuratively and literally at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Lisa Hajjar has conducted... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Lawby Michael Gagarin; David Cohen

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This Companion volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of Greek law. more...

  • Asian Legal Revivalsby Yves Dezalay; Bryant G. Garth

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50

    More than a decade ago, before globalization became a buzzword, Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth established themselves as leading analysts of how that process has shaped the legal profession. Drawing upon the insights of Pierre Bourdieu, Asian Legal Revivals explores the increasing importance of the positions of the law and lawyers in South and... more...

  • Measuring Judicial Independenceby J. Mark Ramseyer; Eric B. Rasmusen

    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...

  • Environmental Law in Developmentby M. Faure; N. Niessen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Asks whether environmental law and policy in developed countries can be successfully transferred to developing countries. This book questions whether developing countries are indeed ready and able to implement various ideas from the developed world, such as integration of environmental law, and use of market-oriented instruments. more...

  • Corporate Governance in the 21st Centuryby L. Nottage; L. Wolff; K. Anderson

    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...

  • Demosthenesby Wolfgang Will

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 24.77

    Demosthenes (384-322 v. Chr.), der bedeutendste attische Redner, gilt als unerschrockener Kämpfer für die griechische Freiheit gegen eine imperiale Großmacht. Dieser bereits in der Antike entstandene Mythos wurde bis in die Neuzeit hinein unkritisch rezipiert, die berühmten »Philippika« dienten häufig als Warnung vor aktuellen äußeren Gefahren oder... more...

  • Der Soziale Trainingskurs und seine rechtliche Einordnungby Claudia Kempf

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.27

    Diese Arbeit will dem Manko abhelfen, dass kaum ein in Jugendstrafsachen tätiger Richter oder Staatsanwalt genaue Vorstellungen vom Geschehen in nach § 10 Abs. 1 S. 2 Nr. 6 JGG angeordneten Sozialen Trainingskursen für straffällige Jugendliche hat. Dazu hat die Autorin an sechs verschiedenen unter diese Rubrik zu subsumierenden Maßnahmen beobachtend... more...