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  • The Italian Legal Systemby Michael Livingston; Pier Monateri; Francesco Parisi

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    For fifty years, the first edition of The Italian Legal System has been the gold standard among English-language works on the Italian legal system. The book's original authors, Mauro Cappelletti, John Henry Merryman, and Joseph M. Perillo, provided not only an overview of Italian law, but a definition of the field, together with an important contribution... more...

  • UK, EU and Global Administrative Lawby Paul Craig

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A detailed analysis of the foundations and challenges of UK, EU and global administrative law. more...

  • Emergencies in Public Lawby Karin Loevy

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This book challenges the traditional framing of emergency powers as 'exceptions' by illustrating their long-term legal and political effects. more...

  • Canon Lawby John J. O.F.M. Coughlin

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory explores the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church from a comparative perspective. It offers an overview of canon law as the "home system" in this comparative study and considers antinomian and legal approaches to the rule of law in light of three specific issues: the sexual... more...

  • Giftsby Richard Hyland

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law is the first broad-based study of the law governing the giving and revocation of gifts ever attempted. By observing the social and customary norms of gift-giving within internal and external legal parameters, Professor Richard Hyland observes with both legal and civil clarity the ways in which different civil... more...

  • Comparative Law as Critiqueby GŁnter Frankenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book presents a critique of conventional ways to do comparative law. The author argues that, for comparative law to qualify as a discipline, comparatists must reflect on how and why they compare. The author discusses not only methods and theories, but also the ethical implications and the politics of comparative law. more...

  • From Transnational Relations to Transnational Lawsby Shaheen Sardar Ali; Anne Griffiths; Anne Hellum

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book approaches law as a process embedded in transnational personal, religious, communicative and economic relationships that mediate between international, national and local practices, norms and values. It uses the concept "living law" to describe the multiplicity of norms manifest in transnational moral, social or economic practices that transgress... more...

  • Property and Social Resilience in Times of Conflictby Daniel Fitzpatrick; Andrew McWilliam

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Peace-building in a number of contemporary contexts involves fragile states, influential customary systems and histories of land conflict arising from mass population displacement. This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population displacement and post-conflict state fragility. It... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity and Federalismby Yonatan Tesfaye Fessha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    How federalism can be used to provide recognition and accommodate ethnic groups is an important topic, not only in Africa, but in multi-ethnic communities around the world. Examining how institutions of multi-ethnic states have been designed to accommodate ethnic diversity while at the same time maintaining national unity, this book locates institutional... more...

  • Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisisby Xenophon Contiades

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book is the first to address the multi-faceted influence of the global financial crisis on the national constitutions of the countries most affected. By tracing the impact of the crisis on formal and informal constitutional change, sovereignty issues, fundamental rights protection, regulatory reforms, jurisprudence, the augmentation of executive... more...