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  • Comparative Legal Linguisticsby Heikki E.S. Mattila

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. This second... more...

  • Church and State in Western Societyby Edward J. Eberle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship. Focusing on the United Kingdom, where there is official recognition of one religion by the state, the United States, where law imposes a... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity and Federalismby Yonatan Tesfaye Fessha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Multilingual Lawby Colin D Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a discourse now exists and is becoming urgent in view of the... more...

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Lawby Zoltán Szente; Konrad Lachmayer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This collection presents a comparative analysis of the principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Europe. It examines how European states consider and enforce the related requirements in their domestic administrative law. The book is divided into three parts: the first comprises a theoretical introductory chapter along with perspectives... more...

  • Modern Challenges to Islamic Lawby Shaheen Sardar Ali

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 32.00

    This book offers unique insights into Islamic law, considering its theoretical perspectives alongside its practical application in daily Muslim life. more...

  • Comparative Law and Regulationby Francesca Bignami; David Zaring

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Governance by regulation - rules propounded and enforced by bureaucracies - is taking a growing share of the sum total of governance. Once thought to be an American phenomenon, it is now a central form of state action in every part of the world, including Europe, Latin America, and Asia, and it is at the core of much international lawmaking. In Comparative... more...

  • Rethinking Job Securityby Joanna Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book critically examines the proper role of the law in protecting job security in the contemporary workplace. It provides a historical, theoretical, practical and comparative perspective on this under-researched, but fundamentally important, legal mechanism at a time when the pressure to deregulate and dilute worker-protective laws has taken... more...

  • Law Between Buildingsby Nestor Davidson; Nisha Mistry

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The rich field of urban law has thus far lacked a holistic and concerted scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This work offers new inroads into the global and comparative streams within urban law by presenting emerging frameworks and approaches to topics ranging from urban housing and land use to legal informality and consumer financial... more...