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  • General Defences in Criminal Lawby Alan Reed; Michael Bohlander

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    The law relating to general defences is one of the most important areas in the criminal law, yet the current state of the law in the United Kingdom reveals significant problems in the adoption of a consistent approach to their doctrinal and theoretical underpinnings, as exemplified by a number of recent developments in legislation and case law. A coherent... more...

  • Belief, Law and Politicsby Marie-Claire Foblets; Katayoun Alidadi; Jřrgen S. Nielsen; Zeynep Yanasmayan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This edited collection gathers together the principal findings of the RELIGARE project, which dealt with the question of religious and philosophical diversity in European law. Specifically, it covers four spheres of public policy and legislation: employment, family life, use of public space and state support mechanisms. The book consists of two main... more...

  • Legal Lexicographyby Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume bridges this gap by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses aspects of legal lexicography,... more...

  • The Quest for Constitutionalismby Hugh Corder; Veronica Federico; Romano Orrů

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume provides a timely assessment on the progress made towards the achievement of a constitutional democracy in South Africa. The chapters collectively present an in-depth analysis of the development of the legal system and of the implications of the Constitution for the social configuration of power. more...

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translationby Le Cheng; King Kui Sin; Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This collection investigates the latest advances in the field of legal translation and provides an invaluable reference volume for all academics and practitioners in the field. The authors offer philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives and explore a range of topics from both theoretical and practical positions. Multiple... more...

  • Codifying Contract Lawby Mary Keyes; Therese Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of codifying contract law, this book considers the question from the perspectives of both civil and common law systems, referring in detail to issues of international and consumer law. With contributions from leading international scholars, the chapters present a range of opinions on issues such as the virtues... more...

  • Strategically Created Treaty Conflicts and the Politics of International Lawby Surabhi Ranganathan

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 92.00

    A richly textured account of the making, implementing, and changing of international legal regimes, which encompasses law, politics and economics. more...

  • Chinese Perspectives on International Investment Lawby Guiguo Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00

    Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to globalization, FDI is presently made by and in both developed... more...

  • Legal Innovations in Asiaby J. O. Haley; T. Takenaka

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Legal Innovations in Asia explores how law in Asia has developed over time as a result of judicial interpretation and innovations drawn from the legal systems of foreign countries. Expert scholars from around the world offer a history of law in the region while also providing a wider context for present-day Asian law. The contributors share insightful... more...

  • The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao Chinaby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, the study reflects upon the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make, towards... more...