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  • 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...

  • Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europeby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as in a number of selected European countries including both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. The collective work illustrates the common characteristics of the rapid development of administrative litigation... more...

  • Law and the Making of the Soviet Worldby Scott Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a wide range of sources ? including Russian-language... more...

  • Islam and Warfareby Onder Bakircioglu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The question of how Islamic law regulates the notions of just recourse to and just conduct in war has long been the topic of heated controversy, and is often subject to oversimplification in scholarship and journalism. This book traces the rationale for aggression?within the Islamic tradition, and assesses the meaning and evolution of the contentious... more...

  • Polity and Crisisby Massimo Fichera; Sakari Hnninen; Kaarlo Tuori

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This book addresses the present EU foundational dilemma by looking at the problematic relationship between the ideal model of integration and the reality of the 21st century. It discusses the current role of the EU and whether it aspires to be a democratic polity or a functional organization based on inter-governmental bargaining and explores the ways... more...

  • Concepts of Lawby Sen Patrick Donlan; Lukas Heckendorn Urscheler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In this study international legal experts explore legal concepts and contexts from diverse national and disciplinary perspectives. Themes range from legal and normative pluralism to the development of state law and legal systems, and from law’s rhetoric and the potential utility of alternative vocabularies to the polyjurality of the present. The... more...

  • The Integration and Protection of Immigrantsby Paul Van Aerschot; Patricia Daenzer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book draws attention to weaknesses in the regulation and implementation of integration provisions threatening the immigrants’ individual rights in the EU member states of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The study uses Canada as a point of reference and challenges readers to critically review the meaning of rights and the notion of global caring.... more...

  • Declarations of Interdependenceby Kirsten Anker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book takes up the postcolonial challenge for law and explains how the problems of legal recognition for Indigenous peoples are tied to an orthodox theory of law.The author focuses on prominent aspects of legal discourse and process and includes case studies and examples principally drawn from Australia and Canada. As a contribution to legal theory... more...

  • A Study of Mixed Legal Systemsby Sue Farran; Esin rc; Sen Patrick Donlan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a fascinating and critical insight into familiar and less familiar mixed legal systems, taking the reader on a voyage of discovery from St Lucia and Guyana to the islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius. It considers those mixed systems which share boundaries with unmixed ones, such as Scotland and Quebec, and those located off-shore... more...

  • Charity Law and the Liberal Stateby Matthew Harding

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    The first sustained consideration of the law of charity from a liberal philosophical perspective. more...