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  • The Changing Role of Law in Japanby D. Vanoverbeke; J. Maesschalck; D. Nelken

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    How has Japan managed to become one of the most important economic actors in the world, without the corresponding legal infrastructure usually associated with complex economic activities? The Changing Role of Law in Japan offers a comparative perspective on the changing role of law in East Asia, by discussing issues such as society, cultural values,... more...

  • Reconceptualising Penalityby Claire Hamilton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Although developments such as the drastic increase in the use of imprisonment and restrictions on parole suggest a new, harsher punitive era, Hamilton’s empirical data based on examination of penal policies in Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand, suggests criminal justice and penal policies vary. This study is critical of the way in which punitiveness... more...

  • Evidence Mattersby Susan Haack

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    Susan Haack brings her distinctive work in theory of knowledge and philosophy of science to bear on real-life legal issues. more...

  • Das Landeigentum als Legal Transplant in Mexikoby Judith Schacherreiter

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 105.21

    Die Landfrage gehört zu den konfliktreichsten Themen der mexikanischen Geschichte und Gegenwart. Bis heute berührt sie nicht nur die Existenzgrundlage der Landbevölkerung sondern auch den Umgang mit der Kolonialgeschichte. Denn die koloniale Landnahme prägte die Landverteilung nachhaltig und das Eigentumsrecht an Grund und Boden entwickelte sich im... more...

  • Ratings - Bonitätsbeurteilungen durch Dritte im System des Finanzmarkt-, Gesellschafts- und Vertragsrechtsby Ulrich G. Schroeter

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 166.76

    Von privaten Rating-Agenturen veröffentlichte Beurteilungen der Bonität von Unternehmen, Staaten und Finanzinstrumenten (Ratings) gehören heute zu den wichtigsten Informationen an den globalen Finanzmärkten. Die daraus resultierende Macht der Rating-Agenturen wird dadurch noch erhöht, dass zahlreiche staatliche Gesetze wie auch private Verträge auf... more...

  • Religious Offence and Human Rightsby Lorenz Langer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 92.00

    Should offence to religions be punishable by law, or does freedom of expression extend even to blasphemy? more...

  • Resolving Land Disputes in East Asiaby Hualing Fu; John Gillespie

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    Fresh comparative perspectives on land disputes in East Asia, with a focus on the transitional societies in China and Vietnam. more...

  • Corruptionby M. Arnone; L. S. Borlini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Although corruption has affected human society since its very birth with different intensity over time, it is not confined to any particular geographic region, country, social or political system or culture. Recently there has been widespread international determination to effectively curb such crime. Corruption: Economic Analysis and International... more...

  • Standardization under EU Competition Rules and US Antitrust Lawsby B. Lundqvist

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Standardization under EU Competition Rules and US Antitrust Laws offers comparative insight into how technology standards and the standard setting process are regulated under United States antitrust law and European Union competition rules respectively. The current focus on single firms’ use of patents to exclude competition, for example, patent... more...

  • Legal Pluralism in Actionby Latif Tas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book contributes to, and refocuses, public debates about the incorporation of plural approaches into the English legal system by examining a secular method of dispute resolution practised by the Kurdish Peace Committee in London. The pluralistic approach is seen by Kurdish communities in the UK as widely applicable elsewhere, and in a possible... more...