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  • Nation and Familyby Narendra Subramanian

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    The distinct personal laws that govern the major religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and Family is the most comprehensive study to date of the public discourses, processes of social mobilization, legislation and case law that formed India's three... more...

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trustsby Gilbert Kodilinye; Trevor Carmichael

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.99

    The law of trusts is a subject of growing importance in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Traditional areas, such as testamentary trusts, constructive trusts and charitable trusts, are now fully incorporated into the mainstream legal system, whilst newer types of trust, such as investment trusts and pension scheme trusts, are of increasing significance.... more...

  • Comparative Constitutional Law in Asiaby R. Dixon; T. Ginsburg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Comparative constitutional law is a field of increasing importance around the world, but much of the literature is focused on Europe, North America, and English-speaking jurisdictions. The importance of Asia for the broader field is demonstrated here in original contributions that look thematically at issues from a general perspective, with special... more...

  • Corruption and Conflicts of Interestby J. B. Auby; E. Breen; T. Perroud

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As in all periods of swift economic development and political upheaval, our era of globalization has brought corruption and conflicts of interest into the spotlight. This comprehensive study highlights the difficulties of devising global legislative and judicial responses to these issues. more...

  • Rechtswahlfreiheit im europäischen Insolvenzrechtby Jan-Henning Wyen

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 85.63

    Eine zentrale Weichenstellung der Zuständigkeitsermittlung gemäß der Europäischen Insolvenzverordnung wird durch den ?Mittelpunkt der hauptsächlichen Interessen?, einen unbestimmten Rechtsbegriff, beherrscht. Den Verfahrensbeteiligten wird hierdurch in begrenztem Umfang die Möglichkeit vermittelt, Einfluss auf den Verfahrensort und damit auf das im... more...

  • Der Europäische Vollstreckungstitel und das rechtliche Gehör des Schuldnersby Paulina Ptak

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 74.06

    Die Europäische Vollstreckungstitelverordnung (EuVTVO) gehört zu den jüngeren Rechtsakten der EU, denen der Regelungsansatz einer einheitlichen und unmittelbaren Geltung von gerichtlichen Entscheidungen in der gesamten EU zugrunde liegt. Die EuVTVO zielt auf diejenigen gerichtlichen Entscheidungen, denen eine ?unbestrittene Forderung? zugrunde liegt.... more...

  • Codifying Choice of Law Around the Worldby Symeon C. Symeonides

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 124.99

    Codifying Choice of Law Around the World chronicles, documents, and celebrates the extraordinary, massive codification of Private International Law (PrIL), or Conflict of Laws that has taken place in the last 50 years, from 1962-2012. During this period, the world has witnessed the adoption of nearly 200 PrIL codifications, EU Regulations, and international... more...

  • Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized Worldby Padraic Kenna

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This book examines and discusses key contemporary housing issues in the context of today’s globalized housing systems. The book takes up the challenge of developing a new paradigm, working towards the possibility of an alternative future. Revolving around three constellations of writing by diverse contributors, each chapter sets out a clear and... more...

  • Criminal Lawby Markus Dubber; Tatjana Hörnle

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 174.99

    Criminal Law: A Comparative Approach presents a systematic and comprehensive comparative analysis of the substantive criminal law of two major jurisdictions: the United States and Germany. Presupposing no familiarity with either U.S. or German criminal law, the book will provide criminal law scholars and students with a rich comparative understanding... more...

  • Human Rights Law in Europeby Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou; Theodore Konstadinides; Tobias Lock; Noreen O'Meara

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book provides analysis and critique of the dual protection of human rights in Europe by assessing the developing legal relationship between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The book offers a comprehensive consideration of the institutional framework, adjudicatory approaches, and... more...