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  • 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...

  • Modern Challenges to Islamic Lawby Shaheen Sardar Ali

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

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

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Processby Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant?s role as a participant in the criminal process and the ramifications of penalising a defendant?s non-cooperation,... more...

  • The ECHR and Human Rights Theoryby Alain Zysset

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between human rights theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so, it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory literature: the ethical and the political, against the... 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...

  • Research Handbook on EU Institutional Lawby Adam Lazowski; Steven Blockmans

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    Research Handbook on EU Institutional Law offers a critical look into the European Union: its legal foundations, competences and institutions. It provides an analysis of the EU legal system, its application at the national level and the prevalent role of the Court of Justice. Throughout the course of the Handbook the expert contributors discuss whether... more...

  • The Demographic Transformations of Citizenshipby Heli Askola

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This book examines how demographic changes, including low birth rates, continuing immigration and population ageing, are transforming ideas about citizenship and belonging. more...

  • Islamic Legal Revivalby Leonard Wood

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    Timely and provocative, this volume presents the history of revivalist thought in Islamic law. more...

  • Constitutional Courts in Comparisonby Ralf Rogowski; Thomas Gawron

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Constitutional litigation in general attracts two distinct types of conflict: disputes of a highly politicized or culturally controversial nature and requests from citizens claiming a violation of a fundamental constitutional right. The side-by-side comparison between the U.S. Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court provides a novel... more...