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  • Polity and Crisisby Massimo Fichera; Sakari Hänninen; 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...

  • Regulating Corporate Bribery in International Businessby Nicholas Lord

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book is about the regulation of corporations that use bribery in international commerce to win or maintain overseas business contracts and interests. The author argues that despite significant cultural differences between the jurisdictions, UK and German anti-corruption authorities face procedural, evidential, legal, financial and structural difficulties... more...

  • Legal Cases, New Religious Movements, and Minority Faithsby James T. Richardson; François Bellanger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Exploring cases in different parts of the world, this book offers a practical insight for understanding the relations of NRMs and other minority religions and the law from the perspective of legal cases. Including contributions from scholars, legal practitioners, actual or former members, this book presents an objective approach to understanding why... more...

  • Concepts of Lawby Seán 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...

  • Managerial Fraudby Terry A. Sheridan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In Managerial Fraud, Dr Terry Sheridan reports the findings of her study of fraudulent executives. Her work illuminates the particular methods fraudsters employ to appear more authentic than the average person and reveals two types of executive fraudster with very different behaviours. All this helps to explain why the current Red Flag approach fails... 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...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crimeby Duncan Chappell; Saskia Hufnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Art and antiquity crime has usually assumed a place of low interest and priority. That situation has now slowly begun to change on both the local and international level as criminals, encouraged in part by the record sums now being paid for art treasures, are now seeking to exploit the art market more systematically by means of theft, fraud and looting.... more...

  • A Study of Mixed Legal Systemsby Sue Farran; Esin Örücü; Seán 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...

  • The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threatby Bruce Hoffman; Fernando Reinares

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Examining each major terrorist act and campaign of the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars launch original studies of the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in these incidents and the planning, organization, execution, recruitment, and training that went into them. Their work relays the changing... more...