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  • Copyrighting Creativityby Professor Helle Porsdam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions between... more...

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platformsby Dr Christine Riefa; Professor Geraint Howells

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of countries in Europe. Including empirical studies conducted... more...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. This publication... more...

  • Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy, 2013-2014by Andrea K. Bjorklund

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 249.99

    International investment law today consists of a network of multifaceted, multilayered international treaties that, in one way or another, involve virtually every country of the world. The evolution of this network raises a host of issues regarding international investment law and policy, especially in the area of international investment disputes.... more...

  • Private Justiceby Stuart Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1983, looks at discipline in industry and shows how private justice is integrally bound up with formal law. It is a timely examination of the forms of social control that exist ostensibly outside the formal legal system but on which it crucially depends. Private Justice: Towards Integrated Theorising in the Sociology... more...

  • Vereinbarkeit der Arbeit von Wirtschaftsverbänden mit dem deutschen und europäischen Kartellrechtby Timo Angerbauer

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 25.45

    Das Aktionsfeld von Wirtschaftsverbänden ist wettbewerbsrechtlich höchst spannungsreich. Ihre natürliche Aufgabe ist die Koordinierung der gemeinsamen Interessen all ihrer Mitgliedsunternehmen, die zumeist in direkter Konkurrenz zueinander stehen. Dem gegenüber ist es Aufgabe des Kartellrechts, zu unterbinden, dass Unternehmen ihr Verhalten im Hinblick... more...

  • Law and Societyby Steven Barkan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 103.95

    Law and Society is written to be highly accessible to the average undergraduate student. This multidisciplinary text draws on the work of anthropologists, historians, law professors, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists to clearly outline how law is an essential social institution that shapes society, while also being shaped by... more...

  • Intellectual Property in New Zealand: A User's Guide to Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks and Moreby Paul Sumpter

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    A handy introduction to copyright, patents, trade marks and other key elements of IP. From small businesses filing patents to designers protecting their copyright, from a gas station seeing its logo ripped off by a competitor to a blogger posting photographs, New Zealanders encounter intellectual property every day. Sometimes they need to call a lawyer.... more...

  • The ISM Code: A Practical Guide to the Legal and Insurance Implicationsby Phil Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 199.00

    The ISM Code has been mandatory for almost every commercial vessel in the world for more than a decade, and yet there is very little case law in this area. Consequently, there remains a great deal of confusion about the potential legal and insurance implications of the Code. This third edition represents a major re-write and addresses significant... more...

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Reviewby Dr Katayoun Baghai; Professor Ralf Rogowski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally differentiated legal system. This allows close investigation... more...