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  • Law and the Stateby A. Marciano; J. M. Josselin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Law and the State provides a political economy analysis of the legal functioning of a democratic state, illustrating how it builds on informational and legal constraints. It explains, in an organised and thematic fashion, how competitive information enhances democracy while strategic information endangers it, and discusses how legal constraints stress... more...

  • Economics of the Lawby Thomas J. Miceli

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    Over the past two decades, the field of law and economics has matured to the point where scholars have employed the latest economic methods in an effort to understand the nature of legal rules and to guide legal reform. This book is the first to provide a broad survey of this scholarship as it has been applied to problems in torts, contracts, property,... more...

  • The Limits of Leviathanby Robert E. Scott; Paul B. Stephan

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Originally published in 2006, The Limits of Leviathan documents the emergence of hard international law. more...

  • Morality, Politics, and Lawby Michael J. Perry

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Addressing the proper relation of moral and religious belief to politics and law, especially constitutional law, Perry here discusses whether a common moral foundation exists that is capable of providing, in a diverse social system like ours, consistent guidelines for handling divisive political, religious, and constitutional disputes. His study represents... more...

  • Real Rightsby Carl Wellman

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    Real Rights offers a new theory of the grounds of legal and moral rights, thereby providing a platform from which to determine whether alleged rights are "real" or not. In particular, Wellman conceives of a legal or moral right as a complex of liberties, claims, powers, and immunities, and distinguishes the kinds of laws and moral reasons that can... more...

  • Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 9 (2002-2003)by Eugene Cotran; Martin Lau

    BRILL 2004; US$ 345.00

    Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws themselves, of some twenty Arab and other Islamic countries. more...

  • The Migration of Constitutional Ideasby Sujit Choudhry

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    This 2007 book examines the dynamic processes whereby constitutional systems influence each other. more...

  • Encyclopedia of World Geographyby Gerhard Robbers

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 255.00

    Editor Gerhard Robbers is a professor of law at the Institute for European Constitutional Law at the University of Trier, Germany, specializing in constitutional law, law of religion, and international public law. He also serves as judge at the court of appeals of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Freiburg... more...

  • Research Handbook in International Economic Lawby A.T. Guzman; A.O. Sykes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    This major new work consists of carefully commissioned original and incisive contributions from leading scholars in the field of international economic law. Covering a full range of topics, the Handbook provides an accessible treatment of the law in each area, as well as a thoughtful synthesis and discussion of related public policy issues from a broadly... more...

  • WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislationby Melvyn Freeman

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 45.00

    The WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation brings together important information on international human rights standards related to mental health. It provides practical guidance on key issues that countries need to consider and incorporate into their national mental health laws, as well as useful strategies to facilitate the... more...