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  • Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europeby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as in a number of selected European countries including both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. The collective work illustrates the common characteristics of the rapid development of administrative litigation... more...

  • Genetic Discriminationby Gerard Quinn; Aisling de Paor; Peter Blanck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger... more...

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharingby Daniel F. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to implement the Protocol, regarding access and benefit-sharing... more...

  • Justice Beliedby Sébastien Chartrand; John Philpot

    Baraka Books 2014; US$ 22.99

    Written by practicing criminal defense lawyers, jurists, investigators, and specialized journalists, this book criticizes the whole initiative of international criminal justice and considers the idea that it must be abandoned in the name of justice. Has foreign policy trumped justice? How are equity, equality before the law, absence of selectivity,... more...

  • Spatial Justiceby Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new theory and a radical application of the material... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...