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  • Handbuch Stille Gesellschaftby Uwe Blaurock

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2010; US$ 181.00

    Seit der letzten Auflage hat sich viel getan: unter anderem sind das UntStRG 2008, das MoMiG, das ErbStRG und das BilMoG mit vielen wichtigen Änderungen auch für die stille Gesellschaft in Kraft getreten. Viele Teile des Handbuchs sind daher völlig neu gefasst worden. Dabei wurden selbstverständlich auch alle wichtigen neuen gerichtlichen Entscheidungen... more...

  • Continuity Despite Changeby Matthew Carnes

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    As the dust settles on nearly three decades of economic reform in Latin America, one of the most fundamental economic policy areas has changed far less than expected: labor regulation. To date, Latin America's labor laws remain both rigidly protective and remarkably diverse. Continuity Despite Change develops a new theoretical framework for understanding... more...

  • Selbst-Gerechtigkeitby Dirk Fabricius

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 103.81

    Im Kriminalprozess hängt die Wahrheit der im Urteil erzählten Geschichte eines Verbrechens nicht zuletzt davon ab, ob sich die beteiligten Juristen selbst gerecht werden können: Je weiter man von der Wahrheit entfernt bleibt, desto weniger gerecht fallen Schuldfeststellung und Reaktion oder Sanktion aus. Um sich gerecht werden zu können ?... more...

  • Empowering Womenby Carmen Diana Deere; Magdalena Leon

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2001; US$ 32.95

    The expansion of married women?s property rights was a main achievement of the first wave of feminism in Latin America. As Carmen Diana Deeere and Magdalena Leon reveal, however, the disjuncture between rights and actual ownership remains vast. This is particularly true in rural areas, where the distribution of land between men and women is highly... more...

  • Competition Law and Policy in Latin Americaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 91.00

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) co-operate in competition law and policy to promote increased economic growth, employment and economic efficiency, and a higher average standard of living in the medium to long term. There is increasing consensus that sound competition law... more...

  • The Role of Courts in Transitional Justiceby Jessica Almqvist; Carlos Esposito

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a group of outstanding judges, scholars and experts with first-hand experience in the field of transitional justice in Latin America and Spain, this book offers an insider?s perspective on the enhanced role of courts in prosecuting serious human rights violations and grave crimes, such as genocide and war crimes, committed in the... more...

  • New Constitutionalism in Latin Americaby Dr Almut Schilling-Vacaflor; Prof Dr Detlef Nolte

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Authors from a number of different disciplines offer a general overview of constitutional reforms in Latin America since 1990. They explore the historical, philosophical and doctrinal differences between traditional and new constitutionalism in Latin America and examine sources of inspiration. The book also covers sociopolitical settings, which factors... more...

  • The Judicial Politics of Economic Integrationby Osvaldo Saldias

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an impressive reform possible. The court is a transplant taken... more...

  • Law and Society in Latin Americaby Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America have changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have consolidated democratic rule, fundamental innovations have been introduced in state institutions, social movements have turned to law to advance their causes, and processes of globalization have had profound... more...