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Latin America (General)

  • 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...

  • Handbuch Stille Gesellschaftby Uwe Blaurock

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2009; 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...

  • The Unfinished Transition to Democracy in Latin Americaby Juan Carlos Calleros-Alarcón

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the political evolution of the judiciary ? a usually overlooked political actor ? and its capacity to contribute to the process of democratic consolidation in Latin America during the 1990s. Calleros analyzes twelve countries in order to assess the independence, impartiality, political strength and efficiency of the judicial branch.... 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$ 114.50

    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...

  • 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 has changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked a widespread transition to democracy, fundamental institutional innovations have been introduced, and processes of globalization have had profound impacts on Latin American law. Law and Society in... more...

  • The Legal Foundations of Inequalityby Roberto Gargarella

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    This book examines the influence of opposing constitutional ideals during the 'founding period' of constitutionalism in the Americas. more...

  • Constitutional Documents of Colombia and Panama 1793?1853 / Documentos Constitucionales de Colombia y Panamá 1793?1853 / Verfassungsdokumente Kolumbiens und Panamas 1793?1853by Bernd Marquardt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 391.00

    Between 1793 and 1853 Columbia underwent a transition from being the Spanish viceroyalty New Granada to the Gran Columbia of liberator president Simón Bolívar, and on to become one of the most liberal republics in the contemporary world. The Constitutional Documents of Colombia and Panama 1793?1853 presents the first declaration of human rights in... more...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 144.95

    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...

  • 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...