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  • Influence and Powerby Ruth Zimmerling

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    This book will be of interest to legal, political and other social theorists/philosophers. Unique in its topics as well as in its approach, the book takes substantial steps towards answering essential questions about political influence. It analyses the concepts of social, political and legal power with a view towards arriving at an adequate and theoretically... more...

  • The Concept of Rightsby George W. Rainbolt

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    What is it to have a right? This book defends an alternative to traditional views, the justified-constraint theory of rights. It also solves the puzzle of the relational nature of rights. It gives a systematic account of an important alternative to the best theories of rights in the literature. more...

  • The Public Nature of Science under Assaultby Helga Nowotny; Dominique Pestre; Eberhard Schmidt-Aßmann

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 99.00

    Science has development from a self-evident public good to being highly valued in other contexts for different reasons: strengthening the economic competitiveness and, especially in high-tech fields, as a financial investment for future gains. This has been accompanied by a shift from public to private funding with intellectual property rights gaining... more...

  • Offshore Financeby Hilton McCann

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 58.00

    A detailed analysis of the global offshore environment. more...

  • Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, 2000by Alan Dashwood; Angela Ward; Christophe Hillion

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 198.00

    The Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies provides a forum for the scrutiny of significant issues in European Union Law, the Law of the Council of Europe, and Comparative Law with a 'European' dimension, and particularly those which have come to the fore during the year preceding publication. The contributions appearing in the collection... more...

  • Autonomy in the Lawby Mortimer Sellers

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Autonomy in the Law considers one of the most important benefits of the rule of law. Juxtaposing European and American conceptions of autonomy in the law of families, capital punishment and, criminal trials reveals the common values that justify all legal systems. Law protects the autonomy of individuals and associations by defending the boundaries... more...

  • Retroactivity and the Common Lawby Ben Juratowitch

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80

    This book analyses the common law's approach to retroactivity. The central claim is that when a court considers whether to develop or change a common law rule the retroactive effect of doing so should explicitly be considered and, informed by the common law's approach to statutory construction, presumptively be resisted. As a platform for this... more...

  • Religion in the Public Sphereby Winfried Brugger; Michael Karayanni

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    How closely correlated should church and state be? May a state recognize or dignify the role and meaning of religion at all, and if so can it treat different religious groups differently? This book intends to answer these questions through a portrayal and comparison of various legal orders including those of Germany, Israel, France and the USA. more...

  • Engaging with Foreign Lawby Basil Markesinis; Joerg Fedtke

    Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 70.20

    The number of books about foreign or comparative law or comparative methodology has grown over the years - in Europe because of European integration, the world over because of the globalization phenomenon. This book discusses about foreign law, the law of a country other than that of the 'national' lawyer, and how to engage with it. more...

  • Gedeckte Schuldverschreibungen in Deutschland und Großbritannienby Tobias Koppmann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This handbook on the new bond law provides a legal comparison to the UK covered bond.While offering a deeper understanding of structured covered bonds and the further development of national law, the work at hand also aims to contribute to the assessment of the security and benefits of covered bonds and the discussion of integration of the EU mortgagee... more...