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Mexico and Central America (General)

  • National Constitutions / Constituciones nacionales / Nationale Verfassungenby

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 293.00

    Der erste Teilband der Verfassungsdokumente Mexikos 1814?1849 beinhaltet 22 nationale Verfassungen, sowie Verfassungsentwürfe und -änderungen. Pluspunkte: einzigartige und seltene Verfassungsdokumente aus der Frühzeit des lateinamerikanischen Konstitutionalismus Dokumente wurden aus verschiedensten Archiven und Bibliotheken zusammengetragen Dokumente... more...

  • Querétaro ? Zacatecasby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    The third and final volume of Constitutional Documents of Mexico 1814-1849 contains the constitutions of 28 individual Mexican states, as well as their draft constitutions and amendments. 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...

  • The Mexican Legal Systemby Francisc Avalos

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 105.00

    This reference guide to the laws and legal literature of Mexico has been designed carefully by a reference librarian for researchers who do not read or speak Spanish. This basic sourcebook provides answers to the questions that are asked most frequently: Which is the relevant code? Where can the text of the code be found? What secondary material is... more...

  • Decoding Genderby Helga Baitenmann; Victoria Chenaut; Ann Varley; Ann Varley; Helga Baitenmann; Victoria Chenaut; Lynn Stephen; Ana Alonso; Ivonne Szasz; Rosio Cordova Plaza; Maria Teresa Sierra; Soledad Gonzalez Montes; Adriana Ortiz-Ortega; Carmen Diana Deere

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Gender discrimination pervades nearly all legal institutions and practices in Latin America. The deeper question is how this shapes broader relations of power. By examining the relationship between law and gender as it manifests itself in the Mexican legal system, the thirteen essays in this volume show how law is produced by, but also perpetuates,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 98.92

    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...