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  • Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Lawby Christopher Bovis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law makes a major contribution to our understanding of the EU public procurement regime, at a time when it is being implemented by the EU Member States, and of the pivotal role that this will play for the delivery of the European 2020 Growth Strategy. The internal market relies on a simplified regime in... more...

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japanby Anna Dobrovolskaia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the late 1920s, the transplantation of the Anglo-American-style... more...

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralismby Marc Simon Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not positively biased in favor of customary law per se, a... more...

  • Anlagenplanung, Anlagenbau, Anlagenbetrieb für Unternehmenby Ines Zenke; Miriam Vollmer

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    Die für Anlagenbetreiber maßgeblichen Vorschriften werden praxisorientiert am Beispiel des konkreten Anlagenbetriebs dargestellt, von der Errichtung der Anlage über den täglichen Betrieb bis hin zur Abwicklung der Anlage nach deren Stilllegung. Ziel ist es, den Unternehmensverantwortlichen einen Gesamtüberblick über die zu beachtenden... more...

  • Law and the Management of Disastersby Alexia Herwig; Marta Simoncini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More recently, however, ‘resilience’ has emerged as a... more...

  • Legal Practice and Cultural Diversityby Ralph Grillo; Roger Ballard; Alessandro Ferrari; André J. Hoekema; Marcel Maussen; Prakash Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges legal practice, how legal practice responds to that challenge, and how practice is changing in the encounter with the cultural diversity occasioned by large-scale, post-war immigration. Locating actual practices and interpretations which occur... more...

  • Law in Actionby Max Travers; John F. Manzo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ethnomethodologists and Conversation Analysts have always been interested in the study of law and legal institutions and there is now a large body of empirical studies, representing a range of analytic traditions in each field. This collection introduces this literature and the research questions pursued by ethnomethodologists and conversation analysts,... more...

  • Law and Recovery From Disaster: Hurricane Katrinaby Robin Paul Malloy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, directly affecting 1.5 million people. Only one year earlier, an Indian Ocean tsunami struck Indonesia, destroying or damaging more than 370,000 homes. As forces of nature, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and floods are not limited to occurrences in any one community or... more...

  • Technology and Legal Systemsby Noel Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The advent of the knowledge economy and society has made it increasingly necessary for law reformers and policy makers to take account of the effects of technology upon the law and upon legal and political processes. This book explores aspects of technology's relationship with law and government, and in particular the effects changing technology has... more...