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  • Beyond Dogmaticsby John W. Cairns; Paul J. du Plessis

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 89.55

    This book is an important contribution to the current lively debate about the relationship between law and society in the Roman world. This debate, which was initiated by the work of John Crook in the 1960’s, has had a profound impact upon the study of law and history and has created sharply divided opinions on the extent to which law may be said... more...

  • Die Rezeption der EMRK sowie der Urteile des EGMR in der französischen und deutschen Rechtsprechungby Kathrin Mellech

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 66.58

    Hauptbeschreibung Auf Grund des Erfordernisses der Erschöpfung des innerstaatlichen Rechtsweges ist es zuallererst die Pflicht der nationalen Gerichte, den Konventionsrechten innerstaatliche Geltung zu verleihen. Da es im Interesse eines jeden Staates liegen müsste, eine Verurteilung durch den EGMR zu vermeiden, dürfte eigentlich zu erwarten sein,... more...

  • Mitbestimmung und Demokratieprinzipby Sebastian Kolbe

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 111.72

    Hauptbeschreibung Die historisch gewachsene Arbeitnehmer-Mitbestimmung in Betriebs- und Aufsichtsrat folgt seit jeher dem Leitbild der Demokratie in Betrieb und Unternehmen. Auch heute noch sehen sich Betriebsräte und Gewerkschaften als Element der Demokratie in der Wirtschaft und wird die Arbeitnehmerteilhabe nach dem BetrVG und den Mitbestimmungsgesetzen... more...

  • Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracyby J. Eric Oliver; Shang E. Ha; Zachary Callen

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Local government is the hidden leviathan of American politics: it accounts for nearly a tenth of gross domestic product, it collects nearly as much in taxes as the federal government, and its decisions have an enormous impact on Americans' daily lives. Yet political scientists have few explanations for how people vote in local elections, particularly... more...

  • Convergence and Divergence in European Public Lawby Paul Beaumont; Carole Lyons; Neil Walker

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 108.00

    This book grew out of a symposium held in the University of Aberdeen in May 2000. It examines the extent to which the European Union has brought about and should bring about convergence of law in Europe, in particular, but not exclusively, public law in Europe. more...

  • Our Republican Constitutionby Adam Tomkins

    Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 24.30

    This new book by Adam Tomkins sets out a radical vision of the British constitution. It argues that despite its outwardly monarchic form the constitution is profoundly informed, and indeed shaped, by values and practices of republicanism. The republican reading of the constitution presented in this book places political accountability at the core of... more...

  • Law in a Complex Stateby Neville Harris

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 45.00

    Referencing not only the UK welfare system but also relevant policies and experience in various other states, this book seeks to explain how and why complexity in modern welfare systems has grown, and to consider the role that law can play in the simplification of schemes of welfare. more...

  • Defending the Filibusterby Richard A. Arenberg; Robert B. Dove; Mark Udall; Ted Kaufman

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Recent legislative battles over healthcare reform, the federal budget, and other prominent issues have given rise to widespread demands for the abolition or reform of the filibuster in the US Senate. Critics argue that members? traditional rights of unlimited debate and amendment have led to paralyzing requirements for supermajorities and destructive... more...

  • Fürsorgerecht: Grundsicherung und Sozialhilfeby Ernst-Wilhelm Luthe; Ingo Palsherm

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 60.49

    Dieses Werk erläutert praxisgerecht und fundiert das Fürsorgerecht ? die Grundsicherung für Arbeitsuchende nach dem SGB II sowie die Sozialhilfe nach dem SGB XII. Durch die enthaltenen Checklisten, Übersichten und klar strukturierten Hinweise zum Aufbau einer Fallbearbeitung gibt es dem Praktiker die Möglichkeit zu einer schnellen, gezielten Einarbeitung... more...

  • The European Constitution, Welfare States and Democracyby Christoffer C. Eriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book explores how the right to the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital in the European Union legal order affects welfare states. These "four freedoms", as they are known, are vital instruments for the protection of a European market unencumbered by internal frontiers. The European Constitution, Welfare States and Democracy... more...