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  • The Changing Role of Law in Japanby D. Vanoverbeke; J. Maesschalck; D. Nelken

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    How has Japan managed to become one of the most important economic actors in the world, without the corresponding legal infrastructure usually associated with complex economic activities? The Changing Role of Law in Japan offers a comparative perspective on the changing role of law in East Asia, by discussing issues such as society, cultural values,... more...

  • Grundzüge des Arbeitsrechtsby Ralph Hirdina

    Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 21.94

    ?Prof. Dr. jur. Ralph Hirdina lehrt seit mehr als 14 Jahren an der Hochschule Aschaffenburg für angewandte Wissenschaften das Fach ?Arbeitsrecht? sowie weitere Fächer des Wirtschaftsrechts. Darüber hinaus betreut der Dozent den Schwerpunkt ?Recht des Personalmanagements? im Bachelorstudiengang Betriebswirtschaft und Recht sowie den Workshop ?Arbeitsrecht?... more...

  • Juries in the Japanese Legal Systemby Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this development. It examines the political and socio-legal... more...

  • Japan and Civil Jury Trialsby Matthew J. Wilson; Hiroshi Fukurai; Takashi Maruta

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    As societies around the world increasingly face complex challenges, effective solutions are at a premium. In response, reformers have advanced varied forms of jury systems as means of fostering positive political, economic, and social change. Many countries have recently integrated lay participation into their justice systems to effect fundamental... more...

  • Corporate Governance in the 21st Centuryby L. Nottage; L. Wolff; K. Anderson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Argues that a more complex 'gradual transformation' is unfolding in Japan - a process evident in many other post-industrial economies. This book includes chapters on comparative corporate governance theory and methodology, lifelong employment, the main bank system, board structures, and governance issues in small and medium-sized enterprises. more...

  • Measuring Judicial Independenceby J. Mark Ramseyer; Eric B. Rasmusen

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 56.00

    The role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election raised questions in the minds of many Americans about the relationships between judges and political influence; the following years saw equally heated debates over the appropriate role of political ideology in selecting federal judges. Legal scholars have always... more...

  • Internationale Handelsschiedsgerichtsbarkeit in Japanby Felix Burkei

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 51.53

    Japan ist etwa seit der Jahrtausendwende Schauplatz tiefgreifender Justizreformen. Im Zuge der Stärkung der privaten Streitbeilegung wurde im Jahr 2004 das Schiedsverfahrensrecht umfassend reformiert und an den internationalen Standard des UNCITRAL-Modellgesetzes angeglichen. Trotz einer starken Affinität zu informeller und außergerichtlicher Streitbeilegung... more...

  • Competition Law and Policy in Japan and the EUby E. Kameoka

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This exciting new book embarks on a comparative analysis of competition law and policy in Japan and the EU. It provides a clear and carefully researched exposition of the differences between the relevant rules, systems and underlying ideas of the two jurisdictions, together with the relevant historical backgrounds. more...

  • Japan?s Household Registration System and Citizenshipby David Chapman; Karl Jakob Krogness

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Japan?s Household Registration System ( koseki seido ) is an extremely powerful state instrument, and is socially entrenched with a long history of population governance, social control and the maintenance of social order. It provides identity whilst at the same time imposing identity upon everyone registered, and in turn, the state receives validity... more...