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  • Law and Power in the Islamic Worldby Sami Zubaida

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95

    Islamic law (the Shari’a) and its application is a central issue in contemporary Islamic politics and culture. This book examines the origins and evolution of the Shari’a and the corpus of texts, concepts and practices in which it has been enshrined. Sami Zubaida considers key historical episodes of political accommodations and contests between scholars... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Lawby Michael Gagarin; David Cohen

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This Companion volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of Greek law. more...

  • Kriminalität im Jahr 2020by Michael Hanslmaier; Stefanie Kemme; Katharina Stoll; Dirk Baier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 30.82

    Angesichts des demografischen Wandels beschäftigen sich die AutorInnen mit der Kriminalitätsentwicklung in den Bereichen Polizei, Justiz und Strafvollzug. Auf der Grundlage zahlreicher Interviews mit ExpertInnen lassen sich die relevanten Faktoren identifizieren, die die Kriminalitätsentwicklung der Jahre 1995 bis 2010 beeinflusst haben. In Kombination... more...

  • Chinese Lawmaking: From Non-communicative to Communicativeby Peng He

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 110.07

    Dr Peng He in her book addresses various issues, drawing on Western and Chinese sources for her argument for a ‘communicative’ theory of law making. This book is both timely and important in the Chinese context. Her argument depends upon the insight that what is important in societies is not just representative democracy but ‘voice’ - the opportunity... more...

  • Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iranby Majid Mohammadi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20 th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the critical juncture of three developments in the contemporary... more...

  • An Unruly Childby Bruce Kercher

    Allen & Unwin 1995; US$ 40.90

    Provocative history of Australian law since white settlement. more...

  • Religion and Personal Law in Secular Indiaby Gerald James Larson

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35

    Though a directive principle of the constitution, a uniform civil code of law has never been written or instituted in India. As a result, in matters of personal law -- the segment of law concerning marriage, dowry, divorce, parentage, legitimacy, wills, and inheritance -- individuals of different backgrounds... more...

  • Blood, Land, and Sexby Lyda Favali; Roy Pateman

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 19.95

    In Eritrea, state, traditional, and religious laws equally prevail, but any of these legal systems may be put into play depending upon the individual or individuals involved in a legal dispute. Because of conflicting laws, it has been difficult for Eritreans to come to a consensus on what constitutes... more...

  • Asian Discourses of Rule of Lawby Randall Peerenboom

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95

    Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to take root fully in the different cultural, economic and... more...

  • Islamic Law, Epistemology and Modernityby Ashk Dahlen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occurring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established... more...