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  • Australian Constitutional Values by Rosalind Dixon
    Australian Constitutional Values (English, Hardback) Rosalind Dixon

    Vigorous debate exists among constitutional scholars as to the appropriate 'modalities' of constitutional argument, and their relative weight. Many scholars, however, argue that one important modality of constitutional argument involves attention to underlying constitutional purposes or 'values'. In Australia, this kind of values-oriented approach has been advocated by leading constitutional...

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  • Comparative Company Law by Mathias Siems
    Comparative Company Law (English, Paperback) Mathias Siems

    As attention moves rapidly towards comparative approaches, the research and teaching of company law has somehow lagged behind. The overall purpose of this book is therefore to fill a gap in the literature by identifying whether conceptual differences between countries exist. Rather than concentrate on whether the institutional structure of the corporation varies across jurisdictions, the objective...

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  • Comparative Law by A. E. Orucu
    Comparative Law (English, Paperback) A. E. Orucu

    This innovative and reader-friendly book enables students to familiarise themselves with the challenges and controversies found in comparative law.

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  • Responsive Regulation by Ian Ayres
    Responsive Regulation (English, Paperback) Ian Ayres, John Braithwaite

    In an effort to transcend the ongoing debate between those who favour strong state regulation and those who call for deregulation, they argue that regulation does not have to proceed with an adversarial tone, nor does it have to be "soft" or "hard" to be effective.

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  • The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization by Luciana Gross Cunha
    The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization (English, Hardback) Luciana Gross Cunha

    A comprehensive, empirically grounded analysis of the impact of globalization on the growth of the corporate legal sector in Brazil. The authors examine the transformational effect globalization has had on the Brazilian legal profession, Brazil, and the global market for legal services.

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  • The Nordic Constitutions by Helle Krunke
    The Nordic Constitutions (English, Hardback) Helle Krunke

    This book presents the Nordic constitutional systems of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The book aims to first fill a gap in the literature by providing an accessible English language account of the Nordic constitutions, and second by providing a comparative analysis of the constitutions, revealing their similarities and differences within their political, historical and cultural...

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  • A New Deal for China's Workers? by Cynthia Estlund
    A New Deal for China's Workers? (English, Hardback) Cynthia Estlund

    China's leaders aspire to the prosperity, political legitimacy, and stability that flowed from America's New Deal, but they are irrevocably opposed to the independent trade unions and mass mobilization that brought it about. Cynthia Estlund's crisp comparative analysis makes China's labor unrest and reform legible to Western readers.

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  • Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law by Alan Greene
    Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law (English, Hardback) Alan Greene

    Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law explores the impact that oxymoronic 'permanent' states of emergency have on the validity and effectiveness of constitutional norms and, ultimately, constituent power. It challenges the idea that many constitutional orders are facing permanent states of emergency due to the 'objective nature' of threats facing modern states today, arguing instead...

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  • Legal Traditions of the World by H. Patrick Glenn
    Legal Traditions of the World (English, Paperback) H. Patrick Glenn

    Legal Traditions of the World places national laws in the broader context of major legal traditions. Each tradition is examined in terms of its institutions and substantive law, its founding concepts and methods, its attitude towards the concept of change and its teaching on relations with other traditions and peoples.

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  • Islam and the Rule of Justice by Lawrence Rosen
    Islam and the Rule of Justice (English, Paperback) Lawrence Rosen

    Rosen looks at contemporary Islamic law and separate reality from Western stereotypes, showing it to be quite flexible and effective.

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  • Access to Justice by Ellie Palmer
    Access to Justice (English, Paperback) Ellie Palmer

    Building on a series of ESRC funded seminars, this edited collection of expert papers by academics and practitioners is concerned with access to civil and administrative justice in constitutional democracies, where, for the past decade governments have reassessed their priorities for funding legal services: embracing 'new technologies' that reconfigure the delivery and very concept of legal...

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  • Cambridge Bioethics and Law: Empirical Bioethics: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives Series Number 37 by Jonathan Ives
    Cambridge Bioethics and Law: Empirical Bioethics: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives Series Number 37 (English, Paperback) Jonathan Ives

    Research in bioethics is becoming increasingly interdisciplinary, and researchers are turning to novel methodologies that combine the benefits of both theoretical and empirical research. Contributions in this volume are written by experts in the field, bringing together the most recent developments in methodological thinking and offering new insights into established approaches.

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  • Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility Codes by Anna Beckers
    Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility Codes (English, Paperback) Anna Beckers

    Corporate social responsibility codes are guidelines that companies voluntarily develop and publish with the objective of showing the public their commitment to respect human rights, to improve fundamental workplace standards worldwide and to protect the natural environment. These corporate codes have become a crucial element in the regulatory architecture for globally operating companies. By...

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  • Cambridge Studies in Election Law and Democracy: Fragile Democracies: Contested Power in the Era of Constitutional Courts by Samuel Issacharoff
    Cambridge Studies in Election Law and Democracy: Fragile Democracies: Contested Power in the Era of Constitutional Courts (English, Paperback) Samuel Issacharoff

    This book examines how constitutional courts protect fragile democratic states arising in the wake of authoritarian rule or amidst deep societal divisions of race, religion, or national background. It covers challenges to East Asian, African, and former Soviet democracies, as well as new developments from the Arab Spring.

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  • Reclaiming Constitutionalism by Maria Tzanakopoulou
    Reclaiming Constitutionalism (English, Hardback) Maria Tzanakopoulou

    Reclaiming Constitutionalism articulates an argument for why the constitutional phenomenon remains attached to the state - despite the recent advent of theories of global constitutionalism. Drawing from the idea that constitutionalism historically sought to build social consensus, this book argues that the primary aim of constitutionalism is to create social peace and to shield, rather than to...

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  • Detention of Terrorism Suspects by Maureen T. Duffy
    Detention of Terrorism Suspects (English, Hardback) Maureen T. Duffy

    Controversial erosions of individual liberties in the name of anti-terrorism are ongoing in liberal democracies. The focus of this book is on the manner in which strategic discourse has been used to create accepted political narratives. It specifically links aspects of that discourse to problematic and evolving terrorism detention practices that happen outside of traditional criminal and wartime...

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  • Soft Law and Public Authorities by Greg Weeks
    Soft Law and Public Authorities (English, Paperback) Greg Weeks

    Now available in paperback! This book considers the phenomenon of soft law employed by domestic public authorities. Lawyers have long understood that public authorities are able to issue certain communications in a way that causes them to be treated like law, even though these are neither legislation nor subordinate legislation. Importantly for soft law as a regulatory tool, people tend to treat...

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  • Law in Context: Comparative Law by Mathias Siems
    Law in Context: Comparative Law (English, Paperback) Mathias Siems

    Comparative Law offers a thorough grounding for students and scholars of the subject, covering essential academic debates and comparative law methodology. Critically debating both traditional and modern approaches to the subject, the new edition includes a wider range of examples and further discussion of the global dimension of comparative law.

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  • Law in Context: Making People Illegal: What Globalization Means for Migration and Law by Catherine Dauvergne
    Law in Context: Making People Illegal: What Globalization Means for Migration and Law (English, Paperback) Catherine Dauvergne

    This book examines the relationship between illegal migration and globalization.

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  • Global Law Series: Intimations of Global Law by Neil Walker
    Global Law Series: Intimations of Global Law (English, Paperback) Neil Walker

    A strain of law has emerged since the mid-1960s which asserts a global reach and jurisdiction beyond any international or transnational remit. Intimations of Global Law identifies this new strain in diverse areas of the law, and explores how its development might influence the nature of our legal-ethical horizons.

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