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  • Empirical Bioethics by Jonathan Ives
    Empirical Bioethics (English, Paperback) Jonathan Ives

    This volume brings together key researchers in empirical bioethics, presenting a range of theoretical and practical perspectives on methodology.

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  • The Class Action in Common Law Legal Systems by Rachael Mulheron
    The Class Action in Common Law Legal Systems (English, Hardback) Rachael Mulheron

    This book compares the class action models that apply in Australia and the United States with those of Ontario and British Columbia.

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  • Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design by Paul Yowell
    Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design (English, Hardback) Paul Yowell

    The decisions courts make in constitutional rights cases pervade our political life and touch on our most basic interests and values. The spread of judicial review of legislation around the world means that courts are increasingly called on to settle matters of moral and political controversy, including assisted suicide, data privacy, anti-terrorism measures, marriage, and abortion. But doubts...

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  • The Common Law of Obligations by Andrew Robertson
    The Common Law of Obligations (English, Paperback) Andrew Robertson

    Now available in paperback! The development of the law of obligations across the common law world has been, and continues to be, a story of unity and divergence. Its common origins continue to exert a powerful stabilizing influence, carried forward by a methodology that places heavy weight on the historical foundations of legal principles. Divergence is, however, produced by numerous factors,...

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  • The Right to Say No by Melanie Randall
    The Right to Say No (English, Hardback) Melanie Randall

    Marital rape stands at the intersection of the socio-legal issues arising from both domestic violence and sexual assault. For centuries, women who suffered sexual assault perpetrated by their spouses had no legal recourse. A man's conjugal rights included his right to have sexual intercourse with his wife regardless of whether she consented. This right has been recognised in law, and still is in...

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  • Making People Illegal by Catherine Dauvergne
    Making People Illegal (English, Paperback) Catherine Dauvergne

    This book examines the relationship between illegal migration and globalization.

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  • Legal Orientalism by Teemu Ruskola
    Legal Orientalism (English, Hardback) Teemu Ruskola

    After the Cold War, how did China become a global symbol of disregard for human rights, while the U.S. positioned itself as the chief exporter of the rule of law? Teemu Ruskola investigates globally circulating narratives about what law is and who has it, and shows how "legal Orientalism" developed into a distinctly American ideology of empire.

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  • Environmental Principles and the Evolution of Environmental Law by Eloise Scotford
    Environmental Principles and the Evolution of Environmental Law (English, Hardback) Eloise Scotford

    Environmental principles are elusive concepts in environmental law - their meanings and legal functions are ambiguous, and they have varying histories in different jurisdictions. This book explores the legal understanding of environmental principles.

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  • Personal Insolvency in the 21st Century by Iain Ramsay
    Personal Insolvency in the 21st Century (English, Hardback) Iain Ramsay

    Since 1979, the world has witnessed a remarkable cycle of individual bankruptcy law reform. Changes in capitalist economies, financial crises, and political interest groups all contributed to this cycle of reform. Differences exist between European systems in terms of access criteria, institutional frameworks, financing and discharge conditions. What explains these differences within Europe and...

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  • Constitutional Theocracy by Ran Hirschl
    Constitutional Theocracy (English, Hardback) Ran Hirschl

    Presents a comparative analysis of religion-and-state jurisprudence from dozens of countries worldwide to explore the role of constitutional law and courts in a non-secularist world.

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  • Embedded Courts by Kwai Hang Ng
    Embedded Courts (English, Hardback) Kwai Hang Ng, Xin He

    A study of the decision-making process of Chinese courts and the non-legal forces and regional factors that influence judicial outcomes.

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  • An Introduction to Comparative Law Theory and Method by Geoffrey Samuel
    An Introduction to Comparative Law Theory and Method (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Samuel

    This short book on comparative law theory and method is designed primarily for postgraduate research students whose work involves comparison between legal systems.

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  • Climate Change and the Law by Erkki J. Hollo
    Climate Change and the Law (English, Hardback) Erkki J. Hollo

    The first scholarly effort to offer a systematic examination of doctrinal issues in climate law, this book explores the diverse international, regional, national, sub-national and transnational legal responses to climate change. Includes regional case studies.

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  • Eurolegalism by R. Daniel Kelemen
    Eurolegalism (English, Hardback) R. Daniel Kelemen

    Despite western Europe's traditional disdain for the United States' "adversarial legalism," the European Union is shifting toward a similar approach to the law, according to Daniel Kelemen. Coining the term "eurolegalism" to describe the hybrid, he shows how the political and organizational realities of the EU make this shift inevitable.

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  • Trusts and Patrimonies by Remus Valsan
    Trusts and Patrimonies (English, Hardback) Remus Valsan

    Compares trust and patrimony laws in England, Scotland, Quebec and the Netherlands. This volume explores the multiple ways in which the private law concepts of trust and patrimony interact in various jurisdictions, with a view to advancing the understanding of the trust as a fundamental legal concept. It features papers written by law scholars.

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  • Comparative Company Law by Andreas Cahn
    Comparative Company Law (English, Paperback) Andreas Cahn, David C. Donald

    In-depth, comparative analyses of German, UK and US company laws, illustrated by leading cases.

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  • Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law by Mark Tushnet
    Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law (English, Paperback) Mark Tushnet

    The Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law is an advanced level reference work which surveys the current state of constitutional law. Featuring new, specially commissioned papers by a range of leading scholars from around the world, it offers a comprehensive overview of the field as well as identifying promising avenues for future research. The book presents the key issues in constitutional law...

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  • Methodologies of Legal Research by Mark Van Hoecke
    Methodologies of Legal Research (English, Paperback) Mark Van Hoecke

    This book explores questions about the coverage and identity of legal research in terms of its expansion to an interdisciplinary field.

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  • Contemporary Intellectual Property by Charlotte Waelde
    Contemporary Intellectual Property (English, Paperback) Charlotte Waelde, Abbe Brown

    A unique perspective on intellectual property law. It examines the complex policies that inform and guide modern intellectual property law at the domestic (including Scottish), European and international levels, giving the reader a true insight into the discipline and the shape of things to come.

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  • Transnational Sustainability Laws by Phillip Paiement
    Transnational Sustainability Laws (English, Paperback) Phillip Paiement

    This book examines how voluntary sustainability standards can be used to both regulate and coordinate producers in industries.

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