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  1. Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Attila Tanzi, Angeliki Papantoniou
    This volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law presents an overview and selective analysis of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). These agreements encompass the regulating aspects of the protection, conservation, management, use and exploitation of living and natural resources in various areas: from biodiversity to fisheries, marine environment, shared freshwater resources, atmosphere, climate change procedural obligations and rights and human rights, as well as Polar Regions. This book guides the reader through the multifarious conventional regulation of such areas of environmental protection, both at the global and regional levels, and details the path from the first post-war sectorial attempts at introducing international pieces of conventional environmental regulation to the booming of environmental instruments of the ‘90s and the recent fertile period of creation of new MEAs and their exponential growth. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. International Claims Commissions

    International Claims Commissions

    Lea Brilmayer, Chiara Giorgetti, Lorraine Charlton
    International claims commissions have, over the last few decades, established themselves as important and permanent fixtures in international adjudication. This book provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the workings and mechanics of claims commissions in order to assess their success and predict their utility in the future. The book examines the legal framework of an international claims commission and the basic elements of the claims processing procedure as well as exploring the difficulties and challenges associated with operating costs, remedies and compliance with judgments. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. The U.S. Supreme Court and Racial Minorities

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Racial Minorities

    Leslie F. Goldstein
    The US Supreme Court and Racial Minorities: Two Centuries of Judicial Review on Trial offers an in-depth, chronologically arranged look at the record of the US Supreme Court on racial minorities over the course of its first two centuries. It does not pose the anachronistic standard, “Did the Supreme Court get it right" but rather, “How did the Supreme Court compare to other branches of the federal government at the time?” Have these Justices, prevented against removal from office by discontented voters (in contrast to the President and the members of Congress), done any better than the elected branches of government at protecting racial minorities in America? Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. Integrated Human Rights in Practice

    Integrated Human Rights in Practice

    Edited by Eva Brems, Ellen Desmet
    This book aims to introduce concrete and innovative proposals for a holistic approach to supranational human rights justice through a hands-on legal exercise: the rewriting of decisions of supranational human rights monitoring bodies. The contributing scholars have thus redrafted crucial passages of landmark human rights judgments and decisions, ‘as if human rights law were really one’, borrowing or taking inspiration from developments and interpretations throughout the whole multi-layered human rights protection system. In addition to the rewriting exercise, the contributors have outlined the methodology and/or theoretical framework that guided their approaches and explain how human rights monitoring bodies may adopt an integrated approach to human rights law. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. Handbook of European Social Policy

    Handbook of European Social Policy

    Edited by Patricia Kennett, Noemi Lendvai-Bainton
    This collection will comprise of twenty-nine original pieces from key contributors to the field of European social policy. It is intended to capture the ‘state of the art’ in European social policy and to generate and contribute to debates on the the future of European social policy in the 21st Century. It will be a comprehensive and authoritative resource for research and teaching covering themes and policy areas including social exclusion, pensions, education, children and family, as well as mobility and migration, multiculturalism, and climate change. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  6. Comparative Administrative Law

    Comparative Administrative Law

    Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Peter L. Lindseth, Blake Emerson
    This comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law builds on the first edition with many new and revised chapters and the addition of new topics and geographical coverage. The handbook’s broad, multi-method approach combines history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. This updated and expanded new edition demonstrates the growth and dynamism of recent efforts – spearheaded by the first edition - to stimulate comparative research on public law, reaching across different countries and scholarly disciplines. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 375.00   Web: $ 337.50
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  7. The Rise of Common Political Order

    The Rise of Common Political Order

    Edited by Jarle Trondal
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Global Capital Markets

    Global Capital Markets

    Edited by P. M. Vasudev, Susan Watson
    This topical volume examines key developments in the law regulating capital markets, drawing on examples from around the world – including United States, Canada, Europe, China, India, and New Zealand. With perspectives from international scholars, chapters look at current issues including the regulation of crowdfunding, efforts in Europe for shareholder empowerment, hedge fund activism in Canada, international regulatory cooperation, and regulation of corporate governance in China through securities law rules. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Unravelling the Mysteries of Case Study Research

    Unravelling the Mysteries of Case Study Research

    Marilyn L. Taylor, Mikael Søndergaard
    An accessible and current yet in depth introduction to conducting a case study or a project focusing on a company or business situation. This textbook provides an introduction to identifying the motivation and objectives for a project, defining and designing a research question, guiding a research plan, conducting the research, gathering and interpreting data and understanding the context of your research. It is suitable for undergraduates undertaking a research project for the first time and for those with more experience who want to make the process ‘fun’. Learn More
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  10. Handbook of Welfare in China

    Handbook of Welfare in China

    Edited by Beatriz Carrillo Garcia, Johanna Hood, Paul I. Kadetz
    The Handbook is a timely compilation dedicated to exploring a rare diversity of perspectives and content on the development, successes, reforms and challenges within China’s contemporary welfare system. It showcases 21 original chapters by leading and emerging area specialists who explore a century of welfare provision from the Nationalist era, up to and concentrating in economic reform and marketisation (1978 to the present). Organised around five key concerns (social security and welfare; emerging issues and actors; gaps; future challenges) chapters draw on original case-based research from diverse disciplines and perspectives, engage existing literature and further key debates. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  11. Understanding Collective Decision Making

    Understanding Collective Decision Making

    Lasse Gerrits, Peter Marks
    One of the main challenges facing contemporary society is to understand how people can make decisions together. Understanding Collective Decision Making builds on evolutionary theories and presents an analytical tool to analyze and visualize collective decision-making. By combining theoretical research with real world case studies, the authors provide a coherent and conclusive solution to the often fragmented and dispersed literature on the subject. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. Handbook of Research on Leadership and Creativity

    Handbook of Research on Leadership and Creativity

    Edited by Michael D. Mumford, Sven Hemlin
    The rapid pace of technological change and globalization of products, competition and services have conspired to place a new premium on innovation for firms across the world. Although many variables influence creativity and innovation, the effective leadership of creative teams has proved especially important. This timely Handbook presents the state-of-the-art of what leaders must do to lead creative teams and how they should do it. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  13. Risk, Resilience, Inequality and Environmental Law

    Risk, Resilience, Inequality and Environmental Law

    Edited by Bridget M. Hutter
    This insightful book considers how the law has adapted to the environmental challenges of the 21st Century and the ways in which it might be used to cope with environmental risks and uncertainties whilst promoting resilience and greater equality. These issues are considered in social context by contributors from different disciplines who examine some of the experiments tried in different parts of the world to govern the environment, improve the available legal tools and give voice to more diverse groups. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  14. Econometrics as a Con Art

    Econometrics as a Con Art

    Imad A. Moosa
    The book presents a critique of econometrics and a challenge to the common practices in empirical work in economics and finance. It is demonstrated with numerous examples that econometric methods and models can be manipulated in a variety of ways to produce the desired results, which may be taken to support faulty policy recommendations, ideological beliefs or the agendas of some private interests. Contrary to what is claimed by some econometricians, nothing has happened to take the con out of econometrics as Edward Leamer famously said back in 1983. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  15. Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership

    Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership

    Edited by Peter Iver Kaufman, Kristin M.S. Bezio
    Contributions to this volume probe the contexts–both social and spiritual–from which select iconic figures emerge and discover how to present themselves as innovators and cultural leaders as well as draw material into forms that subsequent generations consider innovative or emblematic. The overall import of the volume is to locate producers of culture such as authors, poets, singers, and artists as leaders both in their respective genres and of culture and society more broadly through the influence exerted by their works. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. Entrepreneurial Neighbourhoods

    Entrepreneurial Neighbourhoods

    Edited by Maarten van Ham, Darja Reuschke, Reinout Kleinhans, Colin Mason, Stephen Syrett
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Edited by Jürgen Basedow, Giesela Rühl, Franco Ferrari, Pedro de Miguel Asensio
    The Encyclopedia of Private International Law quite simply represents the definitive reference work in the field. Bringing together 194 authors from 57 countries the Encyclopedia sheds light on the current state of Private International Law around the globe, providing unique insights into the discipline and how it is affected by globalization and increased regional integration. The role and character of Private International Law has changed tremendously over the past decades. With the steady increase of global and regional inter-connectedness the practical significance of the discipline has grown. And so has the number of legislative activities on the national, international and, most importantly, the European level. The Encyclopedia consists of four volumes. The first two volumes describe topical aspects of Private International Law in the form of 247 alphabetically sorted entries. The third volume describes the Private International Law regimes of 80 countries in the form of national reports. The fourth volume comprises a collection of national codifications and provisions of Private International Law in English translation. Key Features: • 247 substantive entries • 80 national reports • Entries organised alphabetically for ease of navigation • Fully cross-referenced • Entries written by the world’s foremost scholars of Private International Law • National codifications in English collected together into a single volume for quick reference. • World class editor team. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,590.00   Web: $ 1,431.00
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  18. Access to Justice and International Organizations

    Access to Justice and International Organizations

    Pierre Schmitt
    Recent examples such as the cholera outbreak in Haiti demonstrate that individual victims of human rights violations by international organizations are frequently left in the cold. Following an examination of the human rights obligations of international organizations, this book scrutinizes their dispute settlement mechanisms as well as the conflict between their immunities and the right of access to justice before national jurisdictions. It concludes with normative proposals addressed both to international organizations and to national judges confronted with such cases. Learn More
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  19. Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

    Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

    Edited by Larissa Van den Herik
    The 1990s have been labeled the “Sanctions Decade”, since they witnessed an unprecedented intensification of the use of collective non-military enforcement measures, and in particular sanctions, by the post-Cold War reactivated Security Council. This Research Handbook studies the current practice of UN sanctions in international law, their interrelationship with other regimes and substantive areas of law, as well as issues arising from their implementation and application at the domestic level. Learn More
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  20. Handbook of Research on Counterfeiting and Illicit Trade

    Handbook of Research on Counterfeiting and Illicit Trade

    Edited by Peggy E. Chaudhry
    This unique Handbook provides multiple perspectives on the growth of illicit trade, primarily exploring counterfeits and internet piracy. It includes expert opinion on a wide range of topics including the evaluation of key global enforcement issues, government and private-sector agency initiatives to stifle illicit trade, and the evolution of piracy on the internet. The authors also assess the efficacy of anti-counterfeiting strategies such as targeted consumer campaigns, working with intermediaries in the supply chain, authentication technology and online brand protection. Learn More
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