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  1. The Evolution of the Separation of Powers

    The Evolution of the Separation of Powers

    Edited by David Bilchitz, David Landau
    To what extent should the doctrine of the separation of powers evolve in light of recent shifts in constitutional design and practice? Constitutions now often include newer forms of rights – such as socioeconomic and environmental rights – and are written with an explicitly transformative purpose. They also often reflect include new independent bodies such as human rights commissions and electoral tribunals whose position and function within the traditional structure is novel. The practice of the separation of powers has also changed, as the executive has tended to gain power and deliberative bodies like legislatures have often been thrown into a state of crisis. The chapters in this edited volume grapple with these shifts and the ways in which the doctrine of the separation of powers might respond to them. It also asks whether the shifts that are taking place are mostly a product of the constitutional systems of the global south, or instead reflect changes that run across most liberal democratic constitutional systems around the world. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  2. Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Edited by Gareth Davies, Matej Avbelj
    The Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law explores the diversity of phenomenon of overlapping legal systems within the European Union, the nature of their interactions, and how they deal with the difficult question of the legal hierarchy between them. The contributors reflect on the history, sociology and legal scholarship on constitutional and legal pluralism, and develop this further in the light of the challenges currently facing the EU. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  3. Comparative Constitutional Studies

    Comparative Constitutional Studies

    Günter Frankenberg
    Comparative Constitutional Studies takes a rich area of research and teaching and makes it attractive for the classroom setting and beyond. Every constitution has an interesting story to tell, and for this book Günter Frankenberg has selected vibrant examples that encourage readers to practice realism, demonstrate critical spirit and examine the dark side of framers’ reports and normative theories. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Mark Tushnet
    Mark Tushnet excels in updating the Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law. In this second edition Tushnet includes new material based on developments in practice and scholarship since the original edition’s publication back in 2014. Topics which are given substantial additional attention include abusive constitutionalism, the idea of the constituent power, eternity clauses and unconstitutional amendments, recent developments in weak- and strong-form constitutional review, and expanded consideration of third generation rights. This title will appeal to those who fell in love with the first edition and those who are interested in learning more about Comparative Constitutional Law. Learn More
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  5. Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Edited by Colin Crawford, Daniel Bonilla Maldonado
    Constitutionalism in the Americas unites the work of leading scholars of constitutional law, comparative law and Latin American and U.S. constitutional law to provide a critical and provocative look at the state of constitutional law across the Americas today. The diverse chapters employ a variety of methodologies – empirical, historical, philosophical and textual analysis – in the effort to provide a comprehensive look at a generation of constitutional change across two continents. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Comparative Constitutional Theory

    Comparative Constitutional Theory

    Edited by Gary Jacobsohn, Miguel Schor
    The need for innovative thinking about alternative constitutional experiences is evident, and readers of Comparative Constitutional Theory will find in its pages a compendium of original, theory-driven essays. The authors use a variety of theoretical perspectives to explore the diversity of global constitutional experience in a post-1989 world prominently marked by momentous transitions from authoritarianism to democracy, by multiple constitutional revolutions and devolutions, by the increased penetration of international law into national jurisdictions, and by the enhancement of supra-national institutions of governance. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  7. Comparative Law and Anthropology

    Comparative Law and Anthropology

    Edited by James A.R. Nafziger
    The topical chapters in this cutting-edge collection at the intersection of comparative law and anthropology explore the mutually enriching insights and outlooks of the two fields. Comparative Law and Anthropology adopts a foundational approach to social and cultural issues and their resolution, rather than relying on unified paradigms of research or unified objects of study. Taken together, the contributions extend long-developing trends from legal anthropology to an anthropology of law and from externally imposed to internally generated interpretations of norms and processes of legal significance within particular cultures. The book's expansive conceptualization of comparative law encompasses not only its traditional geographical orientation, but also historical and jurisprudential dimensions. It is also noteworthy in blending the expertise of long-established, acclaimed scholars with new voices from a range of disciplines and backgrounds. Learn More
    November 2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  8. Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes

    Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes

    Edited by Harmen Van der Wilt, Christophe Paulussen
    This book critically reflects on the relationship between ‘core crimes’ which make up the subject matter jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and aggression) and transnational crimes. The contributions in the book address the features of several transnational crimes and generally acknowledge that the boundaries between core crimes and transnational crimes are blurring. One of the major questions is whether, in view of this gradual merger of the categories, the distinction in legal regime is still warranted. Should prosecution and trial of transnational crimes be transferred from national to international jurisdictions? Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  9. Comparative Contract Law

    Comparative Contract Law

    Edited by John O. Haley
    As cross-border transactions expand in our contemporary global economy, the significance of comparative contract law is evermore apparent. In addition the role of lawyers in transactional counselling as well as dispute resolution has become increasingly prominent. Appreciation of the principal similarities and differences between the two major subdivisions of Common Law—the United States and the British Commonwealth—and Civil Law—French versus German law—has thus become imperative. Together with an original introduction by the editor this compilation of classic key papers by leading scholars endeavours to facilitate such appreciation and will prove an essential reference point for students, researchers and policymakers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  10. The Harmonisation of National Legal Systems

    The Harmonisation of National Legal Systems

    Antonios E. Platsas
    This book offers a novel perspective on the leading concept of harmonisation, advocating the mutual benefits and practical utility of harmonised law. Theoretical models and factors for harmonisation are explored in detail. Antonios E. Platsas acknowledges a range of additional factors and presents harmonisation as a widely applicable and useful theory. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. Comparative Law Methodology

    Comparative Law Methodology

    Edited by Maurice Adams, Jaakko Husa, Marieke Oderkerk
    This important two-volume collection draws together the most significant and instructive articles relating to comparative law methodology and offers vast and comprehensive coverage of practices, principles, methods and sources in comparative legal research. The first volume deals with preliminary considerations such as the aims of research and the questions one should ask, as well as how to select objects for comparison and formulate a research plan. The second volume focuses on the comparative research of regulation, description, and explanation, along with discussion on functionalism, quantitative approaches, translation issues, legal transplants and global challenges. Together with an original introduction by the editors that frames the articles and helps the reader to navigate them successfully, this collection offers a balanced body of seminal research which will benefit legal scholars, students, and all who are undertaking, or seeking to evaluate, comparative legal research. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 795.00   Web: $ 715.50
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  12. The Common Law Employment Relationship

    The Common Law Employment Relationship

    Gordon Anderson, Douglas Brodie, Joellen Riley
    The contract of employment provides in many jurisdictions the legal foundation for the employment of workers. This book examines how the development of the common law under the influence of contemporary social and economic pressures has caused this contract to evolve. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. Comparative Competition Law and Economics

    Comparative Competition Law and Economics

    Roger J. Van den Bergh
    Offering a concise and critical comparison of EU competition law and US antitrust law from an economic perspective, this is the ideal textbook for international and interdisciplinary courses combining law and economic approaches. Learn More
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  14. Comparative Administrative Law

    Comparative Administrative Law

    Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Peter L. Lindseth, Blake Emerson
    A comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law that builds on the first edition with many new and revised chapters, additional topics and extended geographical coverage. This Research Handbook’s broad, multi-method approach combines history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. This new edition demonstrates the growth and dynamism of recent efforts – spearheaded by the first edition – to stimulate comparative research in administrative law and public law more generally, reaching across different countries and scholarly disciplines. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  15. Capital Gains Taxation

    Capital Gains Taxation

    Edited by Michael Littlewood, Craig Elliffe
    Capital gains taxes pose a host of technical and political design problems and yet, while the literature on the theory of capital gains taxation is substantial, little has been published on how governments have addressed these dilemmas. Written by a team of distinguished international experts, Capital Gains Taxation addresses the gap in the literature; it explains how a number of countries tax capital gains and the successes and pitfalls of these methods. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  16. Comparative Corporate Governance

    Comparative Corporate Governance

    Veronique Magnier
    Comparative Corporate Governance considers the effects of globalization on corporate governance issues and highlights how, despite these widespread consequences, predictions of legal convergence have not come true. By adopting a comparative legal approach, this book explores the disparity between convergence attempts and the persistence of local models of governance in the US, Europe and Asia. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Comparative Property Law

    Comparative Property Law

    Edited by Antonio Gambaro
    This important two-volume collection provides a readily accessible selection of the most influential papers in the field of comparative property law. These articles have played an essential role in shaping property law discourse on both a national and global level. Each study carefully examines different concepts and aspects of property, including theoretical approaches and comparative perspectives, followed by a series of key constitutional questions. This structure offers the reader the opportunity to trace the evolution of comparative property law through the global legal community. Students, teachers and practitioners will find this collection a fascinating read, as well as a helpful tool in discussing and thoroughly understanding this central, yet profoundly puzzling topic. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 695.00   Web: $ 625.50
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  18. Constitutions and Gender

    Constitutions and Gender

    Edited by Helen Irving
    Constitutions and gender is a new and exciting field, attracting scholarly attention and influencing practice around the world. This timely handbook features contributions from leading pioneers and younger scholars, applying a gendered lens to constitution-making and design, constitutional practice and citizenship, and constitutional challenges to gender equality rights and values. It offers a gendered perspective on the constitutional text and record of multiple jurisdictions, from the long-established, to the world’s newly emerging democracies. Constitutions and Gender portrays a profound shift in our understanding of what constitutions stand for and what they do. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  19. Contract Law

    Contract Law

    Jan M. Smits
    This innovative and accessible text offers a straightforward and clear introduction to the law of contract suitable for use across geographical boundaries. It introduces the key principles of contract law by comparing solutions from different jurisdictions and has an innovative design with text boxes, colour and graphics, making it a highly attractive tool for studying. This revised second edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the law, including the French reform of the law of obligations and the new UK Consumer Rights Act. A whole new chapter on contracts and third parties has also been added. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  20. Operating Law in a Global Context

    Operating Law in a Global Context

    Jean-Sylvestre Bergé, Geneviève Helleringer
    Lawyers have to adapt their reasoning to the increasingly global nature of the situations they deal with. Often, rules formulated in a national, international or European environment must all be jointly applied to a given case. This book maps the analysis lawyers require when confronted by the operation of several laws in different contexts, and demonstrates how this enhances legal reasoning. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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