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  1. Intellectual Property and the Public Domain

    Intellectual Property and the Public Domain

    Edited by Robert P. Merges, Amy L. Landers
    This single volume is an authoritative collection of scholarship examining many facets of the public domain. This publication collects key papers which examine the various justifications for a rich repository of publicly-available information, including policies favoring robust competition, free speech, and scientific and technological advance. It also explores problems in ensuring access to public domain works, as well as commons management mechanisms. Perspectives on the dynamic between the public domain and the creation of new works are also presented. With an original introduction by the editors, this insightful book provides students and researchers with a consideration of the public domain as an important topic in its own right as well as shedding light on the underlying rationales of intellectual property law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 395.00   Web: $ 355.50
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  2. Renmin Chinese Law Review

    Renmin Chinese Law Review

    Edited by Jichun Shi
    Renmin Chinese Law Review, Volume 5 is the fifth work in a series of annual volumes on contemporary Chinese law which bring together the work of recognized scholars from China, offering a window on current legal research in China. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Contract and Regulation

    Contract and Regulation

    Edited by Roger Brownsword, Rob A.J. van Gestel, Hans-W. Micklitz
    Contract and Regulation: A Handbook on New Methods of Law Making in Private Law sheds light on the darker side of contracts. It begins by exploring the ‘regulatory space’ in which projects are planned, deals are done, and goods and services are consumed, then shows how a ‘bottom-up’ approach can be adopted in order to view this transactional space through the eyes of contractors. The expert contributors explore modes of governance that do not fit nicely into traditional contract theory, paying special attention to three key examples: governance and codes of conduction, networks and relations, compliance and use. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  4. 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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  5. 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 195 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 is a rich and varied resource in four volumes. The first two volumes provide comprehensive coverage of topical aspects of Private International Law in the form of 247 alphabetically arranged entries. The third volume provides insightful detail on the national Private International Law regimes of 80 different countries. The fourth volume presents invaluable, and often unique, English language translations of the national codifications and provisions of Private International Law in those countries. Key Features: • 247 substantive entries • 80 national reports • Entries organized 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 editorial team. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,595.00   Web: $ 1,435.50
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  6. 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
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 200.00   Web: $ 180.00
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  7. Law's Regulatory Relevance?

    Law's Regulatory Relevance?

    Mark Findlay
    Law’s Regulatory Relevance? theorises how the law should reposition itself in order to help rather than hinder new pathways of market power, by confronting the dominant neo-liberal economic model that values property through scarcity. With in-depth analysis of empirical case studies, the author explores how law is returning to its communal utility in strengthening social ties, which will in turn restore property as social relations rather than market commodities. In a world of contested narratives about property, valuing law needs to ground its inherent regulatory relevance in the ordering of social change. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  8. 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
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  9. Ecological Approaches to Environmental Law

    Ecological Approaches to Environmental Law

    Edited by Klaus Bosselmann, Prue Taylor
    This research collection offers a comprehensive investigation into ecological approaches into environmental law. It brings together a kaleidoscope of different articles to examine the critique of environmental law, the ethical dimensions, and methodology before exploring the key issues focusing on rights and responsibilities, property and the commons, governance and constitutionalism. It also presents work that looks into the theory of Earth Jurisprudence. Together with an original introduction, this collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in ecological approaches to environmental law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 485.00   Web: $ 436.50
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  10. Information Sovereignty

    Information Sovereignty

    Radim Polcak, Dan J.B. Svantesson
    This thought-provoking work elaborates on the assumption that information privacy is, in its essence, comparable to information sovereignty. This seemingly rudimentary observation serves as the basis for an analysis of various information instruments in domestic and international law. It also provides for the method to resolve situations where informational domains of individuals and/or states collide. Information Sovereignty combines a philosophical and methodological analysis of the phenomena of information, sovereignty and privacy. It also encompasses more practical discussions of cybersecurity and cross-border processing of personal data, including in the context of cross-border discovery of digital evidence. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  11. Competition Policy and the Control of Buyer Power

    Competition Policy and the Control of Buyer Power

    Peter C. Carstensen
    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the economic and competition policy issues that buyer power creates. Drawing on economic analysis and cases from around the world, it explains why conventional seller side standards and analyses do not provide an adequate framework for responding to the problems that buyer power can create. Based on evidence that abuse of buyer power is a serious problem for the competitive process, the book evaluates the potential for competition law to deal directly with the problems of abuse either through conventional competition law or special rules aimed at abusive conduct. The author also examines controls over buying groups and mergers as potentially more useful responses to risks created by undue buyer power. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Digital Democracy in a Globalized World

    Digital Democracy in a Globalized World

    Edited by Corien Prins, Colette Cuijpers, Peter L. Lindseth, Mônica Rosina
    Whether within or beyond the confines of the state, digitalization continues to transform politics, society and democracy. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have already considerably affected political systems and structures, and no doubt they will continue to do so in the future. Adopting an international and comparative perspective, Digital Democracy in a Globalized World examines the impact of digitialization on democratic political life. It offers theoretical analyses as well as case studies to help readers appreciate the changing nature of democracy in the digital age. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  13. Legal Conversation as Signifier

    Legal Conversation as Signifier

    Jan M. Broekman, Frank Fleerackers
    Conversation and argument concerning laws and legal situations take place throughout society and at all levels, yet the language of these conversations differs greatly from that of the courtroom. This insightful book considers the gap between everyday discussion about law and the artificial, technical language developed by lawyers, judges and other legal specialists. In doing so, it explores the intriguing possibilities for future synthesis, a problem often neglected by legal theory. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  14. Intellectual Property and Innovation

    Intellectual Property and Innovation

    Edited by Shubha Ghosh
    This illuminating two-volume collection presents leading articles on the theory and practice of intellectual property law as it applies to the promotion of innovation in economic, social, and legal dimensions.Topics include the role of law and incentives, cumulative and open forms of innovation, as well as discussion of its social dimensions, relationship with market institutions and how to chart a course for future innovation policy. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this collection offers a compelling overview of the ideas that ignite and enliven innovation scholarship, invaluable to academics and policymakers alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 845.00   Web: $ 760.50
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  15. 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
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  16. 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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  17. Regulatory Reform in China and the EU

    Regulatory Reform in China and the EU

    Edited by Stefan E. Weishaar, Niels Philipsen, Wenming Xu
    With the Chinese government planning a comprehensive and detailed reform of regulatory law, the European experience is likely to contribute significantly. This timely book analyses comparative Chinese and EU regulatory reform from a Law and Economics perspective. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  18. 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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  19. Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

    Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Celine Tan, Julio Faundez
    Examining the law, regulation and governance of natural resources, this timely work addresses the conflicts and contradictions arising at the intersection between international economic law, sustainable development and other areas of international law, most notably human rights law and environmental law. Bringing together a collection of legal and policy expertise from a range of academic and practitioner perspectives, this book will appeal to scholars of law, political science, international relations, political economy and development studies. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  20. 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
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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