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  1. Human Rights and the Environment

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by Dinah L. Shelton
    In this topical collection, Professor Dinah Shelton brings together seminal articles published since the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment that discuss and debate the linkages between human rights and environmental protection. This comprehensive two-volume set successfully encompasses the various approaches and thinking of the leading scholars in the field and is enhanced with an original introduction by the editor. This authoritative and timely book will be of great interest to lawyers, policy-makers, advocates and academics and will serve as an excellent reference tool for anyone with an interest in human rights and the environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 780.00   Web: $ 702.00
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  2. Copyright

    Copyright

    Edited by Christopher S. Yoo
    This path-breaking two-volume collection brings together seminal contributions by leading scholars to the vibrant literature on copyright that has emerged over the past few decades. Volume one consists of articles analyzing copyright from the perspective of history, philosophy and democratic theory. Volume two focuses on the economics of copyright, including monopoly theory, public goods theory, price discrimination, transaction cost economics and political economy. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 746.00   Web: $ 671.40
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  3. Austrian Law and Economics

    Austrian Law and Economics

    Edited by Mario J. Rizzo
    The use of economics to study law was pioneered by the Austrian School of Economics. The nineteenth century founders of the school believed that economics could contribute to understanding the spontaneous development of common law as well as the nature of legal rights. For this insightful two-volume collection Mario Rizzo has selected key papers from today’s vibrant Austrian School, focusing on the study of property, market-chosen law, slippery-slope analysis, entrepreneurship, institutions, decentralized social knowledge, and the evolution of legal institutions. These volumes represent the cutting-edge Austrian contributions to economics and will be an essential reference source for both students and researchers. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 815.00   Web: $ 733.50
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  4. Vulnerable and Marginalised Groups and Human Rights

    Vulnerable and Marginalised Groups and Human Rights

    Edited by David Weissbrodt, Mary Rumsey
    This insightful volume addresses human rights from the perspective of those groups whose rights are especially vulnerable to abuse, with particular reference to stateless or internally-displaced persons, linguistic, cultural and sexual minorities and disabled people. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  5. Intellectual Property and Competition

    Intellectual Property and Competition

    Edited by Michael A. Carrier
    The intersection of the intellectual property and competition laws presents uniquely complicated legal issues. In this essential volume Professor Carrier brings together 14 of the most important works written about the intersection. The entries, from leading judges, government officials, academics, and economists, explore history, the ‘new economy’, and frameworks to resolve the tension between the laws. They also address refusals to license, patent pools, innovation markets, standard setting organizations, and pharmaceutical patent settlements. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 387.00   Web: $ 348.30
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  6. Economic Development: The Critical Role of Competition Law and Policy

    Economic Development: The Critical Role of Competition Law and Policy

    Edited by Eleanor M. Fox, Abel M. Mateus
    Competition law and policy is a topical and relevant field of research which has been analysed from both global and national perspectives. This authoritative two-volume collection is the first of its kind to bring together seminal works from leading scholars in economic development and in competition law. Both volumes encompass the most up-to-date and rigorous methodologies of empirical and technical analysis, with a specific focus on the problem of developing countries. The first volume discusses the theoretical and political foundations of competition policies versus industrial policies and the raging debate between market-based versus interventionist industrialization policies. The second volume includes the most relevant literature on competition law and enforcement in developing countries, including a cross section and case study perspective. This important collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, will serve as an excellent reference source for students, scholars and practitioners in the field of economic development. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 621.00   Web: $ 558.90
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  7. Governance and Executive Compensation

    Governance and Executive Compensation

    Edited by William Forbes
    This timely volume is an authoritative selection of the most important papers investigating the complex and controversial issue of governance and executive compensation. Professor Forbes includes seminal material on the history, rationale and prospects for executive pay and its impact upon corporate performance. He has also written a new original introduction to each section explaining the contribution of each paper. This landmark book will be an essential source of reference for an understanding of executive pay and its relationship to business success. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  8. The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights

    The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights

    Edited by Christopher May
    Christopher May – a leading authority in the field – has selected material that provides important insights on the global governance of intellectual property. His collection ranges across a number of disciplines and political perspectives to establish that the political economic analysis of intellectual property is both multifaceted and contested. Professor May has also provided an introduction that will serve as an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the main issues under discussion. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 1,007.00   Web: $ 906.30
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  9. The New Institutional Economics of Markets

    The New Institutional Economics of Markets

    Edited by Eirik G. Furubotn, Rudolf Richter
    To date, the formulation of a systematic theory of the organization of markets has proved to be a difficult task and remains unfinished. Nevertheless, explanations do exist as to why, under given conditions, the basic activities of trade are organized in one particular fashion rather than another. This invaluable collection of essays brings together important papers by authors working in the tradition of the new institutional economics. The editors have provided an original introduction which presents a comprehensive overview of their selection. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 405.00   Web: $ 364.50
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  10. Economics of Public International Law

    Economics of Public International Law

    Edited by Eric A. Posner
    This major book – edited by a leading authority – presents a careful selection of papers which analyse international law from a rational choice perspective. Interdisciplinary in scope, it includes work by professors in law, political science and economics. It addresses the proposition that states act rationally and behave in ways that are in the interest of their populations or internal groups. Topics include international adjudication, human rights law, compliance with international law, sanctions and international legal responsibility. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 351.00   Web: $ 315.90
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  11. The International Politics of Climate Change

    The International Politics of Climate Change

    Edited by Aynsley Kellow, Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen
    This highly topical collection, edited by two accomplished academics, explores how environmental science and energy policy relate to international politics and policy. This complex and essentially interdisciplinary subject has been the core about which academics have fiercely debated and, as yet, unsuccessfully reached satisfactory negotiations. The editors interpret the politics of climate change as being driven less by scientific understanding than by disguised interests and deeply believed norms. The carefully selected papers in this volume both analyse and advocate policies that claim to be directed towards ‘combating man-made global warming’ and hence ‘save the planet’. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 340.00   Web: $ 306.00
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  12. Economics of Ancient Law

    Economics of Ancient Law

    Edited by Geoffrey P. Miller
    For this wide-ranging collection, Professor Miller has drawn on the work of the best-known scholars in this field to explore the relationship between economics and law in ancient societies. Topics covered include: the methodology of ancient economic law; the genesis, structure and limitations on liability in ancient law; the law and economics of the family; the economic structure of land law in ancient times; the management of criminal behavior; the regulation of contracts and commercial transactions; economic markets and institutions of ancient times; bankruptcy and risk; and the economics of constitutional and administrative law in ancient legal systems. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 416.00   Web: $ 374.40
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  13. Disaster Law

    Disaster Law

    Edited by Daniel A. Farber, Michael Faure
    The field of disaster law has witnessed a huge surge in interest over the past few years. Building widespread recognition of the shortcomings of legal systems faced with disasters, academics have increasingly turned their attention to exploring how these failings can be addressed. This volume is a carefully selected collection of essays which focus on the legal and economic aspects of disaster law and pays particular attention to the legalities of catastrophes. The editors have brought together seminal papers analysing how disasters, both natural and man-made, could be prevented and investigating the ways in which compensation for such events could be provided. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 362.00   Web: $ 325.80
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  14. Patents

    Patents

    Edited by Joseph S. Miller
    Contemporary patent law continues to struggle with the most basic questions of patent system design. There is fierce debate over the power of the Patent Office, the role of the courts, incentives to guide the process and many other fundamental issues. Professor Miller brings together seminal articles which are acknowledged to be the proper foundations for these ongoing debates. This indispensable collection of papers is vital for patent policy makers and serves as an excellent reference source for anyone with an interest in the topic. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 351.00   Web: $ 315.90
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  15. Intellectual Property and Business

    Intellectual Property and Business

    Edited by Stephen E. Margolis, Craig M. Newman
    This authoritative two-volume set brings together the most significant scholarship on intellectual property. It provides comprehensive coverage, with a mix of theory, empirics and institutional details. The emphasis is on more recent writings, although it also includes some early work that continues to provide the platform for contemporary scholarship. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 544.00   Web: $ 489.60
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  16. Commons and Anticommons

    Commons and Anticommons

    Edited by Michael Heller
    This two-volume collection brings together the most important articles on the tragedies of the commons and anticommons. The first volume presents the bedrock articles that define commons and anticommons theory, from Aristotle to the present. The second volume continues with cutting edge property theory and applications. A judicious selection of articles shows how commons and anticommons metaphors inform current debates at the innovation frontier, ranging from patent thickets to broadcast spectrum licensing. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 544.00   Web: $ 489.60
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  17. Foundations of Law and Economics

    Foundations of Law and Economics

    Edited by Robert Cooter, Francesco Parisi
    This landmark collection of essays provides an overview of the essential theories and methods used in the study of law and economics. The editors’ careful selection includes substantial contributions from other disciplines that shed new light on the assumptions, theories and methods that may enhance the understanding of human behavior. The first part presents papers discussing theories central to the foundations of law and economics. The second part offers papers describing a variety of methodologies designed to improve traditional economic models. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 316.00   Web: $ 284.40
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  18. Legal Institutions and Economic Development

    Legal Institutions and Economic Development

    Edited by Robert Cooter, Francesco Parisi
    This insightful collection of classic papers explores the effects of various legal institutions and policies on economic development. The editors include analysis of the historical, current, and future conditions of numerous legal traditions and strategies, both nationally and globally. The volume will enhance understanding of how legal policies influence economic growth. It will also contribute to the selection and advancement of those legal policies most likely to improve overall economic development and social welfare. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 396.00   Web: $ 356.40
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  19. Economics of Constitutional Law

    Economics of Constitutional Law

    Edited by Richard A. Epstein
    In this thought-provoking collection, Professor Epstein brings together the leading articles which explore the economic approach to the two major issues of constitutionalism. The first volume deals with structural protections that are afforded by the separation of powers, the use of checks and balances, and the institutions of federalism. The second volume deals with the protection of individual rights in connection with property, speech, religion, due process and equality. Both volumes focus on the extent to which assumptions about self-interest and human nature influence the choice of social institutions. They offer extensive comparisons between the classical liberal and social democratic views of constitutional law. Professor Epstein’s lengthy and careful introduction seeks to weave together the diverse approaches to constitutional law exhibited in these volumes. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 616.00   Web: $ 554.40
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  20. The WTO, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce and the Internet

    The WTO, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce and the Internet

    Edited by Rohan Kariyawasam
    In the face of an increasing threat from separate bilateral trade negotiations the World Trade Organization (WTO), more than any other international institution, is set to have a significant impact on the trade in technology in the decade ahead. Alert to this potential, Rohan Kariyawasam brings together articles on international economic law and policy that touch on issues as diverse as telecommunications, e-commerce, information technology and technology transfer. This two-volume set navigates an innovative discussion of these sectors, their effect on international trade and the role of the WTO in promoting the worldwide trade of electronic goods and services. The papers will have relevance for regulators, lawyers advising both in private practice and in-house, academics, students and those in the NGO sector with an interest in trade and technology. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 544.00   Web: $ 489.60
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