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4 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com LAW TITLES PUBLISHED OCT – DEC 2022 The International Legal System as a System of Knowledge Ulf Linderfalk, Lund University, Sweden ‘Professor Linderfalk’s monograph is a fascinating review of international law’s basic concepts through the competing prisms of various theories, such as idealism, realism and positivism. Anyone interested in the dynamics of international legal reasoning in the context of current theoretical diversity in this academic field has to familiarise themselves with this work.’ – Alexander Orakhelashvili, University of Birmingham, UK Oct 2022 c 272 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 557 9 £90.00 / $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline Social Rights and the European Monetary Union Challenges Ahead Edited by Maribel González Pascual and Aida Torres Pérez, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain ‘This valuable book comes at a key time: as the EU and its member states wrestle with the mid to long-term social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The contributions engage effectively with the post-financial crisis EMU as a challenge for social rights enjoyment, while clearly locating that challenge in the historic marginalisation of social rights in EU governance. This volume will be of interest to anyone concerned about existing and potential mechanisms of social rights protection in the EU.’ – Aoife Nolan, University of Nottingham, UK Oct 2022 238 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 524 1 £90.00 / $135.00 eBook • Elgaronline EU Industrial Policy in the Multipolar Economy Edited by Jean-Christophe Defraigne, UCLouvain Saint-Louis Brussels University, Jan Wouters, Institute for International Law and Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU Leuven, Edoardo Traversa, UCLouvain, Belgium and Dimitri Zurstrassen, Sorbonne University, France and UCLouvain, Belgium ‘A timely book on a fundamental theme for the future of European sovereignty, which brings together experts from the academic world and practitioners of industrial policy. The various case studies on key industries, the historical and legal perspectives and the comparative analysis with the experiences of the US and China provide a deep insight into the workings and challenges of EU industrial policy in this twenty-first century. A must-read for all those who feel concerned about Europe’s strategic autonomy.’ – Romano Prodi, Professor Emeritus of Industrial Policy at the University of Bologna, Former Prime Minister of Italy and Former President of the European Commission Oct 2022 446 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 262 7 £130.00 / $190.00 eBook • Elgaronline Leuven Global Governance series Rethinking Historical Jurisprudence Geoffrey Samuel, Professor Emeritus, Kent Law School, UK ‘Geoffrey Samuel is a leading legal comparatist and epistemologist whose decadeslong scholarship has made fundamental contributions to the nature and dynamics of legal reasoning in both Common and Civil law jurisdictions. Rethinking Historical Jurisprudence represents a major step along Samuel’s rich intellectual path. It makes a compelling – and much-needed – case for reconsidering what amounts to “historical legal thought”. Learned yet accessible, Rethinking Historical Jurisprudence is a must-read for all those interested in the history and epistemology of legal reasoning.’ – Luca Siliquini-Cinelli, University of Dundee, UK Oct 2022 406 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 073 7 £115.00 / $170.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Law series Objectivity in Jurisprudence, Legal Interpretation and Practical Reasoning Edited by Gonzalo Villa-Rosas, Externado University, Colombia and Kiel University, Germany and Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora, State University of New York, US ‘An intriguing book with contributions from a diverse group of legal philosophers. A worthy addition to the literature on objectivity.’ – Dennis M. Patterson, Rutgers Law School, US and University of Surrey School of Law, UK Oct 2022 312 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 262 1 £105.00 / $155.00 eBook • Elgaronline A Modern Guide to the Economics of Crime Edited by Paolo Buonanno, University of Bergamo, Italy, Paolo Vanin, University of Bologna, Italy and Juan Vargas, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia A Modern Guide to the Economics of Crime discusses the evolution of a field, whose growing relevance among scholars and policymakers is partly related to the persistence of crime and violence around the world and partly to the remarkable progress made in recent years in the economic analysis of individual and organised crime. With contributions from some of the leading scholars in the economics of crime, the volume highlights a variety of topics, conceptual frameworks and empirical approaches, thus providing a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments of the field. Oct 2022 414 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 932 6 £145.00 / $200.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Modern Guides