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  1. Legal Origin Theory

    Legal Origin Theory

    Edited by Simon Deakin, Katharina Pistor
    In this volume, Professor Deakin and Professor Pistor include those key articles which highlight the major contributions to, but also the inherent limits of, the legal origin literature. They consider the merits of this approach in the context of three fields of inquiry: the study of comparative law; the analysis of the relation between law and markets; and the understanding of the role of legal systems in social ordering. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  2. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Evolving Economies

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Evolving Economies

    Edited by Megan M. Carpenter
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Evolving Economies examines the role of law in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in communities whose economies are in transition. It contains a collection of works from different perspectives and tackles tough questions regarding policy and practice, including how support for entrepreneurship can be translated into policy. Additionally, this collection addresses more concrete questions of practical efficacy, including measures of how successful or unsuccessful legal efforts to incentivize entrepreneurship may be, through intellectual property law and otherwise, and what might define success to begin with. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  3. Environmental Governance and Sustainability

    Environmental Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Paul Martin, Li Zhiping, Qin Tianbao, Anel Du Plessis, Yves Le Bouthillier, Angela Williams
    This timely volume provides fascinating insights into emerging developments in the field of legal governance of the environment at a time when environmental governance is increasingly concerned with far more than legal doctrine. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  4. What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    Michael J. Trebilcock, Mariana Mota Prado
    This important book focuses on the idea that institutions matter for development, asking what lessons we have learned from past reform efforts, and what role lawyers can play in this field. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Public Health

    Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Public Health

    Edited by Kenneth C. Shadlen, Samira Guennif, Alenka Guzmán , Narayanan Lalitha
    This up-to-date book examines pharmaceutical development, access to medicines, and the protection of public health in the context of two fundamental changes that the global political economy has undergone since the 1970s, the globalization of trade and production and the increased harmonization of national regulations on intellectual property rights. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  6. Copyright and the Public Interest in China

    Copyright and the Public Interest in China

    Guan H. Tang
    Guan Hong Tang expertly highlights how the multidimensional concept of public interest has influenced the development and limitations of Chinese copyright. Since 1990 China has awarded copyright – individual rights – but also provides for public, non-criminal enforcement. The author reveals that pressures of development, globalisation and participation in a world economy have hastened the loss of public interest from copyright. However, for a socialist country, placing the common ahead of the individual interest, the public interest also constitutes a phenomenological tool with which to limit copyright. The author also discusses how the rise of the Internet, which has had a major social and economic impact on China, raises problems for Chinese copyright law. Comparing Chinese copyright law with the USA and the UK, topical issues are presented in this unique book including those arising within education, library and archives sectors. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  7. Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

    Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

    Edited by Jamie Benidickson, Ben Boer, Antonio Herman Benjamin, Karen Morrow
    This book examines the development of environmental law in the period since the ground-breaking 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development or ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  8. Competition Policy and Regulation

    Competition Policy and Regulation

    Edited by Michael Faure, Xinzhu Zhang
    This unique book considers competition policy and regulation in light of the recent introduction of the anti-monopoly law in China. It addresses the relevance of competition policy for China from a broad theoretical and practical perspective, bringing together lawyers and economists from China, Europe and the US to provide an integrated law and economics approach. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  9. 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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  10. Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    John L. Orcutt, Hong Shen
    Shaping China’s Innovation Future employs a thorough analysis of a combination of factors including: the role of law and China’s legal system; economic theory and the development of China’s economy; China’s educational, intellectual property, and financial systems; China’s innovation capacity; and Chinese culture. Though the recommendations on how to improve China’s technology commercialization system are unique to China, the scope of the research makes the conclusions found here applicable to other countries facing similar challenges. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    Edited by Julio Faundez, Celine Tan
    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries explores the impact of globalization on the international legal system, with a special focus on the implications for developing countries. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  12. Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development

    Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, Pedro Roffe
    This comprehensive book considers new and emerging IP issues from a development perspective, examining recent trends and developments in this area. Presenting an overview of the IP landscape in general, the contributing authors subsequently narrow their focus, providing wide-ranging case studies from countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America on topical issues in the current IP discourse. These include the impact of IP on the pharmaceutical sector, the protection of life forms and traditional knowledge, geographical indications, access to knowledge and public research institutes, and the role of competition policy. The challenges developing countries face in the TRIPS-Plus world are also explored in detail. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 222.00   Web: $ 199.80
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  13. Corporate Governance and Development

    Corporate Governance and Development

    Edited by Thankom Gopinath Arun, John Turner
    This book analyses the complex relationship between corporate governance and economic development by focusing on the reform of corporate governance, the role of the legal system, and the interconnections with the financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    Edited by Benjamin Coriat
    The book is based on original data and field studies from Brazil, Thailand, India and Sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing on the issue of universal and free access to treatment (a goal now taken to heart by the international community), it assesses the progress made and presents a rigorous diagnosis of the obstacles that remain, especially the constraints imposed by TRIPS and the poor state of most public health systems in Southern countries. In so doing, the book renews our understanding of the political economy of HIV/AIDS in these vast regions, where it continues to spread with devastating social and economic consequences. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. Interpreting and Implementing the TRIPS Agreement

    Interpreting and Implementing the TRIPS Agreement

    Edited by Justin Malbon, Charles Lawson
    This book considers whether the WTO agreement on ‘Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights’ (TRIPS) will become a vehicle for promoting greater international equity and engagement with the world economy or a tool for wealthy nations to extract excessive rents from poorer countries. Can TRIPS garner the necessary degree of legitimacy and public trust to deliver economic development? Can it become a key instrument for promoting international health and development? In response to these questions, the book proposes interpretive possibilities for the TRIPS’ text along with implementation strategies to avoid the threat of its irrelevancy due, amongst other things, to free trade agreements containing TRIPS-plus terms. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Rule of Law Reform and Development

    Rule of Law Reform and Development

    Michael J. Trebilcock, Ronald J. Daniels
    This important book addresses a number of key issues regarding the relationship between the rule of law and development. It presents a deep and insightful inquiry into the current orthodoxy that the rule of law is the panacea for the world’s problems. The authors chart the precarious progress of law reforms both in overall terms and in specific policy areas such as the judiciary, the police, tax administration and access to justice, among others. They accept that the rule of law is necessarily tied to the success of development, although they propose a set of procedural values to enlighten this institutional approach. The authors also recognize that states face difficulties in implementing this institutional structures and identify the probable impediments, before proposing a rethink of law reform strategies and offering some conclusions about the role of the international community in the rule of law reform. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries

    Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries

    Edited by Paul Cook, Raul Fabella, Cassey Lee
    The book discusses competition from different theoretical perspectives and examines the implications these viewpoints have for policy. The contributors assess competitiveness in domestic markets and the impact of foreign competition. They also review the experiences of a range of countries in developing competition policy and examine both the strengths and weaknesses of these policies. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  18. Environmental Regulation and Food Safety

    Environmental Regulation and Food Safety

    Edited by Veena Jha
    Environmental, health and sanitary requirements in developed countries are sometimes perceived in developing countries as non-tariff barriers to trade. This book shows that such restrictions are perceived to be more stringent during the domestic production season or when stock levels are high. The authors argue that scientific data for specific thresholds or limit values sometimes appear to be questionable and that they vary widely between countries. In some cases, products that had initially been refused access to a domestic market have subsequently been allowed access but at a lower price. Thus standards are perceived to be a mechanism for bidding down the export price. Countries from the same region with similar water or climatic conditions may be subject to differential degrees of Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures (SPS). Measures to address protectionist aspects of standards must be devised to ensure free and fair trade. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. The WTO and Agriculture

    The WTO and Agriculture

    Edited by Kym Anderson, Tim Josling
    The WTO and Agriculture discusses the following questions: Why have agricultural markets been noted for relatively high degrees of government intervention and in particular for rising levels of protection? How was agricultural trade treated in the GATT and WTO? Has the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture helped to resolve trade conflicts in world markets? What new opportunities and challenges are on the horizon? Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 609.00   Web: $ 548.10
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  20. Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Edited by Paul Cook, Colin Kirkpatrick, Martin Minogue, David Parker
    The book draws together contributions from leading experts across a range of disciplines including economics, law, politics and governance, public management and business management. The authors begin with an extensive overview of the issues of regulation and competition in developing countries, and carefully illustrate the important themes and concepts involved. Using a variety of country and sector case studies, they move on to focus on the problems of applicability and adaptation that are experienced in the process of transferring best practice policy models from developed to developing countries. The book presents a clear agenda for further empirical research and is notable for its rigorous exploration of the links between theory and practice. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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