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  1. Classics in Comparative Law

    Classics in Comparative Law

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Pier G. Monateri, Francesco Parisi
    Comparative law is a field with a rich history, and one to which scholars from many disciplines have contributed. This four-volume set includes an original introduction by the editors, who trace the major developments in the field, covering both private and public law, as well as legal institutions and methodological debates. Encompassing more than a century of scholarship, the collection includes a number of the most enduring articles from several disciplinary perspectives and will be an essential resource for the study of comparative law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 1,300.00   Web: $ 1,170.00
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  2. Corruption

    Corruption

    Marco Arnone, Leonardo S. Borlini
    Corruption presents many legal and regulatory challenges, but these challenges cannot be met by the law in isolation. This book presents economic analysis of crime as an essential tool for shaping an effective legal apparatus. The authors contend that in order to assess whether and how to regulate corruption, it is necessary to start with a thorough inquiry into the causes, institutional and social effects, and most of all, actual and potential economic and financial consequences of crimes. This, they argue, should inform and help shape a balanced legal and regulatory approach to corruption. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  3. Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

    Mark Tushnet
    Mark Tushnet, a world-renowned scholar of constitutional law, presents an introduction to comparative constitutional law through an analysis of topics at the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship. The complete Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series is available online as a low cost institutional subscription. Learn More
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  4. Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Edited by Rosalind Dixon, Tom Ginsburg
    Comparative constitutional law is a field of increasing importance around the world, but much of the literature is focused on Europe, North America, and English-speaking jurisdictions. The importance of Asia for the broader field is demonstrated here in original contributions that look thematically at issues from a general perspective, with special attention on how they have been treated in East Asian jurisdictions. Learn More
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  5. Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Edited by Jean-Bernard Auby, Emmanuel Breen, Thomas Perroud
    As in all periods of swift economic development and political upheaval, our era of globalization has brought corruption and conflicts of interest into the spotlight. This comprehensive study highlights the difficulties of devising global legislative and judicial responses to these issues. Learn More
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  6. Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Günter Frankenberg
    This timely volume by distinguished scholar Günter Frankenberg offers a sophisticated analysis and sharp critique of the reactions of nations such as the US, Great Britain and Germany to perceived terrorist threats, organized crime actions and other political emergencies that have occurred in recent years. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. A Short Introduction to the Common Law

    A Short Introduction to the Common Law

    Geoffrey Samuel
    This book provides a short, accessible introduction to the English common law tradition, in particular to the civil process. It adopts an approach which explains the historical development of the common law institutions and procedures whilst also setting them in perspective through a comparative outlook. Aspects of the common law are contrasted on occasions with structural or functional equivalents (or near equivalents) in the civil law. The key topics covered include: the English civil courts (and other dispute resolution institutions and alternatives), civil procedure, remedies, sources of law, legal reasoning, legal education, legal theories, legal institutions and concepts and legal categories. In addition to textual description and analysis, the book makes frequent use of visual diagrams to explain and to illustrate aspects of the common law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Resolving Mass Disputes

    Resolving Mass Disputes

    Edited by Christopher Hodges, Astrid Stadler
    The landscape of mass litigation in Europe has changed impressively in recent years, and collective redress litigation has proved a popular topic. Although much of the literature focuses on the political context, contentious litigation, or how to handle cross-border multi-party cases, this book has a different focus and a fresh approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  9. Transnational Law of Sports

    Transnational Law of Sports

    Edited by James A.R. Nafziger
    This comprehensive collection of leading articles covers legal issues that have arisen out of international sports competition and its management. These papers trace the burgeoning field of international sports law from its origins about a half-century ago, through the course of complex challenges ranging from political boycotts of competition to doping of athletes, corruption, discrimination, players’ rights and commercial influences such as broadcast rights. Within a unique institutional framework of national, international, non-governmental and inter-governmental authority, the emerging regime of public law is of fundamental importance not only to the sports industry and bar but, quite obviously, to a global public. This authoritative collection puts particular emphasis on the central role of the Olympic Movement and affiliated sports federations, the regional mechanism of the European Union and the characteristics of the European and North American sports models. The collection, along with an original introduction, will be of interest and value to students, researchers, academics and practitioners interested in international sports law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 367.00   Web: $ 330.30
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  10. Order from Transfer

    Order from Transfer

    Edited by Günter Frankenberg
    Constitutional orders and legal regimes are established and changed through the importing and exporting of ideas and ideologies, norms, institutions and arguments. The contributions in this book discuss this assumption and address theoretical questions, methodological problems and political projects connected with the transfer of constitutions and law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  11. Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Edited by David Cole, Federico Fabbrini, Arianna Vedaschi
    Virtually every nation has had to confront tensions between the rule-of-law demands for transparency and accountability and the need for confidentiality with respect to terrorism and national security. This book provides a global and comparative overview of the implications of governmental secrecy in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors from around the world discuss the dilemmas posed by the necessity for – and evils of – secrecy, and assess constitutional mechanisms for checking the abuse of secrecy by national and international institutions in the field of counter-terrorism. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  12. Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Edited by Toshiko Takenaka
    Drawing together the views and experiences of scholars and lawyers from the United States, Europe and Asia, this book examines how different characteristics embedded in national IP systems stem from differences in the fundamental legal principles of the two traditions. It questions whether these elements are destined to remain diverged, and tries to identify common ground that might facilitate a form of harmonization. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  13. International Criminal Procedure

    International Criminal Procedure

    Edited by Linda E. Carter, Fausto Pocar
    The emergence of international criminal courts, beginning with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and including the International Criminal Court, has also brought an evolving international criminal procedure. In this book, the authors examine selected issues that reflect a blending of, or choice between, civil law and common law models of procedure. The topics include background on civil law and common law legal systems; plea bargaining; witness proofing; written and oral evidence; self-representation and the use of assigned, standby, and amicus counsel; the role of victims; and the right to appeal. Learn More
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  14. Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Ejan Mackaay
    Ejan Mackaay offers a comprehensive look at the essential points of economic reasoning, the Coase Theorem, and legal institutions such as intellectual property, extra-contractual civil liability and contracts. The book’s structure mirrors the way law is taught in civil law countries, with structured presentations, references to civil code articles paired with non-technical explanations, and limited reliance on graphs. This English-language version builds on the success of the author’s 2008 French-language textbook on law and economics from a civil law perspective. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 227.00   Web: $ 204.30
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  15. The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

    The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

    Robert G. Vaughn
    Drawing on literature from several disciplines, this enlightening book examines the history of whistleblower laws throughout the world and provides an analytical structure for the most common debates about the nature of such laws and their potential successes and failures. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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  16. The Criminal Law of Competition in the UK and in the US

    The Criminal Law of Competition in the UK and in the US

    Mark Furse
    This invigorating work details the policy arguments behind the introduction of the law, and examines – through consideration of the successful prosecutions in the US – the extent to which the law in practice may be considered to have succeeded or failed in the UK. The role of the US as global antitrust policeman is also considered. The book concludes with a consideration of the difficulties facing the UK in choosing to pursue a criminal route within the current civil framework. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition

    Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition

    Edited by Jan M. Smits
    Written by leading authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover and combine not only questions regarding the methodology of comparative law, but also specific areas of law (such as administrative law and criminal law) and specific topics (such as accident compensation and consideration). In addition, the Encyclopedia contains reports on a selected set of countries’ legal systems and, as a whole, presents an overview of the current state of affairs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 376.00   Web: $ 338.40
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  18. The Mind and Method of the Legal Academic

    The Mind and Method of the Legal Academic

    Jan M. Smits
    Jan Smits assesses the recent turn away from doctrinal research towards a more empirical and theoretical way of legal investigation and offers a fresh perspective on what it is that legal academics should deal with and how they should do it. The book also considers the consequences which follow for the organization of the legal discipline by universities and uses this context to discuss the key questions of the internationalization of law schools, quality assessments, legal education and the research culture. Learn More
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  19. Comparative Law and Society

    Comparative Law and Society

    Edited by David S. Clark
    Comparative Law and Society, part of the Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series, is a pioneering volume that comprises 19 original essays written by expert authors from across the world. This innovative handbook offers both a history of the field of comparative law and society and a thorough exploration of its methods, disciplines, and major issues, presenting the most comprehensive look into this contemporary field to date. Learn More
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  20. Methods of Comparative Law

    Methods of Comparative Law

    Edited by Pier Giuseppe Monateri
    Methods of Comparative Law brings to bear new thinking on topics including: the mutual relationship between space and law; the plot that structures legal narratives, identities and judicial interpretations; a strategic approach to legal decision making; and the inner potentialities of the ‘comparative law and economics’ approach to the field. Together, the contributors reassess the scientific understanding of comparative methodologies in the field of law in order to provide both critical insights into the traditional literature and an original overview of the most recent and purposive trends. Learn More
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