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  1. Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures

    Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures

    Edited by Richard Albert, Antonia Baraggia, Cristina Fasone
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. Comparative Government

    Comparative Government

    Dragoljub Popović
    Concise and clear in expression, Comparative Government covers contemporary systems of government, as well as relics of the past, in an excellent introduction to the profound study of comparative constitutional law. Dragoljub Popović has undertaken this task to display the subject in its current stage of development, concentrating on several focal points. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. Designing Effective Legislation

    Designing Effective Legislation

    Maria Mousmouti
    What is effective legislation? Is it a matter of intuition, luck or the result of evidence based law making? Can it be consciously ‘engineered’? This book advances the novel idea that legislative effectiveness is the result of complex ‘mechanics’ in the conceptualisation, design and drafting of four elements inherent in every law: purpose, content, context and results. It concludes that effectiveness can be achieved with conceptual and methodological insights that guide the specific choices of lawmakers when designing and drafting legislation. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  4. The Quest for Rights

    The Quest for Rights

    Edited by Massimo La Torre, Leone Niglia, Mart Susi
    This discerning book explores the concept of human and fundamental rights, originating from the seminal work by the German legal scholar and constitutional lawyer Robert Alexy. Recognising the growing challenges to the idea of the universality of Human Rights, expert scholars consider time-independent conceptual questions which inevitably lie at the heart of any contemporary human rights discourse: What is the justification of balancing and/or trading off fundamental rights against other rights and collective goods? And are there utilitarian considerations that can limit the normative force of human rights? Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  5. Authoritarian Constitutionalism

    Authoritarian Constitutionalism

    Edited by Helena Alviar Garcia, Günter Frankenberg
    The contributions to this book analyse and submit to critique authoritarian constitutionalism as an important phenomenon in its own right, not merely as a deviant of liberal constitutionalism. Accordingly, the fourteen studies cover a variety of authoritarian regimes from Hungary to Apartheid South Africa, from China to Venezuela; from Syria to Argentina, and discuss the renaissance of authoritarian agendas and movements, such as populism, Trumpism, nationalism and xenophobia. From different theoretical perspectives the authors elucidate how authoritarian power is constituted, exercised and transferred in the different configurations of popular participation, economic imperatives, and imaginary community. Learn More
    May 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Administrative Justice in the UN

    Administrative Justice in the UN

    Niamh Kinchin
    The UN’s capacity as an administrative decision-maker that affects the rights of individuals is a largely overlooked aspect of its role in international affairs. This book explores the potential for a model of administrative justice that might act as a benchmark to which global decision-makers could develop procedural standards. Applied to the UN’s internal justice, refugee status determination, NGO participation and the Security Council, the global administrative justice model is used to appraise the existing procedural protections within UN administrative decision-making. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. Courts and the Environment

    Courts and the Environment

    Edited by Christina Voigt, Zen Makuch
    This discerning book examines the challenges, opportunities and solutions for courts adjudicating on environmental cases. It offers a critical analysis of the practice and judgments of courts from various representative and influential jurisdictions. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  8. Rethinking US Election Law

    Rethinking US Election Law

    Steven Mulroy
    Recent U.S. elections have defied nationwide majority preference at the White House, Senate, and House levels. This work of interdisciplinary scholarship explains how “winner-take-all” and single-member district elections make this happen, and what can be done to repair the system. Proposed reforms include the National Popular Vote interstate compact (presidential elections); eliminating the Senate filibuster; and proportional representation using Ranked Choice Voting for House, state, and local elections. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  9. Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Edited by Marc Hertogh, Richard Kirkham
    The public sector ombudsman has become one of the most important administrative justice institutions in many countries around the world. This international and interdisciplinary Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss the state-of-the-art of ombudsman research. It uses new empirical studies and competing theoretical explanations to critically examine important aspects of the ombudsman’s work. This comprehensive Handbook is of value to academics designing future ombudsman studies and practitioners and policymakers in understanding the future challenges of the ombudsman. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  10. The Legislative Choice Between Delegated and Implementing Acts in EU Law

    The Legislative Choice Between Delegated and Implementing Acts in EU Law

    Edited by Eljalill Tauschinsky, Wolfgang Weiß
    In the face of the current confusion about the use of arts 290 and 291 TFEU, there is need of further development of the theory of legislative delegation to the EU Commission. This timely book approaches this question from a practical perspective with a detailed examination of how the legislator uses delegated and implementing mandates in different fields of EU law. Offering an analysis of legislative practice and providing concrete evidence of how articles 290 and 291 TFEU are actually handled, it offers new insight into potential developments in EU administrative law. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. Intellectual Property and the Judiciary

    Intellectual Property and the Judiciary

    Edited by Christophe Geiger, Craig A. Nard, Xavier Seuba
    Intellectual Property and the Judiciary explores the role of the judiciary in the elaboration and interpretation of intellectual property law, exploring how IP doctrine and policy are developed and the manner in which judges construct and apply norms in different court systems. The authors engage in a comparative exploration of various national, European and international judiciaries and appraise the competing and complementary roles of governing bodies. The book offers an examination of both common law and civil law traditions in the context of judicial treatment of intellectual property. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  12. The Fragmented Landscape of Fundamental Rights Protection in Europe

    The Fragmented Landscape of Fundamental Rights Protection in Europe

    Edited by Lorenza Violini, Antonia Baraggia
    The composite nature of the EU constitutional legal framework, and the presence of different rights protection actors within the European landscape, presents a complex and fragmented framework, still in search of a coherent structure. This discerning book provides a comprehensive perspective on fundamental rights protection in Europe, with engaging contributions considering not only the role of judicial actors but also the increasing relevance of non-judicial bodies, including agencies, national human rights institutions, the Venice Commission and equality bodies. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    Florentin Blanc
    Florentin Blanc focuses specifically on regulatory inspections and enforcement, their historical development, contrasted approaches and methods, and their relative effectiveness in achieving regulatory objectives. Inspections aimed at verifying compliance with regulations are one of the most significant activities of modern states in terms of the number of staff employed or of people affected, and one of the most visible ones – but have long remained relatively under-researched, or at least not considered "as such". Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  14. Constitutional Law and Regionalism

    Constitutional Law and Regionalism

    Vito Breda
    This topical book analyses the practice of negotiating constitutional demands by regional and dispersed national minorities in eight multinational systems. It considers the practices of cooperation and litigation between minority groups and central institutions in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, and the U.S. and includes an evaluation of the implications of the recent Catalan, Puerto Rican and Scottish referenda. Ultimately, the author shows that a flexible constitution combined with a versatile constitutional jurisprudence tends to foster institutional cooperation and the recognition of the pluralistic nature of modern states Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Comparative Judicial Review

    Comparative Judicial Review

    Edited by Erin F. Delaney, Rosalind Dixon
    Constitutional courts around the world play an increasingly central role in day-to-day democratic governance. Yet scholars have only recently begun to develop the interdisciplinary analysis needed to understand this shift in the relationship of constitutional law to politics. This edited volume brings together the leading scholars of constitutional law and politics to provide a comprehensive overview of judicial review, covering theories of its creation, mechanisms of its constraint, and its comparative applications, including theories of interpretation and doctrinal developments. This book serves as a single point of entry for legal scholars and practitioners interested in understanding the field of comparative judicial review in its broader political and social context. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  16. The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    The Foundations of the EU as a Polity

    Massimo Fichera
    In this insightful book, Massimo Fichera provides an original account of European integration as a process. He argues that European constitutionalism has been informed from its earliest stages by a meta-rationale, which is expressed by security and fundamental rights as discourses of power. Employing this descriptive and normative conceptual framework to analyse the development of the EU as a polity, chapters cover significant recent events such as the Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis, the rule of law crisis, Brexit and the constitutional identity crisis. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Citizenship and Constitutional Law

    Citizenship and Constitutional Law

    Edited by Jo Shaw
    The papers collected in this volume highlight the complex dynamic relationship between citizenship – as membership status – and the constitutional law which provides the cornerstone of all polities. It shows the many different ways in which we must use constitutional law in order fully to understand how one becomes a citizen, and what the meaning of citizenship is. Edited by a leading authority in the field, this volume contains the key works which cover national, transnational and international aspects of the topic, and the book provides a particular focus on how constitutional law constructs and upholds the range of citizenship rights. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  18. Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Making a 21st Century Constitution

    Frank Vibert
    Democratic constitutions are increasingly unfit for purpose with governments facing increased pressures from populists and distrust from citizens. The only way to truly solve these problems is through reform. Within this important book, Frank Vibert sets out the key challenges to reform, the ways in which constitutions should be revitalised and provides the standards against which reform should be measured. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. The Evolution of the Separation of Powers

    The Evolution of the Separation of Powers

    Edited by David Bilchitz, David Landau
    To what extent should the doctrine of the separation of powers evolve in light of recent shifts in constitutional design and practice? Constitutions now often include newer forms of rights – such as socioeconomic and environmental rights – and are written with an explicitly transformative purpose. They also often reflect include new independent bodies such as human rights commissions and electoral tribunals whose position and function within the traditional structure is novel. The practice of the separation of powers has also changed, as the executive has tended to gain power and deliberative bodies like legislatures have often been thrown into a state of crisis. The chapters in this edited volume grapple with these shifts and the ways in which the doctrine of the separation of powers might respond to them. It also asks whether the shifts that are taking place are mostly a product of the constitutional systems of the global south, or instead reflect changes that run across most liberal democratic constitutional systems around the world. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  20. Gender in Constitutional Law

    Gender in Constitutional Law

    Edited by Catharine A. Mackinnon
    Gender in Constitutional Law is a comprehensive three-volume collection of formative and influential scholarship in a dynamic area of legal development and social change. Compiling theoretical, empirical, and practical analyses from leading scholars, judges, and nongovernmental organizations around the world, these volumes are comparative and international in range, representative in content, and illuminating in depth. Particular attention is paid to intersectionality, culture, and custom. Mapped by an accessible, incisive introductory chapter, the collection provides basic sources and cutting-edge guidance in constitutional processes. The assembled curated works, together with the introduction, offer an invaluable cross-disciplinary research tool for generalists and specialists, scholars and practitioners, thinkers and activists, students, teachers, individuals and groups alike. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 995.00   Web: $ 895.50
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