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  1. Private Enforcement of EU Law Before National Courts

    Private Enforcement of EU Law Before National Courts

    Folkert Wilman
    Private Enforcement of EU Law Before National Courts successfully illustrates how legal actions brought by private parties can be instrumental in strengthening compliance with EU law. Through a detailed examination of selected EU legislation across the fields of procurement, intellectual property rights, consumer protection, and competition law, Folkert Wilman compares various remedies and procedures in which private parties have been utilised in the redress of grievances under EU law. An essential reference work for practicing lawyers acting before domestic courts in matters of EU Law, this timely publication offers new insights into private enforcement as a supplementary enforcement instrument, and offers clarity on how such a tool impacts on contractual remedies, procedural issues and the role of judicial review. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  2. Japan and Civil Jury Trials

    Japan and Civil Jury Trials

    Matthew J Wilson, Hiroshi Fukurai, Takashi Maruta
    As societies around the world increasingly face complex challenges, effective solutions are at a premium. In response, reformers have advanced varied forms of jury systems as means of fostering positive political, economic, and social change. Many countries have recently integrated lay participation into their justice systems to effect fundamental societal change, advance public policymaking, and manifest popular sovereignty. This book showcases Japan’s successes and challenges in recently adopting a quasi-jury system for serious criminal trials, and advocates that the convergence of various forces makes this an ideal time for Japan to expand lay participation into the civil realm. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  3. Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Sofia Ranchordás
    This innovative book explores the nature and function of ‘sunset clauses’ and experimental legislation, or temporary legislation that expires after a determined period of time, allowing legislators to test out new rules and regulations within a set time frame and on a small-scale basis. Sofia Ranchordás presents a thorough analysis of sunset clauses and experimental legislation from a comparative perspective, and offers a clear legal framework for their implementation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Research Handbook on Transparency

    Research Handbook on Transparency

    Edited by Padideh Ala’i, Robert G. Vaughn
    In the last two decades transparency has become a ubiquitous and stubbornly ambiguous term. Typically understood to promote rule of law, democratic participation, anti-corruption initiatives, human rights, and economic efficiency, transparency can also legitimate bureaucratic power, advance undemocratic forms of governance, and aid in global centralization of power. This path-breaking volume, comprising original contributions on a range of countries and environments, exposes the many faces of transparency by allowing readers to see the uncertainties, inconsistencies and surprises contained within the current conceptions and applications of the term. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  5. Compulsory Jurisdiction in International Law

    Compulsory Jurisdiction in International Law

    Vanda Lamm
    The Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice by the provisions of the optional clause has introduced a system of partial obligatory international adjudication based on the full observance of the voluntary acceptance of the court’s jurisdiction. This timely book offers a wide-ranging survey of the development of the optional clause system, the theoretical and procedural aspects of unilateral declarations of acceptance, and the different reservations added to these declarations. It also seeks to find solutions to the improvement of the system. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  6. European Union Human Rights Law

    European Union Human Rights Law

    Marton Varju
    The European Union’s jurisprudence is responsible for a complex body of human rights law which pursues a busy, multi-tiered agenda and is essential for the lawful and effective operation and development of the EU polity and its legal order. This innovative book investigates the character of EU human rights law as shaped by the interplay between interpretation and context in the jurisprudence of EU courts. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. 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
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  8. 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
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  9. 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
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  10. 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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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  11. 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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  12. Law and the Limits of Government

    Law and the Limits of Government

    Frank Fagan
    Why do legislatures pass laws that automatically expire? Why are so many tax cuts sunset? In this first book-length treatment of those questions, the author explains that legislatures pass laws temporarily in order to reduce opposition from the citizenry, to increase the level of information revealed by lobbies, and to externalize the political costs of changing the tax code on to future legislatures. This book provides a careful analysis which does not normatively prescribe either permanent or temporary legislation in every instance, but rather specifies the conditions for which either permanent or temporary legislation would maximize social welfare. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. The European Court of Human Rights and its Discontents

    The European Court of Human Rights and its Discontents

    Edited by Spyridon Flogaitis, Tom Zwart, Julie Fraser
    The European Court of Human Rights has long been part of the most advanced human rights regime in the world. However, the Court has increasingly drawn criticism, with questions raised about its legitimacy and backlog of cases. This book for the first time brings together the critics of the Court and its proponents to debate these issues. The result is a collection which reflects balanced perspectives on the Court’s successes and challenges. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. 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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  15. Economic and Social Integration

    Economic and Social Integration

    Dagmar Schiek
    The book draws on a unique content and discourse analysis of all Grand Chamber decisions on substantive EU law since May 2004. It finds the EU’s ‘judicial constitution’ to be more nuanced and more uniform than expected. While the Court of Justice enforces the constitution of integration, it favours economic freedoms under mainly liberal paradigms, but socially embeds constitutionalism in citizenship cases. The ‘judicial constitution’ contrasts with EU Treaties after the Treaty of Lisbon in that their new value base enhances European social integration. However, the Treaties too seem contradictory in that they do not expand the EU’s competence regime accordingly. In the light of these contradictions, Dagmar Schiek proposes a ‘constitution of social governance’: the Court and EU institutions should encourage steps towards social integration at EU level to be taken by transnational societal actors, rather than condemn their relevant activity. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 144.00   Web: $ 129.60
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  16. Comparative Constitutional Law

    Comparative Constitutional Law

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Rosalind Dixon
    This landmark volume of specially commissioned, original contributions by top international scholars organizes the issues and controversies of the rich and rapidly maturing field of comparative constitutional law. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 76.00   Web: $ 60.80
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  17. Comparative Administrative Law

    Comparative Administrative Law

    Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Peter L. Lindseth
    This research handbook is a comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law. The specially commissioned chapters in this landmark volume represent a broad, multi-method approach combining perspectives from history and social science with more strictly legal analyses. Comparisons of the United States, continental Europe, and the British Commonwealth are complemented by contributions that focus on Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The work aims to stimulate comparative research on public law, reaching across countries and scholarly disciplines. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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