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  1. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. 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
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. History and International Law

    History and International Law

    Edited by Annalisa Ciampi
    This incisive book unveils and illuminates the relationship between international law and history, providing examples from a wide range of domains of global governance. With particular reference to international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law, leading scholars and practitioners in international law, history and diplomacy offer original analysis and innovative paradigms of cross-interdisciplinary research in the field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Pluralising International Legal Scholarship

    Pluralising International Legal Scholarship

    Edited by Rossana Deplano
    This unique book examines the role non-doctrinal research methods play in international legal research: what do they add to the traditional doctrinal analysis of law and what do they neglect? Focusing on empirical and socio-legal methods, it provides a critical evaluation of the breadth, scope and limits of the representation of international law created by these often-neglected methodologies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Modern Law and Otherness

    Modern Law and Otherness

    Veronica Corcodel
    Over the last two decades or so, the field of comparative law has been increasingly interested in issues of globalisation and Eurocentrism. This book inscribes itself within the debates that have arisen on these issues and aims to provide a greater understanding of the ways in which the “non-West” is constructed in Euro-American comparative law. Approaching knowledge production from an interdisciplinary and critical perspective, the book puts emphasis on the governance implications of the field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Understanding Jus Cogens in International Law and International Legal Discourse

    Understanding Jus Cogens in International Law and International Legal Discourse

    Ulf Linderfalk
    Whilst the concept of jus cogens has grown increasingly more important in public international law, lawyers remain hugely divided both over what precisely confers a jus cogens status on a norm, and what this conferral implies in terms of legal consequences. In this ground-breaking book, Ulf Linderfalk clearly and succinctly explores the reasons for this divide in order to facilitate more rational and productive future discourse. Learn More
    2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. Jurisprudence in a Globalized World

    Jurisprudence in a Globalized World

    Edited by Fabra-Zamora L. Jorge
    Leading legal scholars and philosophers provide a breadth of perspectives and inspire stimulating debate around the transformations of jurisprudence in a globalized world. This innovative book considers modifications to jurisprudence’s methodological approaches driven by globalization, the concepts and theoretical tools required to account for putative new forms of legal phenomena, and normative issues relating to the legitimacy and democratic character of these legal orders. Learn More
    2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  8. The Judicial System

    The Judicial System

    Carlo Guarnieri, Patrizia Pederzoli
    This timely book explores the expansion of the role of judges and courts in the political system and the mixed reactions generated by these developments. In this comprehensive book, Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli draw on a wealth of experience in teaching and research in the field, moving beyond traditional legal analysis and providing a clear, concise and all-encompassing introduction to the phenomenon of the administration of justice and all of its traits. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Controlling EU Agencies

    Controlling EU Agencies

    Edited by Miroslava Scholten, Alex Brenninkmeijer
    Controlling EU Agencies launches the debate on how to build a comprehensive system of controls in light of the ongoing trends of agencification, Europeanisation of the executive in the EU and shared administration. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  10. Expert Laws of War

    Expert Laws of War

    Anton O. Petrov
    Over recent decades, international humanitarian law has been shaped by the omnipresence of so-called expert manuals. Astute and engaging, this discerning book provides a comprehensive account of these black letter rules and commentaries produced by private expert groups and demonstrates why the general acceptance of these expert manuals is largely unjustified. The author innovatively links interdisciplinary insights to the needs of military lawyers in practice, showing the pitfalls of relying on private manuals as arguable restatements and interpretations of the law 'as it is'. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  11. Constitutional Idolatry and Democracy

    Constitutional Idolatry and Democracy

    Brian C. Jones
    Constitutional Idolatry and Democracy investigates the increasingly important subject of constitutional idolatry and its effects on democracy. Focussed around whether the UK should draft a single written constitution, it suggests that constitutions have been drastically and persistently over-sold throughout the years, and that their wider importance and effects are not nearly as significant as constitutional advocates maintain. Chapters analyse whether written constitutions can educate the citizenry, invigorate voter turnout, or deliver ‘We the People’ sovereignty. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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