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  1. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investment

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investment

    Edited by Yannick Radi
    The interplay between human rights and investments is a key and complex issue in today’s world. To take stock of this importance and to tackle this complexity, this Research Handbook offers a unique multi-faceted approach. It gathers in-depth contributions which focus on the interplay between human rights and investments in various international legal regimes, economic sectors and regions. It also provides thorough analyses of the various types of accountability that may result from the activities of multinational corporations in relation to human rights. This Research Handbook is intended for practitioners, policy-makers, academics and students eager to understand the interaction between human rights and investments in all its dimensions.​ Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  2. Research Handbook in EU Common Foreign Policy and Security Policy

    Research Handbook in EU Common Foreign Policy and Security Policy

    Edited by Panos Koutrakos, Steven Blockmans
    In times of rapid change and unpredictability the European Union’s role in the world is sorely tested. How successfully the EU meets challenges such as war, terrorism and climate change, and how effectively the Union taps into opportunities like mobility and technological progress depends to a great extent on the ability of the EU’s institutions and member states to adopt and implement a comprehensive and integrated approach to external action. This Handbook examines the law, policy and practice of the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy, including the Common Security and Defence, and gauges its interactions with the other external policies of the Union (including trade, development, energy), as well as the evolving political and economic challenges that face the European Union. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  3. Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield, Marc Blitz
    Virtual and augmented reality raise significant questions for law and policy. When should virtual world activities or augmented reality images count as protected First Amendment ‘speech’, and when are they instead a nuisance or trespass? When does copying them infringe intellectual property laws? When should a person (or computer) face legal consequences for allegedly harmful virtual acts? The Research Handbook on the Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality addresses these questions and others, drawing upon free speech doctrine, criminal law, issues of data protection and privacy, legal rights for increasingly intelligent avatars, and issues of jurisdiction within virtual and augmented reality worlds. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 375.00   Web: $ 337.50
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  4. Research Handbook on Not-For-Profit Law

    Research Handbook on Not-For-Profit Law

    Edited by Matthew Harding
    This Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of scholarship on not-for-profit law. The chapters, written by world leading experts, explore key ideas and debates in relation to: theories of the not-for-profit sector, the composition and scope of that sector, not-for-profit organisations and the constitution, the legal conception of charity, the tax treatment of not-for-profit organisations and the regulation of not-for-profits. The book serves to represent not-for-profit law as a field of academic inquiry, and to point the way to future research in that field. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  5. Research Methods in Consumer Law

    Research Methods in Consumer Law

    Edited by Hans-W. Micklitz, Anne-Lise Sibony, Fabrizio Esposito
    Consumer law is worthy of greater academic attention at a time when many new questions arise and old ones need new answers. This unique handbook takes the reader on a journey through existing literature, research questions and methods. It builds on the state-of-the-art to offer a springboard for jumping to the heart of contemporary issues and equips researchers with a starter’s kit to weave together rich traditions, ranging from socio-economics to behavioural analysis. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  6. Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence

    Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield, Ugo Pagallo
    The field of artificial intelligence has made tremendous advances in the last two decades, but as smart as AI is now, it is getting smarter and becoming more autonomous. This raises a host of challenges to current legal doctrine, including whether AI/algorithms should count as ‘speech’, whether AI should be regulated under antitrust and criminal law statutes, and whether AI should be considered as an agent under agency law or be held responsible for injuries under tort law. This book contains chapters from US and international law scholars on the role of law in an age of increasingly smart AI, addressing these and other issues that are critical to the evolution of the field. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  7. Research Handbook in Data Science and Law

    Research Handbook in Data Science and Law

    Edited by Vanessa Mak, Eric T.T. Tai, Anna Berlee
    The use of data in society has seen an exponential growth in recent years. Data science, the field of research concerned with understanding and analyzing data, aims to find ways to operationalize data so that it can be beneficially used in society, for example in health applications, urban governance or smart household devices. The legal questions that accompany the rise of new, data-driven technologies however are underexplored. This book is the first volume that seeks to map the legal implications of the emergence of data science. It discusses the possibilities and limitations imposed by the current legal framework, considers whether regulation is needed to respond to problems raised by data science, and which ethical problems occur in relation to the use of data. It also considers the emergence of Data Science and Law as a new legal discipline. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  8. Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation

    Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation

    Edited by Sean Griffith, Jessica Erickson, David H. Webber, Verity Winship
    Written by leading scholars and judges in the field, the Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation is a modern-day survey of the state of shareholder litigation. Its chapters cover securities class actions, merger litigation, derivative suits, and appraisal litigation, as well as other forms of shareholder litigation. Through in-depth analysis of these different forms of litigation, the book explores the agency costs inherent in representative litigation, the challenges of multijurisdictional litigation and disclosure-only settlements, and the rise of institutional investors. It explores how related issues are addressed across the globe, with examinations of shareholder litigation in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Israel, and China. This Handbook will be an invaluable resource on this important topic for scholars, practitioners, judges and legislators. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  9. Research Handbook on Global Health Law

    Research Handbook on Global Health Law

    Edited by Gian Luca Burci, Brigit Toebes
    The effect of Globalization on health has attracted the attention of scholars and policy makers across multiple disciplines. A key concern is the regulation of international health protection, and in particular the use of international health instruments and the complex interaction between international law and health considerations. For the first time, a group of law and policy scholars have analysed these issues, drawing on knowledge from their respective fields. The resulting book provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues in global health law and governance. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  10. Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    Research Handbook on the Ombudsman

    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
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  11. Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law

    Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law

    Edited by Moshe Hirsch, Andrew Lang
    Bringing together a highly diverse body of scholars, this comprehensive Handbook explores recent developments at the intersection of international law, sociology and social theory. It showcases a wide range of methodologies and approaches, including those inspired by traditional social thought as well as less familiar literature, including computational linguistics, performance theory and economic sociology. The Handbook highlights anew the potential contribution of sociological methods and theories to the study of international law, and illustrates their use in the examination of contemporary problems of practical interest to international lawyers. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  12. Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds

    Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds

    Edited by William A. Birdthistle, John Morley
    The growth of mutual funds has been a truly global phenomenon and deserves a broad international analysis. Local political economies and legal regimes have created different regulatory preferences for the oversight of these funds, and academics, public officials, and legal practitioners wishing to understand the global investing environment need an appreciation for these international differences. This Handbook addresses these and several other issues concerning mutual funds. The contributors, leading scholars in the field of investment law from around the world, provide a current legal analysis of funds from a variety of perspectives and using an array of methodologies that consider the large fundamental questions governing the role and regulation of investments funds as well identity and behavior of investors and issues surrounding less orthodox funds, such as money market funds, ETFs, and private funds. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  13. Research Handbook on Territorial Disputes in International Law

    Research Handbook on Territorial Disputes in International Law

    Edited by Marcelo G. Kohen, Mamadou Hébié
    Despite globalization and the increasingly transnational character of human activities, territorial disputes remain a significant source of tensions in international relations and constitute a large share of inter-state cases brought before international tribunals and courts. The Research Handbook on Territorial Disputes in International Law analyses the concepts, technical rules, and norms applicable to territorial disputes. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  14. Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption

    Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption

    Edited by Barney Warf
    The Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption offers a comprehensive overview of how corruption varies across the globe. It explores the immense range of corruption among countries, and how this reflects levels of wealth, the centralization of power, colonial legacies, and different national cultures. Barney Warf presents an original and interdisciplinary collection of chapters from established researchers and leading academics that examine corruption from a spatial perspective. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  15. Research Handbook on Law and Religion

    Research Handbook on Law and Religion

    Edited by Rex Ahdar
    Offering an interdisciplinary, international and philosophical perspective, this comprehensive Handbook explores both perennial and recent legal issues that concern the modern state and its interaction with religious communities and individuals. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  16. Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

    Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen
    The Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society provides an examination of the role of Islamic law as it applies in Muslim and non-Muslim societies through legislation, fatwa, court cases, sermons, media, or scholarly debate. It illuminates the intersection of social, political, economic and cultural factors that inform Islamic Law across a number of jurisdictions. Chapters evaluate when and how actors and institutions have turned to Islamic law to address problems faced by societies in Muslim and, in some cases, Western states. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  17. 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
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  18. Research Handbook on Contemporary Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Research Handbook on Contemporary Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Charlotte Waelde, Catherine Cummings, Mathilde Pavis, Helena Enright
    Bringing together key insights from expert legal and heritage academics and practitioners, this book explores the existence and safeguarding of contemporary forms of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). Providing a detailed analysis of the international legal frameworks relevant to ICH, the contributing authors then go on to challenge the pervasive view that heritage is about ‘old’ tangible objects by highlighting the existence, role and importance of contemporary forms of ICH to modern society. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  19. Handbook on the Rule of Law

    Handbook on the Rule of Law

    Edited by Christopher May, Adam Winchester
    The discussion of the norm of the Rule of Law has broken out of the confines of jurisprudence and is of growing interest to many non-legal researchers. A range of issues are explored in this volume that will help non-specialists with an interest in the Rule of Law develop a nuanced understanding of its character and political implications. It is explicitly aimed at those who know the Rule of Law is important and while having little legal background, would like to know more about the norm. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  20. Handbook of Research on International Consumer Law, Second Edition

    Handbook of Research on International Consumer Law, Second Edition

    Edited by Geraint Howells, Iain Ramsay, Thomas Wilhelmsson
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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