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  1. Law and Autonomous Machines

    Law and Autonomous Machines

    Mark Chinen
    This book sets out a possible trajectory for the co-development of legal responsibility on the one hand and artificial intelligence and the machines and systems driven by it on the other. As autonomous technologies become more sophisticated it will be harder to attribute harms caused by them to the humans who design or work with them. This will put pressure on legal responsibility and autonomous technologies to co-evolve. Mark Chinen illustrates how these factors strengthen incentives to develop even more advanced systems, which in turn strengthens nascent calls to grant legal and moral status to autonomous machines. This book is a valuable resource for scholars and practitioners of legal doctrine, ethics, and autonomous technologies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. The European Banking Union and the Role of Law

    The European Banking Union and the Role of Law

    Edited by Gianni Lo Schiavo
    The European Banking Union and the Role of Law offers a comprehensive and unique examination of the European Banking Union’s (EBU) impact on existing legal disciplines and assesses the role of law in shaping the EBU framework. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  3. Human Rights and the Environment

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by James R. May, Erin Daly
    Much has been written, discussed, advocated and litigated about human rights and the environment over the last two decades. This comprehensive volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law offers fresh perspectives to the conversation by focusing on four subjects that shed new light on the subject of environmental human rights: the challenges of identifying the fundamental legal sources for the protection of human rights and the environment, the recognition of the indivisibility of human rights and environmental law, the centrality of the right to human dignity as the lodestar of human rights law, and the uniqueness of geographic particularities. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  4. Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment

    Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment

    Edited by Markus Krajewski, Rhea T. Hoffmann
    Increasing international investment, the proliferation of international investment agreements, domestic legislation, and investor-State contracts have contributed to the development of a new field of international law that defines obligations between host states and foreign investors with investor-State dispute settlement. This involves not only vast sums, but also a panoply of rights, duties, and shifting objectives at the juncture of national and international law and policy. This engaging Research Handbook provides an authoritative account of these diverse investment law issues. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  5. The End of Law

    The End of Law

    David McIlroy
    The End of Law applies Augustine’s questions to modern legal philosophy as well as offering a critical theory of natural law that draws on Augustine’s ideas. McIlroy argues that such a critical natural law theory is: realistic but not cynical about law’s relationship to justice and to violence, can diagnose ways in which law becomes deformed and pathological, and indicates that law is a necessary but insufficient instrument for the pursuit of justice. Positioning an examination of Augustine’s reflections on law in the context of his broader thought, McIlroy presents an alternative approach to natural law theory, drawing from critical theory, postmodern thought, and political theologies in conversation with Augustine. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Edited by Timo Minssen, Janne R Herrmann, Jens Schovsbo
    With interdisciplinary chapters written by lawyers, sociologists, doctors and biobank practitioners, Global Genes, Local Concerns identifies and discusses the most pressing issues in contemporary biobanking. Addressing pressing questions such as how do national biobanks best contribute to translational research and how could academic and industrial exploitation, ownership and IPR issues be addressed and facilitated, this book contributes to the continued development of international biobanking by highlighting and analysing the complexities in this important area of research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  7. Advanced Introduction to International Tax Law

    Advanced Introduction to International Tax Law

    Reuven S. Avi-Yonah
    This Second Edition provides an updated and succinct, yet highly informative overview of the key issues surrounding taxation and international law from Reuven Avi-Yonah, a leading authority on international tax. This small but powerful book surveys the nuances of the varying taxation systems, offering expert insight into the scope, reach and nature of international tax regimes, as well as providing an excellent platform for understanding how the principles of jurisdiction apply to tax and the connected tools that are used by countries in imposing taxes. It includes new material on BEPS, the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Package, and the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Learn More
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  8. Research Handbook on Patent Law and Theory

    Research Handbook on Patent Law and Theory

    Edited by Toshiko Takenaka
    This significantly updated second edition of the Research Handbook on Patent Law provides comprehensive coverage of new research for patent protection in three major jurisdictions: the United States, Europe and Japan. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  9. Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law

    Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law

    Edited by Jason Chuah, Eugenio Vaccari
    Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law offers a unique, comprehensive, and up-to-date transnational study of the topic, including an analysis of certain countries which have never previously been undertaken in English. Written by experts in the field, with extensive experience of both research and professional experience, this is a groundbreaking investigation into the philosophies and rationales behind the different policy choices adopted and implemented by a range of over 30 jurisdictions across the globe. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  10. Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

    Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

    Edited by Susan Harris Rimmer, Kate Ogg
    For almost 30 years, scholars and advocates have been exploring the interaction and potential between the rights and well-being of women and the promise of international law. This collection posits that the next frontier for international law is increasing its relevance, beneficence and impact for women in the developing world, and to deal with a much wider range of issues through a feminist lens. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  11. Research Handbook on International Law and Peace

    Research Handbook on International Law and Peace

    Edited by Cecilia M. Bailliet
    Peace is an elusive concept, especially within the field of international law, varying according to historical era and between contextual applications within different cultures, institutions, societies, and academic traditions. This Research Handbook responds to the gap created by the neglect of peace in international law scholarship. Explaining the normative evolution of peace from the principles of peaceful co-existence to the UN declaration on the right to peace, this Research Handbook calls for the fortification of international institutions to facilitate the pursuit of sustainable peace as a public good. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  12. Evaluating Academic Legal Research in Europe

    Evaluating Academic Legal Research in Europe

    Edited by Rob van Gestel, Andreas Lienhard
    Legal academics in Europe publish a wide variety of materials including books, articles and essays, in an assortment of languages, and for a diverse readership. As a consequence, this variety can pose a problem for the evaluation of academic legal research. This thought-provoking book offers an overview of the legal and policy norms, methods and criteria applied in the evaluation of academic legal research, from a comparative perspective. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  13. Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Edited by Daniel Kraus, Thierry Obrist, Olivier Hari
    The growth of Blockchain technology presents a number of legal questions for lawyers, regulators and industry participants alike. Primarily, regulators must allow Blockchain technology to develop whilst also ensuring it is not being abused. This book addresses the challenges posed by various applications of Blockchain technology, such as cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and initial coin offerings, across different fields of law. Contributors explore whether the problems posed by Blockchain and its applications can be addressed within the present legal system or whether significant rethinking is required. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  14. EU Trade Law

    EU Trade Law

    Rafael Leal-Arcas
    This comprehensive book provides a thorough analytical overview of the European Union’s existing law and policy in the field of international trade. Considering the history and context of the law’s evolution, it offers an adept examination of its common commercial policy competence through the years, starting with the Treaty of Rome up until the Treaty of Lisbon, as a background for understanding the EU’s present role in the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  15. The State of Creativity

    The State of Creativity

    James Griffin
    Creativity has been of central importance to the development of the modern State, and yet creativity is something that has become increasingly side-lined. This has been particularly apparent with the development of new machinic technologies, such as 3D printing. This monograph argues that inner creativity, combined with the zone of discourse, has been endangered by the rise of administrative regulation. Griffin investigates how the failure to incorporate creativity into that administrative regulation is adversely impacting the regulation of technologies such as 3D printing. The State of Creativity, proposes reforms to ensure that the regulation does take creativity into account. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    Edited by Fausto Pocar
    This timely two-volume set collects together the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. The first volume includes articles that discuss charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The articles in the second volume focus on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, and the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement – a world court of human rights. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this insightful collection will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 980.00   Web: $ 882.00
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  17. Foreign Relations Law

    Foreign Relations Law

    Edited by Curtis A. Bradley
    This two-volume collection contains the leading modern literature on foreign relations law, providing a rich foundation and resource for researchers in this field. The topics addressed include the history of foreign relations law, the role of the courts in adjudicating foreign affairs disputes, executive power over foreign affairs, the domestic status of treaties, the phenomenon of executive agreements, the judicial application of customary international law, and the distribution of authority over war powers. By consolidating these articles and presenting them thematically, the collection allows for a unique birds-eye view of the entire field. Tied together with an introductory chapter by Professor Curtis Bradley, this collection promises to be an invaluable research tool for academics as well as a fascinating read for those interested in the subject. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 890.00   Web: $ 801.00
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  18. International Humanitarian Law

    International Humanitarian Law

    Marco Sassòli
    International humanitarian law (IHL) protects persons and property affected by armed conflicts. Focusing on the controversies that impact IHL in practice, this much-anticipated book from leading expert Marco Sassòli discusses when IHL applies, its substantive rules, how to ensure its respect and whether the traditional distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts remains relevant. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 250.00   Web: $ 225.00
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  19. Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Edited by Kate Miles
    The Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law examines one of the most dynamic areas of international law: the interaction between international investment law and environmental law and policy. The Research Handbook takes a thematic approach, analysing key issues in the environment–investment nexus, such as freshwater resources, climate, biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable development. It also includes sections which explore regional experiences and address practice and procedure, and offers innovative approaches and critical perspectives, including the interface between foreign investment and the environment with human rights, gender, indigenous peoples, and economics. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  20. Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour
    This multidisciplinary Handbook examines the interactions that develop between organised crime groups and politics across the globe. This exciting original collection highlights the difficulties involved in researching such relationships and shines a new light on how they evolve to become pervasive and destructive. This new Handbook brings together a unique group of international academics from sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, European and international studies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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