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  1. 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 (AI) 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  2. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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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 J. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  4. Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Edited by Robert C. Kloosterman, Virginie Mamadouh, Pieter Terhorst
    Processes of globalization have changed the world in many, often fundamental, ways. Increasingly these processes are being debated and contested. This Handbook offers a timely, rich as well as critical panorama of these multifaceted processes with up-to-date chapters by renowned specialists from many countries. It comprises chapters on the historical background of globalization, different geographical perspectives (including world systems analysis and geopolitics), the geographies of flows (of people, goods and services, and capital), and the geographies of places (including global cities, clusters, port cities and the impact of climate change). Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  5. 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 Research Handbook will be an invaluable resource on this important topic for scholars, practitioners, judges and legislators. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  6. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  7. 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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  8. Handbook of Family Policy

    Handbook of Family Policy

    Edited by Guðný B. Eydal, Tine Rostgaard
    The Handbook of Family Policy examines how state and workplace policies support parents and their children in developing, earning and caring. With original contributions from 44 leading scholars, this Handbook provides readers with up-to-date knowledge on family policies and family policy research, taking stock of current literature as well as providing analyses of present-day policies, and where they should head in the future. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  9. Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Handbook of Political Anthropology

    Edited by Harald Wydra, Bjørn Thomassen
    This Handbook engages the reader in the major debates, approaches, methodologies, and explanatory frames within political anthropology. Examining the shifting borders of a moving field of enquiry, it illustrates disciplinary paradigm shifts, the role of humans in political structures, ethnographies of the political, and global processes. Reflecting the variety of directions that surround political anthropology today, this volume will be essential reading to understanding the interactions of humans within political frames in a globalising world. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  10. 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 Research 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 Research 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  11. Handbook of Emerging 21st-Century Cities

    Handbook of Emerging 21st-Century Cities

    Edited by Kris Bezdecny, Kevin Archer
    The majority of the world's population now live in cities, nearly a quarter of which boast populations of one million or more. The rise of globalisation has granted cities unprecedented significance, both politically and economically, leading to benefits and problems at national and international levels. The Handbook of Emerging 21st-Century Cities explores the changes that are occurring in cities, and the impacts that they are having, at the local, national and global scale. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  13. Handbook of Geotourism

    Handbook of Geotourism

    Edited by Ross Dowling, David Newsome
    Ross Dowling and David Newsome present an original, substantial and much-needed contribution to the field which will further our understanding of geotourism in theory and practice. This Handbook defines, characterises and explores the subject through a range of international perspectives and case studies, identifying geotourism as a rapidly emerging form of urban and regional sustainable development. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  14. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  15. Handbook of American Public Administration

    Handbook of American Public Administration

    Edited by Edmund C. Stazyk, H. G. Frederickson
    The Handbook of American Public Administration draws on the expertise of established and emerging scholars to provide national and international audiences a comprehensive review of the current state and future direction of theory and practice in US public administration. The authors provide a cross-disciplinary, holistic review of the field and pave an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  16. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  17. Handbook of Research on NGOs

    Handbook of Research on NGOs

    Edited by Aynsley Kellow, Hannah Murphy-Gregory
    This volume provides a critical overview of research on Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs). While it notes that the definition of NGOs is contested, and can include both business and national groups, it focuses primarily on international NGOs engaged with human rights, social and environmental concerns, and aid and development issues. With contributions by Peter Willetts, Tom Davies, Bob Reinalda and other leading scholars, it provides a series of critical essays on both general aspects of NGOs and significant issues of particular concern. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  18. 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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  19. Handbook on the United States in Asia

    Handbook on the United States in Asia

    Edited by Andrew T.H. Tan
    The centre of gravity in today’s global economy arguably now resides in Asia. As a result of this, the maintenance of geopolitical and economic security in Asia has become pivotal to global stability. This indispensable Handbook examines the crucial and multifaceted role of the United States as a force in the region that has been, and continues to be, necessary for the continuation of Asian prosperity. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  20. Handbook on Gender and Social Policy

    Handbook on Gender and Social Policy

    Edited by Sheila Shaver
    Providing a state of the art overview, this comprehensive Handbook is an essential introduction to the subject of Gender and Social Policy. Bringing together original contributions and research from leading researchers it covers the theoretical perspectives of the field, the central policy terrain of gender inequalities of income, employment and care, and family policy. Examining gender and social policy at both the regional and national level, the Handbook is an excellent resource for advanced students and scholars of sociology, political science, women’s studies, policy studies as well as practitioners seeking to understand how gender shapes the contours of social policy and politics. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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