Books in this series

TOTAL: 6728
  1. Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 2,995.00   Web: $ 2,695.50
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  2. A History of the Global Economy

    A History of the Global Economy

    Colin White
    Providing an exceptional overview and analysis of the global economy, from the origins of Homo sapiens to the present day, Colin White explores our past to help understand our economic future. He veers away from traditional Eurocentric approaches, providing a truly global scope for readers. The main themes include the creative innovativeness of humans and how this generates economic progression, the common economic pathway trodden by all societies, and the complementary relationship between government and the market. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  3. 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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  4. 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: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  5. Business, Civil Society and the ‘New’ Politics of Corporate Tax Justice

    Business, Civil Society and the ‘New’ Politics of Corporate Tax Justice

    Edited by Richard Eccleston, Ainsley Elbra
    Since the financial crisis the extent of corporate tax avoidance has attracted media headlines and the attention of political leaders the world over. This study examines the ‘new’ politics of corporate taxation and the role of civil society organisations in shaping the international tax agenda and influencing the tax practices of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations. It highlights the complex and multi-dimensional strategies used by activists to influence public opinion, formal regulation and corporate behaviour in relation to international taxation. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Advanced Introduction to Law and Globalisation

    Advanced Introduction to Law and Globalisation

    Jaakko Husa
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    November 2018   Paperback Price: $ 24.95   Web: $ 19.96
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  7. Strategies for Minimizing Risk Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Related Laws

    Strategies for Minimizing Risk Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Related Laws

    Mike Koehler
    In the minds of some, complying with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related laws such as the UK Bribery Act is easy: ‘you just don’t bribe’. The reality, as sophisticated professionals know, is not so simple. This book is for professionals across various disciplines who recognize the difficulties of compliance and want to learn strategies for minimizing risk under aggressively enforced corporate bribery laws. The book uses issue-spotting scenarios to present risk and guides professionals through various components of compliance best practices from the fundamentals of conducting a risk assessment and effectively communicating compliance expectations, to implementing and overseeing compliance strategies. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    November 2018   Paperback Price: $ 89.95   Web: $ 71.96
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  8. 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: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  9. 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: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  10. Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery

    Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery

    Edited by Mehmet Demirbag, Geoffrey Wood
    With a growing body of literature dealing with business and management issues in the transitional economies of Central and Eastern Europe, the study of the ‘transitional periphery’, or post-Soviet economies, is sparse. A combination of rich natural resources and strategic locations make these economies of significant importance. This book provides fresh and recent research on both firms and the business environment in this region. It serves as a key reference work for those interested in comparative capitalism, business and society in the post state socialist world. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. 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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  12. Fragmentation and Integration in Human Rights Law

    Fragmentation and Integration in Human Rights Law

    Edited by Eva Brems, Saïla O. Chaib
    From the perspective of rights holders and duty bearers, human rights law appears as an increasingly complex field of law, consisting of different levels, actors and norms. The fragmentation of human rights law has resulted in an uncoordinated legal architecture that may in some circumstances create obstacles for effective human rights protection. Against this background, this volume examines how to make sense – in both theoretical and practical terms - of these multiple layers of human rights law through which human rights users have to navigate. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Human Rights, Export Credits and Development Cooperation

    Human Rights, Export Credits and Development Cooperation

    Barbara Linder
    This book analyses to what extent the current human rights system allows affected individuals to claim accountability for human rights violations resulting from bilateral development and export credit agency supported undertakings. The author explores three legal pathways: host state responsibility, home state responsibility and corporate responsibility. The book concludes with recommendations on how to strengthen human rights accountability and improve access to justice for adversely affected individuals. It will be of great interest to those researching the intersection between human rights, development cooperation, and investment. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. 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
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  15. 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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  16. International Agricultural Law and Policy

    International Agricultural Law and Policy

    Hope Johnson
    Globalised agriculture and food systems are at the crux of significant issues facing humanity from the rise in diet-related diseases to water pollution and biodiversity loss. Yet, legal scholarship on the regulation of agriculture and food is only now emerging. This timely book provides the first systematic analysis of the public international rules influencing agriculture. Each chapter considers the regulatory instruments that intersect with different components of agricultural systems from land tenure and soils through to agricultural in-puts and trade. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  17. Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies

    Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies

    Edited by Tana Pistorius
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. The Fragmented Landscape of Fundamental Rights Protection in Europe

    The Fragmented Landscape of Fundamental Rights Protection in Europe

    Edited by Lorenza Violini, Antonia Baraggia
    The composite nature of the EU constitutional legal framework, and the presence of different rights protection actors within the European landscape, presents a complex and fragmented framework, still in search of a coherent structure. This discerning book provides a comprehensive perspective on fundamental rights protection in Europe, with engaging contributions considering not only the role of judicial actors but also the increasing relevance of non-judicial bodies, including agencies, national human rights institutions, the Venice Commission and equality bodies. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. Business Creation

    Business Creation

    Paul D. Reynolds
    Business creation, or entrepreneurship, is a major source of national economic growth and adaptation as well as an important career choice for millions. In this insightful book, Paul D. Reynolds presents an overview of the major factors associated with contemporary business creation, reflecting representative samples of US early stage nascent ventures, and emphasizing the unique features of the one-third that achieve profitability. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  20. Handbook of Geotourism

    Handbook of Geotourism

    Edited by Ross K. Dowling, David Newsome
    Ross K. Dowling and David Newsome present an original, substantial and much-needed contribution to the field to further our understanding of geotourism in theory and practice. This Handbook defines, characterizes 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
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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