1. Handbooks of Research Methods in Law series

    Series editors: Jan Smits, Maastricht University, The Netherlands and University of Helsinki, Finland and Nuno Garoupa, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, US

    The Handbooks of Research Methods in Law series provides definitive overviews of how research methods are used within, and affect, key fields of law – including European Law, Environmental Law, IP Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law and many others. Offering a deeper reflection, each volume focuses primarily on the prospects and challenges of different methodologies within a given topic. Each Handbook consists of original contributions from leading authors, including perspectives from multiple appropriate disciplines, and forms a highly original research tool. As well as contributing to the debate on the role of methodology in legal research, these Handbooks will be an invaluable guide to students embarking on a research degree and to researchers moving into a new subject area.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 4
  1. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  2. Research Methods in Environmental Law

    Research Methods in Environmental Law

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Victoria Brooks
    This timely Handbook brings innovative, free-thinking and radical approaches to research methods in environmental law. With a comprehensive approach it brings together key concepts such as sustainability, climate change, activism, education and Actor-Network Theory. It considers how the Anthropocene subjects environmental law to critique, and to the needs of the variety of bodies, human and non-human, that require its protection. This much-needed book provides a theoretically informed analysis of methodological approaches in the discipline, such as constitutional analysis, rights-based approaches, spatial/geographical analysis, immersive methodologies and autoethnography, which will aid in the practical critique and re-imagining of Environmental Law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 275.00   Web: $ 247.50
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  3. Contract and Regulation

    Contract and Regulation

    Edited by Roger Brownsword, Rob A.J. van Gestel, Hans-W. Micklitz
    Contract and Regulation: A Handbook on New Methods of Law Making in Private Law sheds light on the darker side of contracts. It begins by exploring the ‘regulatory space’ in which projects are planned, deals are done, and goods and services are consumed, then shows how a ‘bottom-up’ approach can be adopted in order to view this transactional space through the eyes of contractors. The expert contributors explore modes of governance that do not fit nicely into traditional contract theory, paying special attention to three key examples: governance and codes of conduction, networks and relations, compliance and use. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 218.00   Web: $ 196.20
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  4. Research Methods in Human Rights

    Research Methods in Human Rights

    Edited by Bård A. Andreassen, Hans-Otto Sano, Siobhán McInerney-Lankford
    Methodological discussion has largely been neglected in human rights research, with legal scholars in particular tending to address research methods and methodological reflection implicitly rather than explicitly. This book advances thinking on human rights methodology, offering instruction and guidance on the methodological options for human rights research. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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