1. Studies in Comparative Law and Legal Culture series

    In today’s shrinking world it’s important to extend our horizons and increase our knowledge of other people’s laws. This series publishes in-depth volumes covering various aspects of private and public law in diverse legal traditions. Additionally, it seeks to encourage improved techniques and methods of comparative legal research, including the use of interdisciplinary studies. Individual volumes may deal with the law and culture not merely of well-known and frequently studied countries, but also with lesser-known, mixed, religious, and plural systems of the world. The focus ranges from important aspects of legal history, culture, and institutions to local experience and evolving legal trends.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 5
  1. Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Constitutionalism in the Americas

    Edited by Colin Crawford, Daniel Bonilla Maldonado
    Constitutionalism in the Americas unites the work of leading scholars of constitutional law, comparative law and Latin American and U.S. constitutional law to provide a critical and provocative look at the state of constitutional law across the Americas today. The diverse chapters employ a variety of methodologies – empirical, historical, philosophical and textual analysis – in the effort to provide a comprehensive look at a generation of constitutional change across two continents. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. Rights-Based Constitutional Review

    Rights-Based Constitutional Review

    Edited by John Bell, Marie-Luce Paris
    Constitutional review has become an essential feature of modern liberal democratic constitutionalism. In particular, constitutional review in the context of rights litigation has proved to be most challenging for the courts. By offering in-depth analyses on changes affecting constitutional design and constitutional adjudication, while also engaging with general theories of comparative constitutionalism, this book seeks to provide a heightened understanding of the constitutional and political responses to the issue of adaptability and endurance of rights-based constitutional review. Providing structured analyses the editors combine studies of common law and civil law jurisdictions, centralized and decentralized systems of constitutional review, and large and small jurisdictions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  3. Legal Innovations in Asia

    Legal Innovations in Asia

    Edited by John O. Haley, Toshiko Takenaka
    Legal Innovations in Asia explores how law in Asia has developed over time as a result of judicial interpretation and innovations drawn from the legal systems of foreign countries. Expert scholars from around the world offer a history of law in the region while also providing a wider context for present-day Asian law. The contributors share insightful perspectives on comparative law, the role of courts, legal transplants, intellectual property, Islamic law and other issues as they relate to the practice and study of law in Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Southeast Asia. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Edited by Jean-Bernard Auby, Emmanuel Breen, Thomas Perroud
    As in all periods of swift economic development and political upheaval, our era of globalization has brought corruption and conflicts of interest into the spotlight. This comprehensive study highlights the difficulties of devising global legislative and judicial responses to these issues. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. Order from Transfer

    Order from Transfer

    Edited by Günter Frankenberg
    Constitutional orders and legal regimes are established and changed through the importing and exporting of ideas and ideologies, norms, institutions and arguments. The contributions in this book discuss this assumption and address theoretical questions, methodological problems and political projects connected with the transfer of constitutions and law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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