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  1. Comparative Law Methodology

    Comparative Law Methodology

    Edited by Maurice Adams, Jaakko Husa, Marieke Oderkerk
    This important two-volume collection draws together the most significant and instructive articles relating to comparative law methodology and offers vast and comprehensive coverage of practices, principles, methods and sources in comparative legal research. The first volume deals with preliminary considerations such as the aims of research and the questions one should ask, as well as how to select objects for comparison and formulate a research plan. The second volume focuses on the comparative research of regulation, description, and explanation, along with discussion on functionalism, quantitative approaches, translation issues, legal transplants and global challenges. Together with an original introduction by the editors that frames the articles and helps the reader to navigate them successfully, this collection offers a balanced body of seminal research which will benefit legal scholars, students, and all who are undertaking, or seeking to evaluate, comparative legal research. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 795.00   Web: $ 715.50
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  2. Environmental Taxation and the Law

    Environmental Taxation and the Law

    Edited by Janet E. Milne
    Economics shapes environmental pricing theory, but the law translates theory into reality. This two-volume collection brings together carefully selected classic and cutting edge articles from around the world that delve into the legal design features of environmental tax instruments, how governments define the legal authority to use environmental taxation, the legal conundrums of border tax adjustments under WTO law and the place of environmental taxation among other environmental regimes. Influential articles cover a wide range of environmental and legal issues that recur across continents, with carbon taxes and climate change taking centre stage as important case studies. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this timely compilation is an essential resource for those working in the field, whether they are trained in law, economics, political science, environmental science or public finance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 880.00   Web: $ 792.00
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  3. Intellectual Property and the Public Domain

    Intellectual Property and the Public Domain

    Edited by Robert P. Merges, Amy L. Landers
    This single volume is an authoritative collection of scholarship examining many facets of the public domain. This publication collects key papers which examine the various justifications for a rich repository of publicly-available information, including policies favoring robust competition, free speech, and scientific and technological advance. It also explores problems in ensuring access to public domain works, as well as commons management mechanisms. Perspectives on the dynamic between the public domain and the creation of new works are also presented. With an original introduction by the editors, this insightful book provides students and researchers with a consideration of the public domain as an important topic in its own right as well as shedding light on the underlying rationales of intellectual property law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 395.00   Web: $ 355.50
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  4. Comparative Contract Law

    Comparative Contract Law

    Edited by John O. Haley
    As cross-border transactions expand in our contemporary global economy, the significance of comparative contract law is evermore apparent. In addition the role of lawyers in transactional counselling as well as dispute resolution has become increasingly prominent. Appreciation of the principal similarities and differences between the two major subdivisions of Common Law—the United States and the British Commonwealth—and Civil Law—French versus German law—has thus become imperative. Together with an original introduction by the editor this compilation of classic key papers by leading scholars endeavours to facilitate such appreciation and will prove an essential reference point for students, researchers and policymakers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  5. Environmental and Energy Law

    Environmental and Energy Law

    Edited by Jorge E. Viñuales, Emma Lees
    This three-volume research collection covers the main topics and dimensions of environmental and energy law in its contemporary expression. It provides foundational material for those interested in understanding the development of the field and conducting research on the myriad of questions raised by transitions to sustainability. Particular emphasis is placed on the systematisation of the material. Volume 1 focuses on international dimensions, covering principles, substantive areas of regulation and implementation techniques. Volume 2 covers the European dimensions broadly understood, including EU law and other regional approaches (the UNECE and the Council of Europe), and distinguishing sector-specific and transversal regulation. Volume 3 focuses on the domestic, comparative and transnational dimensions and major questions arising from selected jurisdictions. Edited by two leading experts in the field, this collection will provide a solid foundation for the study of environmental and energy law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,275.00   Web: $ 1,147.50
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  6. The Economics of Recession

    The Economics of Recession

    Edited by Arturo Estrella
    This timely two-volume set offers a broad selection of important readings from the existing literature addressing several fundamental questions about recessions. These include what a recession is, the causes and effects of recessions, how to identify and predict recessions, and how to manage the associated risks. An original introduction by the editor provides a general overview of the subject, detailed analysis of the readings, discussion of policy implications and acknowledgement of the areas where further research is required. This authoritative collection will be an invaluable source of reference for academics, scholars and practitioners alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 780.00   Web: $ 702.00
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  7. The Economic Theory of Incentives

    The Economic Theory of Incentives

    Edited by David Martimort
    This comprehensive two-volume research collection recaps major literary contributions to the economic theory of incentives. The carefully selected papers spanning forty years analyse and review collective decision problems in the context of asymmetric information, moral hazard and incomplete contracting. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this collection would be a valuable addition to the bookshelves of any serious scholar and student in the field. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,025.00   Web: $ 922.50
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  8. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

    Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

    Edited by Linda J. Silberman, Franco Ferrari
    This Research Collection offers a 24-article tour of the topics surrounding the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Edited by two leading experts in the field, the collection explores different approaches to, and comparative perspectives of, judgment recognition and enforcement. Topics covered include the special issues of the revenue rule and the role of public law, the effects of fraud, the scope of preclusion, and the impact of class actions. The collection also looks to the future, considering possible solutions to harmonizing recognition and enforcement and assessing how the development of human rights may impact judgement recognition and enforcement. Prefaced by an original and informative introduction by the editors, this collection is an essential resource for those studying, researching or practicing in this area. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 495.00   Web: $ 445.50
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  9. China and the Global Economy

    China and the Global Economy

    Edited by Shahid Yusuf
    China’s global economic footprint is large and growing. In recent years, China has contributed a third or more to the growth of the global economy following its meteoric rise starting in the 1980s and gathering momentum in the 1990s. China has convincingly demonstrated the efficacy of investment and export-led growth as a model of development and has achieved economic stardom using a mix of industrial, trade and exchange rate policies within the framework of a gradually reforming socialist market economy. The chapters in this volume written by prominent China scholars and economists as well as an original introduction by a world-leading expert, explore China’s economy. This collection will be an invaluable resource for China watchers and to researchers, students and policymakers interested in learning from East Asia’s development, understanding how China transformed its economy and wondering as to how China might come to grips with the challenges ahead. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  10. Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Karen Hulme
    Forming part of a major series by Edward Elgar Publishing, Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict selects the most important and influential research articles relating to the protection of the environment in armed conflict. The book plots the trajectory of research on this issue from early weapons impacts and the Vietnam War, to the first major challenge for wartime environmental protections in the Gulf Conflict, liability for harm and possible future directions. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  11. Globalisation and Democracy

    Globalisation and Democracy

    Edited by Jonathan Michie
    There could hardly be a more appropriate time in world history to be revisiting the issues of globalisation and democracy. After almost two centuries of what might be regarded as globalisation in the current usage of the term, has fallen into disrepute. Voters have used the ballot box to reject both the concept of globalisation and the mainstream parties that promoted it. The UK voted to leave the EU, in the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum, and the US elected Donald Trump as President. This collection brings together the key writings on globalisation and democracy exploring the progression of globalisation as well as themes such as employment, international trade, technology and the environment amongst other important issues. This collection provides both scholarly and lay readers an opportunity to analyse how globalisation has impacted the world we live in today. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,220.00   Web: $ 1,098.00
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  12. Agency and Partnership Law

    Agency and Partnership Law

    Edited by Mark J. Loewenstein, Robert W. Hillman
    This magisterial three-volume set presents the leading academic articles on agency law and partnership law, both classic and contemporary, serving as a valuable research tool for scholars and practitioners. The collection begins by focusing on topics such as the fundamental concepts of agency law, the fiduciary duties of agents, indemnification, vicarious liability and notice. It moves on to discussion of several important issues relating to partnership law, such as statutory development and reform, the entity-aggregate debate and single-person partnership. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the most significant matters in the fields of agency and partnership law. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 1,255.00   Web: $ 1,129.50
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  13. Employment Law and Intellectual Property Law

    Employment Law and Intellectual Property Law

    Edited by Ann L. Monotti
    This collection includes twenty-four articles published over a period that spans almost seventy years and is related to the law in three jurisdictions. The volume is divided into five parts and brings together influential and significant scholarly work in this exciting field. The material examines various themes that arise at the points at which employment and intellectual property laws converge: historical perspectives on employee inventions; rationales for default rules; allocation of ownership of employee creation; restraints and employee mobility and discusses university approaches and issues. With an original introduction by the editor, this timely collection will be a valuable source of reference for students, academics and practitioners interested in employment and intellectual property law. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 450.00   Web: $ 405.00
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  14. Biological Economics

    Biological Economics

    Edited by Andrew W. Lo, Zhang Ruixun
    This two-volume set brings together a unique collection of key publications at the intersection of biology and economics, two disciplines that share a common subject: Homo sapiens. Beginning with Thomas Malthus-whose dire predictions of mass starvation due to population growth influenced Charles Darwin-economists have routinely used biological arguments in their models and methods. This collection summarizes the most important of these developments, including articles in sociobiology, evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology, behavioral economics and finance, neuroeconomics, and behavioral genomics. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this important research collection will appeal to economists, biologists, and practitioners looking to develop a deeper understanding of the limits of Homo Economicus. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 887.00   Web: $ 798.30
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  15. International Polar Law

    International Polar Law

    Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, Alan D. Hemmings
    International Polar Law brings together seminal articles and essays on the law of the polar regions. This single volume traces the historical development of polar law in the Arctic and Antarctic and then analyses in detail the specific legal regimes that have developed for both regions. Common elements assist in the assessment of recent and future developments in international polar law as it has evolved from a narrow legal discourse into one that reflects a significant body of international law for regions that have increasing importance in global affairs. With an original introduction by the editors, this collection will be a valuable resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  16. Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law

    Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law

    Edited by David Freestone
    At the time of the 1972 Stockholm UN Conference on the Human Environment, the concept of sustainable development and the subject of international environmental law were virtually unknown. Since then, the importance of the subject has burgeoned, as has the number and complexity of the legal instruments that seek to address the threats posed to the planet by humankind. Deforestation, marine pollution, climate change, loss of biodiversity and similar concerns are now familiar – and still unresolved – problems. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this volume collects together for the first time a selection of key articles on the seminal issues of sustainable development and international environmental law, providing the reader with a solid understanding of the breadth and texture of the legal issues involved. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
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  17. Gender in Constitutional Law

    Gender in Constitutional Law

    Edited by Catharine A. Mackinnon
    Gender in Constitutional Law is a comprehensive three-volume collection of formative and influential scholarship in a dynamic area of legal development and social change. Compiling theoretical, empirical, and practical analyses from leading scholars, judges, and nongovernmental organizations around the world, these volumes are comparative and international in range, representative in content, and illuminating in depth. Particular attention is paid to intersectionality, culture, and custom. Mapped by an accessible, incisive introductory chapter, the collection provides basic sources and cutting-edge guidance in constitutional processes. The assembled curated works, together with the introduction, offer an invaluable cross-disciplinary research tool for generalists and specialists, scholars and practitioners, thinkers and activists, students, teachers, individuals and groups alike. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 1,056.00   Web: $ 950.40
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  18. Recent Developments in the Economics of Religion

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Religion

    Edited by Paul Oslington, Paul S. Williams, Mary Hirschfeld
    The interdisciplinary field of economics and religion has come a long way since 2003 when Edward Elgar published the pioneering volume Economics and Religion. The influence of religious ideas on the birth of economics as a discipline and its rise to cultural dominance is now widely recognized. The largely Protestant discussion has been enriched by Roman Catholic contributions stimulated by recent Papal Encyclicals. The economics of religion has now matured into a respectable subfield of economics and articles on religion regularly appear in top economics journals. Together with an original and insightful introduction to place them in context, this volume makes available the most important recent contributions to the field and will be an invaluable research resource for scholars and academics alike. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 570.00   Web: $ 513.00
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  19. Recent Developments in the Economics of Information

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Information

    Edited by Cristiano Antonelli
    This volume presents a compilation of key papers chronicling the evolution of the economics of information into the economics of knowledge. It traces the unfolding of the fertile ambiguity and ambivalence of the notion of information with the identification and eventual separation of its two basic, quite distinct meanings: knowledge and signals. It documents the progressive understanding that it is not only necessary to search, screen and understand signals, but also to assess and select them so as to distinguish between true, false and fake ones. The capability to process signals and transform them into actual information stems from the stock of competence and knowledge that individuals and organizations possess and mobilize. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be an indispensable research tool for economists and scholars alike. Learn More
    April 2018   Hardback Price: $ 525.00   Web: $ 472.50
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  20. The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    Edited by Robert Halvorsen
    The economics of nonrenewable resources addresses some of the most problematic issues concerning the sustainability of the world economy. This comprehensive one volume collection contains forty-six of the most important and influential journal articles by some of the leading scholars in the field. Subjects included are: an introduction to the economics of nonrenewable resources; theoretical foundations for the field; nonhomogeneous resources; exploration and uncertainty; market structure; taxation and global climate change. The collection concludes with a discussion of the empirical research and the extent to which nonrenewable resources constrain economic growth as well as the consistency of the theoretical predictions of Hotelling-type models with actual economic outcomes. With an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be an important resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    April 2018   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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