Law: Business & Company Law

  • The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914 book cover

    The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914

    1st Edition

    By Richard Adelstein

    Central economic planning is often associated with failed state socialism, and modern capitalism celebrated as its antithesis. This book shows that central planning is not always, or even primarily, a state enterprise, and that the giant industrial corporations that dominated the American economy…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Life Science Industries: A Twentieth Century History book cover

    Intellectual Property Rights and the Life Science Industries

    A Twentieth Century History, 1st Edition

    By Graham Dutfield

    This book analyses the history of the international patent regime and the life science industries, both of which can be traced back to the late 19th century. The development of patent law is inextricably linked to expanding capacities to elucidate, manipulate and commercially exploit the molecular…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Corporate Governance in Government Corporations book cover

    Corporate Governance in Government Corporations

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Whincop

    Many governments across the world have responded to the need for greater efficiency in the delivery of government services by the reorganization of these bureaucracies along the lines of for-profit business corporations. In doing so, governments have relied on the capacity for governance practices…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • A Philosophy of Intellectual Property book cover

    A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drahos

    Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world’s knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for justice of allowing this property form to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Changing Nature of Corporate Social Responsibility: CSR and Development – The Case of Mauritius book cover

    The Changing Nature of Corporate Social Responsibility

    CSR and Development – The Case of Mauritius, 1st Edition

    By Renginee Pillay

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has increasingly been promoted as an important mechanism for furthering economic and social development goals in developing countries. In such an optimistic climate, questions arise as to whether CSR can bear the weight of the increasing expectations being…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Law, Corporate Governance and Partnerships at Work: A Study of Australian Regulatory Style and Business Practice book cover

    Law, Corporate Governance and Partnerships at Work

    A Study of Australian Regulatory Style and Business Practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Mitchell, Anthony O'Donnell, Shelley Marshall, Ian Ramsay

    This book examines how businesses manage their labour systems, and particularly how they manage the complex interaction of factors which give rise to instances of 'partnership' style relations between businesses and their employees. The book draws from the literature concerning 'Varieties of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Mountain Resorts: Ecology and the Law book cover

    Mountain Resorts

    Ecology and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Julia LeMense

    Edited by Janet E. Milne

    Mountains are the home of significant ecological resources - wildlife habitat, higher elevation plant systems, steep slopes, delicate soils and water systems. These resources are subject to very visible and growing pressures, most of which are caused by the unique features of mountains. Using as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domain book cover

    Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    The contributors in this volume address the fundamental relationship between the state and its citizens, and among the people themselves. Discussion centers on a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Kelo v. City of New London. This case involved the use of eminent…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Law, Property and Society

  • Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law Analysis book cover

    Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Femi Alese

    This book provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of US Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law. It is encyclopaedic in coverage: examining every constituent element of the law and landmark decisions from the perspectives of economics and policy goals, explaining their implications for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • State Agency and the Patenting of Life in International Law: Merchants and Missionaries in a Global Society book cover

    State Agency and the Patenting of Life in International Law

    Merchants and Missionaries in a Global Society, 1st Edition

    By Bita Amani

    How should a state respond to competing international obligations where the patenting of life is concerned? Following the institutionalization of Intellectual Property in the world trading system under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), states face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Discourse and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Issues, Challenges and Prospects book cover

    Discourse and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration

    Issues, Challenges and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Christopher N. Candlin

    Edited by Vijay K. Bhatia

    It is increasingly held that international commercial arbitration is becoming colonized by litigation. This book addresses, in a range of ways and from various locations and sites, those aspects of arbitration practice that are considered crucial for its integrity as an institution and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Cyber Consumer Law and Unfair Trading Practices book cover

    Cyber Consumer Law and Unfair Trading Practices

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Coteanu

    Of great interest to practitioners, policymakers and academics - as well as to consumers and traders in general - this timely work addresses all important legal and practical issues that arise in connection with online trading. This important work outlines the existing legislation and legal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

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