Comparative Law Products

  • Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships

    Money Matters

    Edited by Susan Millns, Simone Wong

    At a time of global and domestic economic crisis, the financial aspects of domestic and familial relationships are more important and more strained than ever before. The focus of this book is on the distribution of wealth and poverty in traditional and non-traditional familial relationships. The…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It evaluates China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language sources. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Multinational Integration, Cultural Identity and Regional Self-Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility for regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop, and roundtable with political representatives…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands

    By Godfrey Baldacchino

    Since the coming into force of the United Nations Law of the Sea, states have been targeting outlying islands to expand their exclusive economic zones, simultaneously stirring up strident nationalism when such plans clash with those of neighbouring states. No such actions have brought the world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    By Olufolahan Adeleke

    International investment law has experienced major developments over the last few years. While a large number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) form the core of African investment treaties, the rise in regional trade agreements as well as changing shifts in domestic law approaches would…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Well-Known Trade Marks

    A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU

    By Hiroko Onishi

    This book considers the effectiveness of well-known trade mark protection at an international level. It particularly considers EU trade mark law from Japanese perspectives, and provides a practical and critical overview of trade mark law in Japan, including the historical development of the law and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Regulating Preventive Justice

    Principle, Policy and Paradox

    Edited by Tamara Tulich, Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Simon Bronitt, Sarah Murray

    Like medicine, law is replete with axioms of prevention. ‘Prevention is better than cure’ has a long pedigree in both fields. 17th century jurist Sir Edward Coke observed that ‘preventing justice excelleth punishing justice’. A century later, Sir William Blackstone similarly stated that ‘preventive…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge

  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

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