Comparative Law Products

  • Rethinking Corporate Governance

    The Law and Economics of Control Powers

    By Alessio Pacces

    The standard approach to the legal foundations of corporate governance is based on the view that corporate law promotes separation of ownership and control by protecting non-controlling shareholders from expropriation. This book takes a broader perspective by showing that investor protection is a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two powerful free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law

    3rd Edition

    By Natalie Persadie, Rajendra Ramlogan

    Now in its third edition, Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law continues to break away from the traditional English approach of treating business law primarily as the law of contract and agency. Taking a panoramic view, it explores the foundation of various legal systems before examining areas of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Commonwealth Caribbean 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Pathways to Judicial Power in Transitional States

    Perspectives from African Courts

    By Rachel Ellett

    This book examines the complex relationship that exists between the construction of judicial power, and the institutional characteristics of the courts and their regime setting. It examines the intriguing connection between the construction of judicial power on the one hand, and the institutional…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • The Europeanisation of Contract Law

    Current Controversies in Law, 2nd Edition

    By Christian Twigg-Flesner

    A process of Europeanising contract law has been driven by the legislative activity of the European Union (EU), which has adopted a string of Directives touching on various aspects of contract law, mainly consumer law. Many of these Directives have dealt with a fairly isolated aspect of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

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