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  • Accountability and Transparency in the European Union

    Mind the Gap

    By Marios Costa

    Since 1999, with the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of fraud, maladministration and chronic mismanagement, accountability has been firmly placed on the political agenda of EU institutions. Yet since then various events including the non-ratification of the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

    By Kirk Junker

    For law students and lawyers to successfully understand and practice law in the US, recognition of the wider context and culture which informs the law is essential. Simply learning the legal rules and procedures in isolation is not enough without an appreciation of the culture that produced them.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 

  • Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional 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 – 2015-10-15
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Research in Corporate 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 – 2015-09-04

  • 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 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
    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 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
    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 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 Research in EU Law

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