Comparative Law Products

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Corruption, Social Sciences and the Law

    Exploration across the disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ellis

    The problem of corruption, however described, dates back thousands of years. Professionals working in areas such as development studies, economics and political studies, were the first to most actively analyse and publish on the topic of corruption and its negative impacts on economies, societies…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    1st Edition

    By Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gómez Ligüerre, Lela Mélon

    Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a '…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law

    The Obama Era and Its Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen, Johannes Saurer

    This book analyzes developments in the jurisprudence of the US Supreme Court in the Obama era. It follows three main threads. First, it seeks to describe and characterize the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence in this period. Second, it assesses factors influencing developments in the jurisprudence.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context, 1st Edition

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful, and above all lawful practices engaged in policing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Counter-Terrorist Financing Law and Policy

    An analysis of Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Burke Uğur Başaranel, Umut Türkşen

    Since the 9/11 attacks the world has witnessed the creation of both domestic and international legal instruments designed to disrupt and interdict the financial activities of terrorists. This book analyses the counter-terrorist financing law (CTF), policy and practice at the national level,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Corruption in the Global Era

    Causes, Sources and Forms of Manifestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Pasculli, Nicholas Ryder

    Corruption is a globalising phenomenon. Not only is it rapidly expanding globally but, more significantly, its causes, its means and forms of perpetration and its effects are more and more rooted in the many developments of globalisation. The Panama Papers, the FIFA scandals and the Petrobras case…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally, these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

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