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  • 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

  • Linguistic Diversity and European Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Anne Lise Kjær, Silvia Adamo

    What role does linguistic diversity play in European democratic and legal processes? Is it an obstacle to deliberative democracy and a hindrance to legal certainty, or a cultural and economic asset and a prerequisite for the free movement of citizens? This book examines the tensions and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Resolving Disputes about Educational Provision

    A Comparative Perspective on Special Educational Needs, 1st Edition

    By Neville Harris, Sheila Riddell

    With contributions by recognised experts in the field of education law, this book is a comparative study of the resolution of special education disputes, including via mediation. It analyses the varying approaches in England, Scotland, the US and the Netherlands and addresses major questions of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • From Transnational Relations to Transnational Laws

    Northern European Laws at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Shaheen Sardar Ali, Anne Griffiths

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    This book approaches law as a process embedded in transnational personal, religious, communicative and economic relationships that mediate between international, national and local practices, norms and values. It uses the concept "living law" to describe the multiplicity of norms manifest in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Community, Space and Online Censorship

    Regulating Pornotopia, 1st Edition

    By Scott Beattie

    Internet censorship is a controversial topic - while the media periodically sounds alarms at the dangers of online life, the uncontrollable nature of the internet makes any kind of pervasive regulatory control impossible. This book compares the Australian solution, a set of laws which have been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Policing Cooperation Across Borders

    Comparative Perspectives on Law Enforcement within the EU and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Saskia Hufnagel

    This book provides new insights into police cooperation from a comparative socio-legal perspective. It presents a broad analysis of comparable police cooperation strategies in two systems: the EU and Australia. The evolution of regulatory trends and cooperation models is analysed for both systems…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, Ulrika Andersson

    Taking a cross-cultural perspective, this book explores how privatization and globalization impact contemporary feminist and social justice approaches to public responsibility. Feminist legal theorists have long problematized divisions between the private and the political, an issue with growing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Church and State in Western Society

    Established Church, Cooperation and Separation, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Eberle

    The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship. Focusing on the United Kingdom, where there is official recognition of one religion by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Central and Eastern Europe After Transition

    Towards a New Socio-legal Semantics, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Sadurski

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    How have national identities changed, developed and reacted in the wake of transition from communism to democracy in Central and Eastern Europe? Central and Eastern Europe After Transition defines and examines new autonomous differences adopted at the state and the supranational level in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Ethnic Diversity and Federalism

    Constitution Making in South Africa and Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Yonatan Tesfaye Fessha

    How federalism can be used to provide recognition and accommodate ethnic groups is an important topic, not only in Africa, but in multi-ethnic communities around the world. Examining how institutions of multi-ethnic states have been designed to accommodate ethnic diversity while at the same time…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Cultural Difference on Trial

    The Nature and Limits of Judicial Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Connolly

    Cultural Difference on Trial: The Nature and Limits of Judicial Understanding comprises a sustained philosophical exploration of the capacity of the modern liberal democratic legal system to understand the thought and practice of those culturally different minorities who come before it as claimants…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Immigration, Integration and the Law

    The Intersection of Domestic, EU and International Legal Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Clíodhna Murphy

    This book examines the role and impact of EU, international human rights and refugee law on national laws and policies for integration and argues for a broad understanding of the relationship between integration and the law. It analyses the legal foundations of integration at the international and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

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