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  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courts

    Lost in Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Pascale Fournier

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr. Although…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Introduction to Business Law in Russia

    1st Edition

    By Vladimir Orlov

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of business law in Russia. It presents an introduction to the Russian legal system in general before going on to provide a thorough analysis of the key aspects such as regulation, taxation, competition, contracts, intellectual property law, among many…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Grillo, Roger Ballard, Alessandro Ferrari, André J. Hoekema, Marcel Maussen, Prakash Shah

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges legal practice, how legal practice responds to that challenge, and how practice is changing in the encounter with the cultural diversity occasioned by large-scale, post-war immigration.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • From Cape Town to Kabul

    Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women's Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Penelope Andrews

    Using her experience of living under apartheid and witnessing its downfall and the subsequent creation of new governments in South Africa, the author examines and compares gender inequality in societies undergoing political and economic transformation. By applying this process of legal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Shari’a Law in Commercial and Banking Arbitration

    Law and Practice in Saudi Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Abdulrahman Yahya Baamir

    This book provides an analysis of how commercial and banking disputes can be settled under the Islamic regime for arbitration. The work focuses on the Saudi legal system as representative of Shari'a law in commercial and banking arbitration, and where relevant, makes comparisons with the settlement…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality

    Investigating the Triangle of Racial, Gender and Disability Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawson

    Edited by Dagmar Schiek

    This book contributes to a critical reflection of current legislative and jurisprudential developments in Non-Discrimination Law, focusing on the European Union. The book is focused on intersectionality between gender, race and disability and the question of whether, and to what extent, this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Export of Legal Education

    Its Promise and Impact in Transition Countries, 1st Edition

    By D. Wes Rist

    Edited by Ronald A. Brand

    This collection is the multifaceted result of an effort to learn from those who have been educated in an American law school and who then returned to their home countries to apply the lessons of that experience in nations experiencing social, economic, governmental, and legal transition. Written by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Political Parties and Elections

    Legislating for Representative Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anika Gauja

    Political Parties and Elections presents a comparative analysis of the ways in which advanced industrial democracies seek to regulate the activities of political parties in electoral contests. Actual political practice suggests that parties are crucial actors in democratic elections, yet the nature…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Myriam Hunter-Henin

    This collection considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges and redefines national constitutional and legal frameworks and concepts, within the context of education. It offers a critical reflection on the extent and meanings given to religious freedom in education across…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Culture Clash

    An International Legal Perspective on Ethnic Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    The globalization process has foregrounded ethnic discrimination as an increasingly important area of law around the world. Allowing a better understanding of the issue of ethnic discrimination and inequality, this book offers a comparative analysis of legislation impacting ethnic equality in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Crimes Against The State

    From Treason to Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    In the post-2001 context of economic and political conflict, this book presents a timely and detailed examination of the role of the criminal law in the protection of the existing order from political dissent and destabilization. It reviews offences such as rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Hidden Order of Corruption

    An Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Donatella della Porta, Alberto Vannucci

    When corruption is exposed, unknown aspects are revealed which allow us to better understand its structures and informal norms. This book investigates the hidden order of corruption, looking at the invisible codes and mechanisms that govern and stabilize the links between corrupters and corruptees.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

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