Comparative Law Products

  • A Test of Faith?

    Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi

    Issues of religious diversity in the workplace have become very topical and have been raised before domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Examining the controversial and constantly evolving position of religion in the workplace, this collection brings together chapters by legal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Policing Pregnancy

    The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Sheena Meredith

    Are pregnant women entitled to the same rights of self-determination and bodily integrity as other adults? This is the fundamental question underlying recent high-profile legal interventions in situations when pregnant women and healthcare staff do not agree on management options or appropriate…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Regulating Marriage Migration into the UK

    A Stranger in the Home, 1st Edition

    By Helena Wray

    Marriage migration is a controversial and problematic issue in the UK as elsewhere in Europe. This timely analysis is a comprehensive examination of the regulation of marriage migration into the UK. With international relevance, the book uses the analysis to examine the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Constitutions in the Global Financial Crisis

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Xenophon Contiades

    This book is the first to address the multi-faceted influence of the global financial crisis on the national constitutions of the countries most affected. By tracing the impact of the crisis on formal and informal constitutional change, sovereignty issues, fundamental rights protection, regulatory…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Comparative Legal Linguistics

    Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas, 2nd Edition

    By Heikki E.S. Mattila

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Logic of Innovation

    Intellectual Property, and What the User Found There, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    The Logic of Innovation examines not merely the supposed problem of the efficacy and relevance of intellectual property, and the nature of innovation and creativity in a digital environment, but also the very circumstances of that inquiry itself. Social life has itself become a sphere of production…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • Hernando de Soto and Property in a Market Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by D. Benjamin Barros

    Hernando de Soto is one of the world's leading public intellectuals. His books The Mystery of Capital and The Other Path have had a tremendous impact on debates about international development, but his work also has been controversial. One of de Soto's core ideas is that the institution of private…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Law, Property and Society

  • Globalization and New International Public Works Agreements in Developing Countries

    An Analytical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed A.M. Ismail

    This book scrutinizes the new legal nature and stipulations of International Public Works Agreements and provides an in-depth analysis of new forms of infrastructure agreements which have been created in developing countries, such as PPPs. The volume also examines the direct impact of the new…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • At the Edge of Law

    Emergent and Divergent Models of Legal Professionalism, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Francis

    Following significant changes in the legal profession since the 1980s, how do new organizational forms and actors at the edge of the law impact upon our understanding of the changing nature of the core values of mainstream legal professionalism? This methodological approach brings together a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Constitutional Evolution in Central and Eastern Europe

    Expansion and Integration in the EU, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H.E. Morawa

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    This book examines EU enlargement by studying how domestic constitutional evolution in the new member states contributes to European integration. In contrast to the usual top-down analytical pattern, it reverses the paradigm by looking at constitutional developments and dynamics from the bottom-up,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • The Criminal Law of Genocide

    International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Paul Behrens

    Edited by Ralph Henham

    This collection of essays presents a contextual view of genocide. The authors, who are academic authorities and practitioners in the field, explore the legal treatment, but also the social and political concepts and historical dimensions of the crime. They also suggest alternative justice solutions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Exploring Courtroom Discourse

    The Language of Power and Control, 1st Edition

    By Le Cheng

    Edited by Anne Wagner

    This volume presents a combination of practical, empirical research data and theoretical reflection to provide a comparative view of language and discourse in the courtroom. The work explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of "Power and Control"…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

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