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Forthcoming Comparative Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Europeanisation of Contract Law

    Current Controversies in Law, 2nd Edition

    By Christian Twigg-Flesner

    A process of Europeanising contract law has been driven by the legislative activity of the European Union (EU), which has adopted a string of Directives touching on various aspects of contract law, mainly consumer law. Many of these Directives have dealt with a fairly isolated aspect of...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Pathways to Judicial Power in Transitional States

    Perspectives from African Courts

    By Rachel Ellett

    This book examines the complex relationship that exists between the construction of judicial power, and the institutional characteristics of the courts and their regime setting. It examines the intriguing connection between the construction of judicial power on the one hand, and the institutional...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas

    By David Marrani

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Well-Known Trade Marks

    A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU

    By Hiroko Onishi

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    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...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    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...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    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...

    To Be Published July 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    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...

    To Be Published July 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Salim Farrar, Ghena Krayem

    The book explores the relationship between the Common Law and Shari’ah in both a historical and modern context. The book looks at the accommodation of Shari’ah Law within Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge