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  1. Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jörg Fedtke

    Series: UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

    This book is a companion volume to Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study Volumes 1 and 2, which analysed the effect of human rights on private relationships in a range of democratic jurisdictions around the world. This book looks at a number of additional important...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 2

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jörg Fedtke

    Series: UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

    Particularly valuable for both academics and practitioners, Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study analyzes the interaction between constitutional rights, freedoms and private law. Focusing primarily on civil and political rights, an international team of constitutional and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation

    Theories and International Experiences

    Edited by Robin Hui Huang, Dirk Schoenmaker

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hinduism and Environmental Ethics

    Law, Literature, and Philosophy

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing. It presents careful, extensive, and original interpretations of passages from the Manusmrti (law), the Mahabharata (...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution Law and Practice in Asia

    Edited by Vivienne Bath, Luke Nottage

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book considers foreign investment flows in major Asian economies. It critically assesses the patterns and issues involved in the substantive law and policy environment which impact on investment flows, as well as the related dispute resolution law and practice. The book combines insights from...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia

    A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks

    By Jona Razzaque

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Public Interest Litigation in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. International Commercial Arbitration and the Arbitrator’s Contract

    By Emilia Onyema

    Series: Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

    This book examines the formation, nature and effect of the arbitrators’ contract, addressing topics such as the appointment, challenge, removal and duties and rights of arbitrators, disputing parties and arbitration institutions. The arguments made in the book are based on a semi-autonomous theory...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  11. The Judicialization of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Björn Dressel

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Over the last two decades courts have become major players in the political landscape in Asia. This book assesses what is driving this apparent trend toward judicialization in the region. It looks at the variations within the judicialization trend, and how these variations affect political practice...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  12. Law and Development in Asia

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Volume 15 (2009)

    Edited by B.S. Chimni, Miyoshi Masahiro, Javaid Rehman

    Series: Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Launched in 1991, The Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  14. New Courts in Asia

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ‘new courts’ over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ‘new courts’ under...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  15. Legal Education in Asia

    Globalization, Change and Contexts

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Kathryn Taylor

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Legal education is undergoing rapid change throughout Asia. This book is a critique of the changing nature of legal education in major Asian jurisdictions as diverse as Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore,...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  16. Human Security, Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking

    Asian and Western Perspectives

    Edited by Shiro Okubo, Louise Shelley

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    In recent years, drug use, illegal migration and human trafficking have all become more common in Asia, North America and Asia: the problems of organized crime and human trafficking are no longer confined to operating at the traditional regional level. This book fills a gap in the current...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  17. Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Volume 14 (2008)

    Edited by B.S. Chimni, Miyoshi Masahiro, Li-ann Thio

    Series: Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Launched in 1991, the Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  18. Special Economic Zones in Asian Market Economies

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have proliferated rapidly during the past decade and are set to multiply in the next – embracing not only Asia and Europe but also Africa and the Americas. This book is the first to examine the Asian experience of SEZs in China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines....

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  19. Intellectual Property, Innovation and Management in Emerging Economies

    Edited by Ruth Taplin, Alojzy Z. Nowak

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book argues that intellectual property (IP) management development and innovation are fundamental to economic development , especially in newly emerging economies which often hold vast reserves of natural resources and human knowledge that remain unprotected. It sheds light on countries that...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  20. Regulation in Asia

    Pushing Back on Globalization

    Edited by John Gillespie, Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Unlike much analysis about regulation in Asia which focuses on globalisation and the transplant effect, leaving domestic influence over commercial regulation under-researched and under-theorized, this book focuses on how local actors influence regulatory change. It explores the complex economic and...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  21. Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Volume 13 (2007)

    Edited by B.S. Chimni, Miyoshi Masahiro, Li-ann Thio

    Series: Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Launched in 1991, the Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of...

    Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge