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Elgar encyclopedia of comparative law

Author: J M Smits
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2012.
Series: Elgar original reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Containing newly updated versions of existing entries and adding several important new entries, this second edition of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law takes stock of present-day comparative law scholarship. Written by leading authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover and combine not only questions regarding the methodology of comparative law, but also specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elgar encyclopedia of comparative law.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2012
(OCoLC)795182387
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J M Smits
ISBN: 9781781006108 1781006105 9781283698931 1283698935
OCLC Number: 812275755
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Accident compensation / Michael G. Faure --
2. Administrative law / Hanns Peter Nehl --
3. Agency and representation / Hendrik Verhagen and Laura Macgregor --
4. The aims of comparative law / H. Patrick Glenn --
5. American law (United States) / Ralf Michaels --
6. Arbitration / Stefan M. Kröll --
7. Assignment / Brigitta Lurger --
8. Australia / Martin Vranken --
9. Belgium / Nathalie Van Leuven --
10. Canada / Michael Deturbide and Elizabeth J. Hughes --
11. China / Junwei Fu --
12. Civil procedure / C.H. (Remco) van Rhee and Remme Verkerk --
13. Commercial regulation / Luke Nottage --
14. Common law / Geoffrey Samuel --
15. Comparative law and economics / Raffaele Caterina --
16. Competition law / Damien Geradin --
17. Consideration / James Gordley --
18. Constitutional law / Monica Claes --
19. Consumer protection / Stephen Weatherill --
20. Coordination of legal systems / Arnald J. Kanning --
21. Corporate responsibility / Cynthia A. Williams --
22. Criminal law and criminal procedure / Thomas Weigend --
23. The Czech Republic / Bohumil Havel --
24. Damages (in tort) / Siewert D. Lindenbergh --
25. England and Wales / Damian Smith and William Bull --
26. European Civil Code / Nils Jansen and Lukas Rademacher --
27. Family law / David Bradley --
28. Finland / Pia Letto-Vanamo --
29. France / Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson and Alice Fournier --
30. German law / Helge Dedek and Martin J. Schermaier --
31. Greece / Eugenia Dacoronia --
32. Human rights law / Menno T. Kamminga --
33. Insolvency law / Bob Wessels --
34. Insurance law / Herman Cousy --
35. Interpretation of contracts / Jacques H. Herbots --
36. Israel / Gabriela Shalev --
37. Italy / Barbara Pozzo --
38. Japanese law / Masaki Abe and Luke Nottage --
39. Legal culture / David Nelken --
40. Legal families / Jaakko Husa --
41. Legal history and comparative law / Viola Heutger and Eltjo Schrage --
42. Legal reasoning / Jaap Hage --
43. Legal translation / Gerard-René de Groot --
44. Legal transplants / Jörg Fedtke --
45. Lithuania / Laura Šlepaitė --
46. Methodology of comparative law / A. Esin Örücü --
47. Mistake / Gerhard Lubbe --
48. Mixed jurisdictions / Vernon Valentine Palmer --
49. Nationality law / Gerard-René de Groot --
50. The Netherlands / Jan M. Smits --
51. Offer and acceptance inter absentes / Franco Ferrari --
52. Personal and real security / J.H.M. (Sjef) van Erp --
53. Personality rights / Johann Neethling --
54. Poland / Michał Gondek --
55. Privacy / Colm O'Cinneide, Myriam Hunter-Henin and Jörg Fedtke --
56. Private international law / Horatia Muir Watt --
57. Product liability / Geraint Howells --
58. Property and real rights / J. Michael Milo --
59. Public law / Jacques Ziller --
60. Remedies for breach of contract / Marco Torsello --
61. Russian law / William E. Butler --
62. Scots law / Hector L. MacQueen --
63. Social security / Frans Pennings --
64. South Africa / Jacques E. du Plessis --
65. Spain / Antoni Vaquer --
66. Statutory interpretation / Stefan Vogenauer --
67. Supervening events and force majeure / Martin Schmidt-Kessel and Katrin Mayer --
68. Sweden / Rolf Dotevall --
69. Switzerland / Pascal Pichonnaz --
70. Tax law / Victor Thuronyi --
71. Tort law in general / Ulrich Magnus --
72. Transfer of movable property / Lars van Vliet --
73. Transnational law, evolving / Peer Zumbansen --
74. Trust law / Marius J. de Waal --
75. Turkey / Z. Derya Tarman --
76. Unjustified enrichment / Daniel Visser.
Series Title: Elgar original reference.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of comparative law
Responsibility: [edited by] Jan M. Smits.

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