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Comparative law and regulation : understanding the global regulatory process

Author: Francesca Bignami; David Zaring
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. ©2016
Series: Research handbooks in comparative law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
"Governance by regulation (rules propounded and enforced by bureaucracies) is taking a growing share of the sum total of governance. Once thought to be an American phenomenon, it is now a central form of state action in every part of the world, including Europe, Latin America, and Asia, and it is at the core of much international lawmaking. In Comparative Law and Regulation, original contributions by leading  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Bignami; David Zaring
ISBN: 1788118537 9781788118538 9781782545606 1782545603
OCLC Number: 1032314589
Notes: Originally published in 2016.
Description: xi, 592 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Historical origins of American regulatory exceptionalism / Reuel Schiller --
Regulation in the European Union / R. Daniel Kelemen --
Regulatory state in East Asia / John Ohnesorge --
Participation in the U.S. administrative process / Wendy Wagner --
Regulatory procedure and participation in the European Union / Stijn Smismans --
Impact assessment: diffusion and integration / Jonathan B. Wiener and Daniel L. Ribeiro --
Access to information in the UK and India / Ben Worthy --
Campaign enforcement style: Chinese practice in context and comparison / Benjamin van Rooij --
Can private class actions enforce marketplace regulations? Do they? Should they? / Deborah R. Hensler --
Regulation and the courts: judicial review in comparative perspective / Francesca Bignami --
Proportionality review of administrative action in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and China / Cheng-Yi Huang and David S. Law --
Structural reform litigation, regulation and the right to health in Colombia / Everaldo Lamprea, Lisa Forman and Audrey R. Chapman --
Law of lawmaking: positive political theory in comparative public law / Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy and James Fowkes --
The troubling conjunction of public and private law / Peter L. Strauss --
Performance-based regulation: concepts and challenges / Cary Coglianese --
Transplanting law in a globalized world: private transnational regulation and the legal transplant paradigm / Jodi L. Short --
How the WTO shapes the regulatory state / Gregory Shaffer --
International investment law and regulatory governance / Jason Yackee --
The emerging post-crisis paradigm for international financial regulation / David Zaring --
The integrated administrative law and governance of the European Union / Herwig C.H. Hofmann --
Governing disasters: the challenge of global disaster law and policy / Eric A. Feldman and Chelsea Fish.
Series Title: Research handbooks in comparative law.
Responsibility: edited by Francesca Bignami, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School, USA; David Zaring, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.


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