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Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law 2nd ed

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Edited by: Jan Smits

ISBN13: 9781849804158
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845420130
Published: October 2012
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £229.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781782540373

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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 areas of law (such as administrative law and criminal law) and specific topics (such as accident compensation and consideration). In addition, the Encyclopedia contains reports on a selected set of countries legal systems and as a whole presents an overview of the current state of affairs. Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, this volume is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in comparative law, especially academics, students and practitioners.

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Comparative Law
Preface Jan M. Smits
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. Kroll
7. Assignment Brigitta Lurger
8. Australia Martin Vranken
9. Belgium Nathalie Van Leuven
10. Canada Michael Deturbide
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 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 Benedicte Fauvarque-Cosson and Alice Fournier
30. German Law Martin J. Schermaier
31. Greece Eugenia Dacoronia
32. Human Rights Law Menno 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 Eltjo Schrage and Viola Heutger
42. Legal Reasoning Jaap Hage
43. Legal Translation Gerard-Rene de Groot
44. Legal Transplants Joerg Fedtke
45. Lithuania Laura Aelepaite
46. Methodology of Comparative Law A. Esin Orucu
47. Mistake Gerhard Lubbe
48. Mixed Jurisdictions Vernon Palmer
49. Nationality Law Gerard-Rene de Groot
50. Netherlands Jan 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 Michal Gondek
55. Privacy Colm O'Cinneide, Myriam Hunter-Henin and Jorg 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