Legal Culture David Nelken 35. It is rather, as the editor Jan Smits puts it, 'a first entry into a field of law, a specific topic or a legal system'. Single-handedly, Smits has reviewed and checked this immense work to bring it to its final high standard in quality and accuracy and selection of laws. Agency and Representation Hendrik Verhagen and Laura Macgregor 4. Privacy Colm O'Cinneide, Myriam Hunter-Henin and Joerg Fedtke 51. Personal and Real Security J.
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. However, increasing globalization, whether of commerce or culture, makes it imperative that citizens learn more about the law of other countries. Legal Families Jaakko Husa 41. Human Rights Law Menno T. Their combined experience and effort should reward even the most demanding of readers. At one time it was a field of limited interest and academic participation. England and Wales Damian Smith 24.
Again, we would stress the value of this 1,000 page encyclopedia for researchers into this rapidly changing and increasingly significant area of law. As a result, the entries and the scholarship and insights contained therein have been carefully selected for their current utility and significance. 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. At one time it was a field of limited interest and academic participation. Family Law David Bradley 28.
England and Wales Damian Smith and William Bull 26. Legal Transplants Joerg Fedtke 45. Constitutional Law Monica Claes 18. Fourth: there are the reports on the legal systems of specific countries, from Australia and China to South Africa, Spain, Sweden Switzerland and Turkey. I have little doubt that I can speak for the worldwide community of comparative lawyers in saying that the Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law is eagerly awaited.
Property and Real Rights J. Remco van Rhee and Remme Verkerk 13. Written by authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover 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. I agree with many of the arguments and disagree with others. That is the premise of this comprehensive new research tool designed for general readers. Legal History and Comparative Law Viola Heutger and Eltjo Schrage 42.
Edited by Professor Jan Smits of Maastricht University the Encyclopedia is the work of an extremely strong international team of noted specialists. Tax Law Victor Thuronyi 71. This is the nature of healthy adolescence. This new edition has updated to include re-written entries and entirely new ones. Patrick Glenn's article offers further insights into the nature and aims of comparative law. Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Thomas Weigend 21. In addition it has reports on the legal systems of selected countries.
The list includes some of the most accomplished comparatists of our time, as well as many of the rising stars of the new generation. Like most or all the other chapters, his is logically structured to include an introduction supported by a wealth of further detail, and an extensive bibliography. Personal and Real Security J. Writing in 'The Criminal Lawyer', Sally Ramage calls it 'a treasure trove of honed knowledge of the laws of many countries', adding that 'there is not another as comprehensive in its coverage as Elgar's'. At one time it was a field of limited interest and academic participation. Second: there are entries dealing with such methodological questions as, for example, the idea of a European Civil Code.
Damages in tort Siewert D. The list includes some of the most accomplished comparatists of our time, as well as many of the rising stars of the new generation. Legal Translation Gerard-Rene de Groot 39. The Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law is a treasure-trove of honed knowledge of the laws of many countries. Remco van Rhee and Remme Verkerk 12. This is the nature of healthy adolescence. Their combined experience and effort should reward even the most demanding of readers.
The bibliographies are vast and the book is rendered all the easier to navigate by virtue of its detailed thirty-five page index. Their combined experience and effort should reward even the most demanding of readers. I am immensely grateful to Professor Smits. The subject is just too vast. Competition Law Damien Geradin 16. Supervening Events and Force Majeure Martin Schmidt-Kessel and Katrin Mayer 68.