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Comparative Law By Mathias Siems (University of Durham)

Comparative Law by Mathias Siems (University of Durham)


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Comparative Law offers a thorough grounding for students and scholars of the subject, covering essential academic debates and comparative law methodology. Critically debating both traditional and modern approaches to the subject, the new edition includes a wider range of examples and further discussion of the global dimension of comparative law.

Comparative Law Summary

Comparative Law by Mathias Siems (University of Durham)

Comparative Law offers a thorough grounding in the subject for students and scholars of comparative law alike, critically debating both traditional and modern approaches to the subject and using examples from a range of legal systems gives the reader a truly global perspective. Covering essential academic debates and comparative law methodology, its contextualised approach draws on examples from politics, economics and development studies to provide an original contribution to topics of comparative law. This new edition: is fully revised and updated throughout to reflect contemporary research, contains more examples from many areas of law and there is also an increased discussion of the relevance of regional, international, transnational and global laws for comparative law. Suitable for students taking courses in comparative law and related fields, this book offers a fresh contextualised and cosmopolitan perspective on the subject.

About Mathias Siems (University of Durham)

Mathias Siems is a Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Durham. He is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, a Research Associate at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics, Birkbeck, University of London, and an Invited Fellow at the Maastricht European Law Institute. He has previously held positions as professor at the University of East Anglia, reader at the University of Edinburgh, associate professor at the Riga Graduate School of Law, Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, and Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Support for the first edition of this book was provided by the Philip Leverhulme Prize 2010.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I. Traditional Comparative Law: 2. The comparative legal method; 3. Common law and civil law; 4. Mapping the world's legal systems; Part II. Extending the Methods of Comparative Law: 5. Postmodern comparative law; 6. Socio-legal comparative law; 7. Numerical comparative law; Part III. Global Comparative Law: 8. Legal transplants; 9. Convergence, regionalisation, and internationalisation; 10. From transnational law to global law; 11. Comparative law and development; Part IV. Comparative Law as an Open Subject: 12. Implicit comparative law; 13. Reflections and outlook.

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GOR011793978
9781316633557
1316633551
Comparative Law by Mathias Siems (University of Durham)
Used - Like New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2018-04-12
528
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