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A Comparative Inquiry

The Legitimacy of European Constitutional Orders is a systematic and comparative study of European constitutional orders, which takes into consideration the national constitutional trajectories of European countries, as well as the defining power of EU law. Drawing on a wealth of case studies, this book explores the conceptual tools needed to undertake comparative reconstruction and assessment of national and supranational constitutional developments in the European context.

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Past, Present and Future

This fascinating book examines international business and multinational enterprise as part of a bigger picture, considering the importance of two main components: space and time. Summarising the past five years, Mark Casson reviews the changing role of multinational enterprises within the global economy and how leading firms have generated profitability and growth not only from innovations in technology and marketing, but also by exploiting legal loopholes in tax and regulatory systems.

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This original book fills a significant gap in legal literature by providing an exploration of research methodologies in public law; a field of research in which research methods are becoming increasingly prominent and sophisticated. Featuring thoughtful chapters written by leading scholars in the field, this book provides a thorough explanation of the key features, characteristics, and challenges of distinct methodological approaches to public law research.

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In the Shadowland of Legality and Illegality

Through its careful consideration of the status of armed groups within a complex legal landscape, this insightful volume identifies and examines the tensions that arise due to their actions existing across a spectrum of legality and illegality. Considering the number of armed groups currently exercising governance functions and controlling territory and population in the world, its analysis is especially topical. This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.

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Selected Papers of The Jurist (法学家), Volume 10
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Renmin Chinese Law Review, Volume 10 is the tenth work in a series of annual volumes on contemporary Chinese law which bring together the work of well-known scholars from China, offering an insight into current legal research in China.

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Disruptive Regulation

This provocative and timely book identifies and disrupts the conventional regulation and governance discourses concerning AI and big data. It suggests that, instead of being used as tools for exclusionist commercial markets, AI and big data can be employed in governing digital transformation for social good.

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Multistakeholder Diplomacy

Providing a much-needed study on cybersecurity regime building, this comprehensive book is a detailed analysis of cybersecurity norm-making processes and country positions, through the lens of multi-stakeholder diplomacy. Multidisciplinary and multinational scholars and practitioners use insights drawn from high-level discussion groups to provide a rigorous analysis of how major cyber powers view multi-stakeholder diplomacy.

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This book is the leading account of contract law in England and Wales in relation to implied terms. Implied terms are not only frequently of great importance in litigation, but can assist business parties in planning contracts effectively by allowing them to identify issues over which they do not need to negotiate because they would be content with the terms the law would imply. Distinct commercial advantages of this approach can include savings of management time in negotiating and avoiding trade-off costs demanded by counterparties in exchange for agreeing an express term.

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A Modern Guide to Networks highlights the key dimensions of today’s networks, advancing knowledge of how networks operate and how they will likely function in the future. Combining academic perspectives with practice-based insights, it pushes disciplinary boundaries and provides unique insight into researching and participating in social networks.

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A Comparative Analysis

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Exploring the referendum practices of eight European states, this book unpacks the intricacies of the institutional and procedural settings of referendum authorization to reach an equilibrium between the exercise of popular sovereignty and the protection of rule of law. The book also examines how, by authorizing certain issues and refusing others, state institutions can exercise considerable control over the whole referendum process.

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