By C. Mak
By Jacob Werksman,James Cameron,Peter Roderick
By Erik Oddvar Eriksen,John Erik Fossum
While the Lisbon treaty used to be intended to explain the ecu Union’s function and political identification, it continues to be a problem for politicians and decision-makers to outline. Rethinking Democracy and the European Union appears at either the idea that of the european as a political method, and analyses the which means and standing of democracy in Europe today.
This ebook attracts upon major students and practitioners from the RECON venture (Reconstituting Democracy in Europe) to border and examine quite a number institutional geographical regions and coverage fields, together with constitutionalisation, consultant advancements, gender politics, civil society and public sphere, identification, and safeguard and globalisation. Drawing jointly those strands, the ebook questions even if european politics require a brand new thought of democracy, and evaluates the connection among union and nation, and the prospective way forward for post-national democracy. Lucid and obtainable, this booklet is on the vanguard of the highbrow debate over the nature of the ecu, featuring study, thought and research on a serious political factor of our time.
Rethinking Democracy and the ecu Union may be of curiosity to scholars and students of democracy, eu Union politics and overseas relations.
By Ece Özlem Atikcan
By Stefan Kirchner
What is new at the present time is the measure to which globalization impacts the typical lives of individuals worldwide. you can actually evaluate today’s period of globalization with the years instantly after the re-discovery of the Americas in 1492 in addition to with different stages of elevated globalization. whereas a few demanding situations fluctuate, a few are basically nonetheless a similar. the most important query raised via globalization is tips to deal with the opposite.
This is the query that is at the back of all different questions, for instance even if priority could be given to the security of our surroundings or loose firm or the query which position NGOs can play within the felony approach. In different phrases: what's the place of the person within the foreign criminal approach? The query is responded by way of foreign legislation and old parallels to the present age of globalization.
By Ioannis Lianos,Okeoghene Odudu
By Mark Perry
This e-book analyses the governance foundations of innovation, manufacturers, innovations, secrets and techniques and expression, that are the keys to a century in response to wisdom. they're mirrored in criminal rights which were fermenting over centuries of nationwide coverage deliberations on highbrow estate rights, consistently in flux within the face of recent advances in technological know-how, yet total a development in the direction of better protectionism. As nations are challenged by means of the strictures of overseas agreements, frequently extorted via imbalanced strength relationships, they search their very own nationwide potential for useful differentiation from the recent worldwide norms, when complying with overseas responsibilities. This ebook offers with the results of neighborhood governance of highbrow estate, which frequently creates ripples within the look for concord within the legislation that shape the foundation for the way forward for highbrow estate. The paintings has contributions that come from constructing and built countries, exhibiting a standard subject matter of the fight to discover the stability in a space of legislation that frequently doesn't supply clearcut suggestions to actual global environments.
There are many highbrow estate struggles illustrated during this paintings: patent on the obstacles of nature and invention, the necessity for drug improvement, that is pushed by means of revenue in line with the patent monopoly; copyright, the expression of unique concept, looking to maximise publicity facilitated by means of the net, yet a method that allows rampant copying; alternate marks, assisting corporation branding, seeks to use worldwide branding via naming domain names names; and different parts concomitant to the globalisation of highbrow estate governance, resembling overseas direct funding. This ebook holds up a reflect to the problems of worldwide governance of highbrow estate rights during this century, asking no matter if the path we're at the moment following is within the most sensible curiosity of worldwide electorate, and exhibiting the divergence that constraints are stimulating on a countrywide level.
By Lina Wiedenbach
This publication offers with the carrier’s legal responsibility for deck shipment within the Nordic international locations and England as country events of the Hague-Visby ideas. The comparative technique serves to demonstrate broadly differing tools of facing, first, the exclusion of convinced deck shipment from the scope of the Hague-Visby ideas and, moment, the place no longer excluded, the foundations failure to incorporate a different deck shipment legal responsibility regime. numerous suggestions just like the English or Nordic method, or a mix of the 2, have additionally been followed in lots of different jurisdictions. making an allowance for the big amounts of shipment which are carried on deck this day, the topic is extra topical than ever.
The complexity of the matter stems from the way the deck has, through the years, progressively develop into a standard position to stow shipment. whilst the Hague ideas have been brought in 1924, deck stowage used to be an absolute exception because of the nice dangers concerned. As such, the subject needs to first be checked out within the context of the transport realities within which the Hague ideas have been drafted after which when it comes to today’s transport realities. The comparative research prime as much as the author’s conclusions and common feedback for destiny laws contains components, the 1st facing the occasions within which the service is allowed to stow shipment on deck, and the second one with the carrier’s legal responsibility for deck shipment the place he has stowed shipment on deck with, or because the case will be, with no such permission.
By Albertina Albors-Llorens
This booklet presents a transparent evaluate of the most concerns in EC pageant legislations and coverage and an up-to-the-minute textual content for college students and practitioners with an curiosity during this topic. it really is divided into 3 major components, taking a look at the principles of EC festival legislations, anti-competition agreements, abuse of dominant place, and the enforcement of EC festival legislations.
The ebook specializes in the 2 major Treaty Articles that are excited about pageant legislation. It goals to supply a dependent research of the most levels within the program of the EC Treaty ideas on festival, assesses the contribution made through the fee and neighborhood judicature to the evolution of EC pageant legislations, and offers an in-depth research of modern advancements, particularly the strikes in the direction of decentralisation within the box of vertical restraints and in enforcement.