Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition

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J. M. Smits
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Law - 1000 pages
Acclaim for the first edition: †This is a very important and immense book. . . The Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law is a treasure-trove of honed knowledge of the laws of many countries. It is a reference book for dipping into, time and time again. It
 

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Contents

1 Accident compensation
1
2 Administrative law
21
3 Agency and representation
37
4 The aims of comparative law
65
5 American law United States
75
6 Arbitration
88
7 Assignment
104
8 Australia
120
40 Legal families
491
41 Legal history and comparative law
505
42 Legal reasoning
521
43 Legal translation
538
44 Legal transplants
550
45 Lithuania
555
46 Methodology of comparative law
560
47 Mistake
577

9 Belgium
126
10 Canada
132
11 China
137
12 Civil procedure
140
13 Commercial regulation
157
14 Common law
169
15 Comparative law and economics
191
16 Competition law
208
17 Consideration
216
18 Constitutional law
223
19 Consumer protection
237
20 Coordination of legal systems
246
21 Corporate responsibility
252
22 Criminal law and criminal procedure
261
23 The Czech Republic
279
24 Damages in tort
286
25 England and Wales
294
26 European Civil Code
299
27 Family law
314
28 Finland
339
29 France
344
30 German law
349
31 Greece
371
32 Human rights law
377
33 Insolvency law
383
34 Insurance law
408
35 Interpretation of contracts
421
36 Israel
449
37 Italy
453
38 Japanese law
462
39 Legal culture
480
48 Mixed jurisdictions
590
49 Nationality law
600
50 The Netherlands
620
51 Offer and acceptance inter absentes
625
52 Personal and real security
647
53 Personality rights
661
54 Poland
681
55 Privacy
687
56 Private international law
701
57 Product liability
716
58 Property and real rights
726
59 Public law
744
60 Remedies for breach of contract
754
61 Russian law
777
62 Scots law
789
63 Social security
800
64 South Africa
814
65 Spain
820
66 Statutory interpretation
826
67 Supervening events and force majeure
839
68 Sweden
849
69 Switzerland
852
70 Tax law
862
71 Tort law in general
873
72 Transfer of movable property
886
73 Transnational law evolving
898
74 Trust law
926
75 Turkey
940
76 Unjustified enrichment
947
Index
965
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