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Comparative Law


Mathias Siems, European University Institute, Florence


Comparative Law offers a thorough grounding in the subject for students and scholars alike, covering essential academic discussions and comparative law methodology. It critically debates both traditional and modern approaches to the discipline and uses examples from a range of jurisdictions to give the reader a truly global perspective. Its contextualised and interdisciplinary approach draws on examples from politics, economics and other social sciences to provide an original contribution to topics of comparative law. This new third edition is fully…

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Key features

  • Employs an interdisciplinary perspective, allowing students to reflect on the relationship between legal and other methods in various countries, societies and cultures
  • Analyses global comparative law, giving students a richer under-standing of multi-level legal orders
  • Introduces the major legal systems in the world and gives students the tools for further study without overwhelming them with superfluous detail
  • Discusses the pros and cons of various methods of comparative law, giving students the necessary information to develop their own positions

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