eBook Legal Issues across the Globe

  • Volume 1
  • Editor: Thomas Riggs
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 141033841X
  • ISBN-13: 9781410338419
  • DDC: 341
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 426 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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About

Overview

Legal Issues Across the Globe is an academic series showcasing the diversity of legal approaches to issues making headlines worldwide. Each chapter is devoted to a single topic and presents twelve country essays examining how the nation’s history and culture have influenced legislative and judicial actions. Essays also feature brief narratives depicting the impact of a country’s laws on individuals. Equally weighted discussions for each nation yield a panoramic view of the issue and invite the reader to compare and contrast the various stances taken. Boasting contributions from an international cast of law-school faculty, the series provides contextual legal content that supports collegiate global studies curriculum.

Features and Benefits

  • LEGAL ISSUES ACROSS THE GLOBE provides truly global coverage, with 50 countries represented in volume one and entries are that are weighted equally, with the U.S. accounting for 10% of content; well-written essays that summarize and clarify complex events; introductory narratives and sidebars that personalize the topic by exploring an issue’s impact on an individual; photographs and infographics that further illuminate and contextualize the topic.
  • An international cast of advisors, contributors, and academic reviewers bring insight, authority, and a global perspective to the book.

What's New

  • Each chapter covers a specific topic, starting with a general overview and then presenting 12 country essays.
  • Each country essay offers an in-depth analysis of the topic, discussing the historical and cultural background, listing and clearly explaining legislation, summarizing the current status of the issue, and providing a bibliography.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Thomas Riggs

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410338401 | ISBN-13: 9781410338402

Table of Contents

Freedom of Speech on the Internet.
China.
Cuba.
Fiji.
Finland.
France.
Germany.
Jordan.
Russia.
Sri Lanka.
Uganda.
United States.
Venezuela.
Marijuana.
Australia.
Colombia.
Japan.
Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mexico.
Netherlands.
Pakistan.
Portugal.
Sweden.
United Arab Emirates.
United States.
Uruguay.
Police Misconduct.
Brazil.
Egypt.
India.
Mexico.
Papua New Guinea.
Philippines.
South Africa.
Spain.
Thailand.
Ukraine.
United Kingdom.
United States.
Refugees.
Australia.
Ecuador.
Germany.
Greece.
Italy.
Kenya.
Lebanon.
South Africa.
South Korea.
Turkey.
United Kingdom.
United States.
Same-Sex Relationships.
Argentina.
Canada.
China.
Ghana.
India.
Italy.
Lebanon.
Mexico.
Netherlands.
New Zealand.
Russia.
United States.
Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women.
Brazil.
Colombia.
India.
Iran.
Ireland.
Nigeria.
Pakistan.
Philippines.
Poland.
Saudi Arabia.
Solomon Islands.
United States.