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The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law

The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2018

Editors: Singh, Mahendra Pal, Kumar, Niraj (Eds.)

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  • Examines legal traditions and legal cultures in a comparative perspective, giving its readers an insight of its jurisprudential aspectsAnalyses the workings of legal systems in global South also through a comparative lens
  • Discusses in detail the new developments in a legal system, focusing on judgements and legislations in different legal systems
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About this book

This yearbook is a compilation of thematically arranged essays that critically analyseemerging developments, issues, and perspectives across different branches of law. Itconsists of research from scholars around the world with the view that comparativestudy would initiate dialogue on law and legal cultures across jurisdictions. The themesvary from jurisprudence of comparative law and its methodologies to intrinsic detailsof specific laws like memory laws. The sites of the enquiries in different chapters aredifferent legal systems, recent judgements, and aspects of human rights in a comparativeperspective. It comprises seven parts wherein the first part focuses on general themesof comparative law, the second part discusses private law through a comparative lens,and the third, fourth and fifth parts examine aspects of public law with special focuson constitutional law, human rights and economic laws. The sixth part engages withcriminal law and the last part of the book covers recent developments in the field ofcomparative law. This book intends to trigger a discussion on issues of comparativelaw from the vantage point of Global South, not only focusing on the Global North.It examines legal systems of countries from far-east and sub-continent and presentsinsights on their working. It encourages readers to gain a nuanced understanding ofthe working of law, legal systems and legal cultures, adding to existing deliberationson the constituents of an ideal system of law.

About the authors

Mahendra Pal Singh is Professor Emeritus, University of Delhi and currently Chair Professor at Centre for Comparative Law, National Law University (NLU) Delhi. He has also served as the Chancellor of the Central University of Haryana, Chairperson of Delhi Judicial Academy, and Vice Chancellor of the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata. He was a fellow and visiting professor at several institutions and universities abroad and in India. His publications include numerous articles in national and international legal journals and several books. He is the founding editor of the NUJS Law Review and The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law and has collaborated on national and international research projects in the area of comparative public law. He is currently directing a project on “Exploring the Nature of the Indian Legal System".

Niraj Kumar is currently working as an assistant professor at National Law University Delhi, where he is also the Project Co-director of “Exploring the Nature of the Indian Legal System” at the Centre for Comparative Law. He taught at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi previously. He was an Expert member of drafting Committee of the EPF Act and the Central Water Commission for approval of projects. He has published several articles in journals and has presented papers on environmental law, constitutional law and comparative public law. His most recent publication is a book chapter in Biodiversity, Law, Policy and Governance, Edited by Tandon et al published by Routledge in 2017. His areas of interest are Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Jurisprudence and Comparative Law.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Comparative Law and Globalization in Asian Perspectives: Two Proposals of Methodological Framework

    Pages 3-44

    Yasuda, Nobuyuki

  • On the Origin of Legal Diversity by Means of Comparative Law, or the Role of Legal Education in the Solution of Legal Conflicts

    Pages 45-67

    Neuwirth, Rostam J.

  • Suicide and Life Insurance: A Comparative Analysis of Judicial and Legislative Response

    Pages 71-91

    Anil Kumar Rai,

  • A Comparative and Jurisprudential Analysis of the “Umbrella Movement”—Is It a Constitutional Moment?

    Pages 95-125

    Lin, Feng

  • Varying Approaches to Religion Under the Electoral Law in India

    Pages 127-150

    Kumar, Virendra

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eBook $84.99
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  • Due: October 23, 2019
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7051-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2018
Editors
  • Mahendra Pal Singh
  • Niraj Kumar
Series Title
The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7052-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7052-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7051-9
Series ISSN
2524-7042
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 398
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations
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