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Law

Freiheit und Freiheitsverluste in Rechtsregime, Gesellschaft und Wissenschaft

Herausgegeben von Heiner Alwart, Amina Hallmann u. Katharina Krämer

[Freedom and Loss of Freedom in Legal Regimes, Society and Academia]

Political and social changes can lead to loss of freedom for individuals and society alike. However, it is often forgotten that gains can also be made in the same way. This collection of essays illustrates this complex correlation through the interdisciplinary analysis of various examples.   (learn more...)

History

Auf der Suche nach der Ökonomie

Historische Annäherungen

Herausgegeben von Christof Dejung, Monika Dommann und Daniel Speich Chassé

[In Search of Economics. Historical Approaches]

What is economics? Where should we search for it? And how could we recognize it? From a historical perspective, the assumption of a timelessly discernible economic sphere is questionable, or at least a subject worthy of study. The authors take a historical perspective to explore the extent to which the understanding of economics will change if the access to economics does not come from the concepts of neoclassical economic theory but rather through the back door of history.   ( learn more | Reading sample )


Law

TOBIAS B. LÜHMANN Die Rechtskraft des Schiedsspruchs im deutschen und US-amerikanischen Recht

Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Bedeutung des Parteiwillens für die Bestimmung der Schiedsspruchwirkungen

[The Res Judicata Effect of an Arbitral Award in German and US Law. Also a Study as to how the Will of the Parties determines the Effects of an Arbitral Award]

Tobias B. Lühmann examines the extent to which the res judicata doctrine reflects the private nature of an arbitral award under German and US law, and also explores how both systems deal with conflicting decisions. Against this backdrop, he develops his own theory, arguing for more party autonomy and a less rigid interpretation of res judicata.   (learn more...)

Jewish Studies

Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon

Scholarly Conversations Between Jews, Iranians and Babylonians in Antiquity

Edited by Uri Gabbay and Shai Secunda

[Begegnungen an den Strömen Babylons. Akademische Gespräche zwischen Juden, Iranern und Babylorniern in der Antike]

This volume presents a unique collection of pioneering studies on the intersection between Jewish, Iranian, and Babylonian communities in antiquity. Apart from the results of individual studies, this unique interdisciplinary collection aims to encourage future collaboration between Iranists, Assyriologists, and Jewish studies scholars.   (learn more...)

Law

Normativer Individualismus in Ethik, Politik und Rec

Herausgegeben von Dietmar von der Pfordten u. Lorenz Kähler

[Normative Individualism in Ethics, Politics and Law]

Actions that effect other people have to be justifiEdited The theory of normative individualism maintains that such a justification can ultimately only rest on individuals. The volume "Individualism in Ethics, Politics, and Law" collects essays that discuss the conditions and consequences of this theory.   (learn more...)

Law

Chinesische Outbound-Investitionen in Deutschland

Rechtlicher Rahmen, Fälle und Analysen

Herausgegeben von Yuanshi Bu

[Chinese Outbound Investments in Germany. Legal Frameworks, Cases and Analysis]

Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) is a dynamic phenomenon of the recent past. This volume conducts a thorough analysis the legal challenges that Chinese FDI present in Germany. It includes a discussion of established solutions and provides suggestions for practitioners.   (learn more...)