PlunderPlunder
by Ugo Mattei, Laura Nader
Plunder examines the dark side of the Rule of Law and explores how it has been used as a powerful political weapon by Western countries in order to legitimize plunder – the practice of violent extraction by stronger political actors victimizing weaker ones. Challenges traditionally held beliefs in the sanctity of the Rule of Law by exposing its ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2008-03-17 | ISBN-13: 9781405178945

Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons (Routledge Handbooks)Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons (Routledge Handbooks)
From the scientific and industrial revolution to the present day, food – an essential element of life – has been progressively transformed into a private, transnational, mono-dimensional commodity of mass consumption for a global market. But over the last decade there has been an increased recognition that this can be challenged and reconceptu ...
Number of pages: 424 | Publication Date: 2018-12-13 | ISBN-13: 9781138062627

Schlesinger's Comparative LawSchlesinger's Comparative Law
by Rudolph Schlesinger, Ugo Mattei, Teemu Ruskola, Antonio Gidi
This book enlarges the perspective of comparative law to include the experiences of the non-Western world, which increasingly occupies the center stage in a global approach to the law. Accordingly, the book incorporates diverse legal materials from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In addition, it includes a greatly enhanced methodological discussio ...
Number of pages: 1026 | Publication Date: 2009-07-23 | ISBN-13: 9781587785917

Basic Principles of Property LawBasic Principles of Property Law
Ugo Mattei
The first attempt to address comparative property law in a common integrative framework, this study discusses German, Italian, French, American, and British property law as mere variations based upon a few fundamental themes through which these nations developed legal systems to provide responses to common economic problems and to set legal foundat ...
Number of pages: 232 | Publication Date: 2000-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780313311864

Contemporary States of EmergencyContemporary States of Emergency
The new form of “humanitarian government” emerging from natural disasters and military occupations that reduces people to mere lives to be rescued. From natural disaster areas to zones of political conflict around the world, a new logic of intervention combines military action and humanitarian aid, conflates moral imperatives and political argu ...
Number of pages: 408 | Publication Date: 2013-08-30 | ISBN-13: 9781935408017

The Ecology of LawThe Ecology of Law
by Fritjof Capra, Ugo Mattei
WINNER OF THE 2015 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD IN POLITICS/CURRENT EVENTS The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a dist ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2015-10-05 | ISBN-13: 9781626562066

Introduction To Italian Law (Introduction to the Laws of Series)Introduction To Italian Law (Introduction to the Laws of Series)
by Jeffrey S. Lena, Ugo Mattei
This is a methodologically advanced introduction to the main features of the Italian Legal System. Its eighteen chapters cover all the significant changes and innovations that have recently taken place, including: a new system of private international law; a greatly altered and expanded body of family law; a new code of criminal procedure; fundamen ...
Number of pages: 528 | Publication Date: 2002-03-06 | ISBN-13: 9789041117076

The Turning Point in Private LawThe Turning Point in Private Law
by Ugo Mattei, Alessandra Quarta
Can private law assume an ecological meaning? Can property and contract defend nature? Is tort law an adequate tool for paying environmental damages to future generations? This book explores potential resolutions to these questions, analyzing the evolution of legal thinking in relation to the topics of legal personality, property, contract and tort ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2018-10-26 | ISBN-13: 9781786435170

Beni comuni. Un manifestoBeni comuni. Un manifesto
Ugo Mattei

Number of pages: --- | Publication Date: 2011-09-08 | ISBN-13: 9788842097174

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