Modern Law and Otherness – The Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Comparative Legal Thought (Edward Elgar 2019), by Veronica Corcodel

Traditional comparative law has been subject to a variety of critiques and, by now, has been surpassed by new and eclectic approaches. Indeed, over the past two decades or so, the increasing interest in debates on globalisation and Eurocentrism brought new vigour to the field. This book joins these efforts by offering a postcolonial perspective on … Continue reading Modern Law and Otherness – The Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Comparative Legal Thought (Edward Elgar 2019), by Veronica Corcodel

Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021), by Paul Daly

I am happy to describe myself as a comparative lawyer. I studied law in my native Ireland, before doing an LLM in the United States and a PhD in the United Kingdom (where I later taught for several years). I also worked in Canada – both in the civilian tradition at the Université de Montréal … Continue reading Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021), by Paul Daly

New research collection on comparative labour law highlights key issues

Why does comparative labour law matter? The world of work is churning.  Work is now often what we do, rather than where we go.  Yet the concerns remain similar:  obtaining work, earning enough in conditions of dignity, and having certain protections.  As in other fields, comparative law can provide inspiration for tackling fresh challenges as … Continue reading New research collection on comparative labour law highlights key issues