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Litigating disputes in international civil and commercial cases presents a number of special challenges. Which country's courts have jurisdiction, and where is it advantageous to sue? Given the international elements of the case, which country's law will the court apply? Finally, if a successful plaintiff cannot find enough local assets, what does it take to have the judgement recognized and enforced in a country with assets? This extensively updated second edition Advanced Introduction addresses these questions, providing a concise overview of the field.

Titles in the Elgar Advanced Introductions series include:

International Political Economy

Benjamin J. Cohen

The Austrian School of Economics

Randall G. Holcombe

Cultural Economics

Ruth Towse

Law and Development

Michael J. Trebilcock and Mariana Mota Prado

International Humanitarian Law

Robert Kolb

International Trade Law

Michael J. Trebilcock

Post Keynesian Economics

J.E. King

International Intellectual Property

Susy Frankel and Daniel J. Gervais

Public Management and Administration

Christopher Pollitt

Organised Crime

Leslie Holmes


Liah Greenfeld

Social Policy

Daniel Béland and Rianne Mahon


Jonathan Michie

Entrepreneurial Finance

Hans Landström

International Conflict and Security Law

Nigel D. White

Comparative Constitutional Law

Mark Tushnet

International Human Rights Law

Dinah L. Shelton


Robert D. Hisrich

International Tax Law

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah

Public Policy

B. Guy Peters

The Law of International Organizations

Jan Klabbers

International Environmental Law

Ellen Hey

International Sales Law

Clayton P. Gillette

Corporate Venturing

Robert D. Hisrich

Public Choice

Randall G. Holcombe

Private Law

Jan M. Smits

Consumer Behavior Analysis

Gordon Foxall

Behavioral Economics

John F. Tomer

p. 160Cost–Benefit Analysis

Robert J. Brent

Environmental Impact Assessment

Angus Morrison-Saunders

Comparative Constitutional Law,

Second Edition

Mark Tushnet

National Innovation Systems

Cristina Chaminade, Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Shagufta Haneef

Ecological Economics

Matthias Ruth

Private International Law and Procedure

Peter Hay

Freedom of Expression

Mark Tushnet

Law and Globalisation

Jaakko Husa

Regional Innovation Systems

Bjørn T. Asheim, Arne Isaksen and Michaela Trippl

International Political Economy

Second Edition

Benjamin J. Cohen

International Tax Law

Second Edition

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah

Social Innovation

Frank Moulaert and Diana MacCallum

The Creative City

Charles Landry

International Trade Law

Michael J. Trebilcock and Joel Trachtman

European Union Law

Jacques Ziller

Planning Theory

Robert A. Beauregard

Tourism Destination Management

Chris Ryan

International Investment Law

August Reinisch

Sustainable Tourism

David Weaver

Austrian School of Economics

Second Edition

Randall G. Holcombe

U.S. Criminal Procedure

Christopher Slobogin

Platform Economics

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

Public Finance

Vito Tanzi

Feminist Economics

Joyce P. Jacobsen

Human Dignity and Law

James R. May and Erin Daly

Space Law

Frans G. von der Dunk

National Accounting

John M. Hartwick

p. 161Legal Research Methods

Ernst Hirsch Ballin

Privacy Law

Megan Richardson

International Human Rights Law

Second Edition

Dinah L. Shelton

Law and Artificial Intelligence

Woodrow Barfield and Ugo Pagallo

Politics of International Human Rights

David P. Forsythe

Community-based Conservation

Fikret Berkes

Global Production Networks

Neil M. Coe

Mental Health Law

Michael L. Perlin

Law and Literature

Peter Goodrich

Creative Industries

John Hartley

Global Administration Law

Sabino Cassese

Housing Studies

William A.V. Clark

Global Sports Law

Stephen F. Ross

Public Policy

B. Guy Peters

Empirical Legal Research

Herbert M. Kritzer


Peter J. Taylor

Law and Entrepreneurship

Shubha Ghosh


Mimi Sheller

Technology Policy

Albert N. Link and James Cunningham

Urban Transport Planning

Kevin J. Krizek and David A. King

Legal Reasoning

Larry Alexander and Emily Sherwin

Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Sales

Lawrence B. Chonko

Law and Development

Second Edition

Mariana Mota Prado and Michael J. Trebilcock

Law and Renewable Energy

Joel B. Eisen

Experience Economy

Jon Sundbo

Marxism and Human Geography

Kevin R. Cox

Maritime Law

Paul Todd

American Foreign Policy

Loch K. Johnson

p. 162Water Politics

Ken Conca

Business Ethics

John Hooker

Employee Engagement

Alan M. Saks and Jamie A. Gruman


Jon Pierre and B. Guy Peters


Wolfgang Lutz

Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

LeRoy C. Paddock

Migration Studies

Ronald Skeldon

Landmark Criminal Cases

George P. Fletcher

Comparative Legal Methods

Pier Giuseppe Monateri

U.S. Environmental Law

E. Donald Elliott and Daniel C. Esty


Chris Hamnett

Family Policy

Chiara Saraceno

Law and Psychology

Tom R. Tyler


Patrick De Pelsmacker

New Institutional Economics

Claude Ménard and Mary M. Shirley

The Sociology of Sport

Eric Anderson and Rory Magrath

The Sociology of Peace Processes

John D. Brewer

Social Protection

James Midgley

Corporate Finance

James A. Brickley and Clifford W. Smith Jr

U.S. Federal Securities Law

Thomas Lee Hazen

Cybersecurity Law

David P. Fidler

The Sociology of Work

Amy S. Wharton

Marketing Strategy

George S. Day

Scenario Planning

Paul Schoemaker

Financial Inclusion

Robert Lensink, Calumn Hamilton and Charles Adjasi

Children's Rights

Wouter Vandenhole and Gamze Erdem Türkelli

Sustainable Careers

Jeffrey H. Greenhaus and Gerard A. Callanan

p. 163Business and Human Rights

Peter T. Muchlinski

Spatial Statistics

Daniel A. Griffith and Bin Li

The Sociology of the Self

Shanyang Zhao

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Tom Davenport, John Glaser and Elizabeth Gardner

Central Banks and Monetary Policy

Jakob de Haan and Christiaan Pattipeilohy


Nathalie Drouin and Rodney Turner

Social Capital

Karen S. Cook

Elections and Voting

Ian McAllister


Leigh Thompson and Cynthia S. Wang

Youth Studies

Howard Williamson and James E. Côté

Private Equity

Paul A. Gompers and Steven N. Kaplan

Digital Marketing

Utpal Dholakia

Water Economics and Policy

Ariel Dinar

Disaster Risk Reduction

Douglas Paton

Social Movements and Political Protests

Karl-Dieter Opp

Radical Innovation

Joe Tidd

Pricing Strategy and Analytics

Vithala R. Rao

Bounded Rationality

Clement A. Tisdell

International Food Law

Neal D. Fortin

International Conflict and Security Law

Second Edition

Nigel D. White

Entrepreneurial Finance

Second Edition

Hans Landström

US Civil Liberties

Susan N. Herman


Fikret Berkes

Insurance Law

Robert H. Jerry III

Applied Green Criminology

Rob White

Law and Religion

Frank S. Ravitch

p. 164Social Policy

Second Edition

Daniel Béland and Rianne Mahon

Substantive Criminal Law

Stephen J. Morse

Cross-Border Insolvency Law

Reinhard Bork

Behavioral Finance

H. Kent Baker, John R. Nofsinger, and Victor Ricciardi

Critical Global Development

Uma Kothari and Elise Klein

Private International Law and Procedure

Second Edition

Peter Hay


Sandra Walklate

Party Politics

Richard S. Katz

Contract Law and Theory

Brian Bix

Environmental Impact Assessment

Second Edition

Angus Morrison-Saunders

Tourism Economics

David W. Marcouiller

Service Innovation

Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal, and Camal Gallouj

U.S. Disability Law

Peter Blanck