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Global Jurist Advances Volume 1, Issue 3 2001 Article 4 Legal Families and Research in Comparative Law Jaakko Husa∗ ∗University of Vaasa, Department of Public Law, jaakko.husa@uwasa.fi Copyright c©2001 by the authors. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be re- produced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher, bepress, which has been given certain exclusive rights by the author. Global Jurist

Global Jurist Frontiers Volume 1, Issue 2 2001 Article 5 Comparative Law and Economics: Borrowing and Resistance Ugo Mattei∗ Alberto Monti† ∗Hastings College of the Law; Univ. of Turin, Italy, matteiu@uchastings.edu †University of Milano School of Law and ICER - International Centre for Economic Research, alberto.monti@unibocconi.it Copyright c©2001 by the authors. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be re- produced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or

Global Jurist Frontiers Volume 4, Issue 2 2004 Article 1 From Lerotholi to Lando: Some Examples of Comparative Law Methodology Vernon Valentine Palmer∗ ∗Tulane Law School, vpalmer@law.tulane.edu Copyright c©2004 by the authors. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be re- produced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher, bepress, which has been given certain exclusive rights by the author. Global

diversity: the case of feminist scholarship theorising about women’s experience. More particularly, in this paper I attempt to see if there are any lessons that comparative law theory can learn from the perspectives of intersectionality and anti-essentialism that have been developed and explored in feminist scholarship. Intersectionality’s major insight is that women participate in multiple identities simultaneously according to, for example, race, socio-economic position, educational background, sexual orientation and so their identities are variously formed by all of

1 See The Police v. Georghiades, (1983) 2 C.L.R. 33, 50–54, 60–65, in which Justice Pikis compared different national and international legal systems to give content to the right of privacy. It was decided by the Supreme Court of Cyprus that the right of privacy applies not only vis-à-vis the state but also to relationships between individuals. 2 See 1 Konrad Zweigert and Hein Kötz, Introduction to Comparative Law 5 (Tony Weir trans., 2d ed. 1987). 3 See id. at 4–5. 4 See Koopmans supra p. xii, note 10 at 4. C H A P T E R T E N Comparative Law THE IMPORTANCE OF

SYMPOSIUM ON EVOLUTIONARY APPROACHES TO (COMPARATIVE) LAW: INTEGRATING THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES - GHENT, APRIL 2010 Reinvigorating Comparative Law through Behavioral Economics? A Cautiously Optimistic View JULIE DE CONINCK University of Leuven and University of Antwerp The purpose of this article is to investigate whether (evolutionary informed) research in behavioral economics can be of use to reinvigorate comparative legal research. The article is structured as follows. After a brief introduction, the second section identifies two overarching (and

Global Jurist Advances Volume 6, Issue 2 2006 Article 1 How to Do Projects with Comparative Law - Notes of an Expedition to the Common Core ¨Gunter Frankenberg∗ ∗Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankenberg@jur.uni-frankfurt.de How to Do Projects with Comparative Law - Notes of an Expedition to the Common Core∗ Günter Frankenberg Abstract As a non-private-law scholar the author ventures on a journey into a territory virtually un- known to him and tells a rather sketchy story of his encounters with the indigenous and ingenious inhabitants of