The origin of Indigenous customary law in Australia


 Abstract: My article tries to answer the question whether in criminal cases existing courts should be able to apply indigenous customary law to indigenous people, and whether indigenous communities should have the power to apply their indigenous customary laws in the punishment and rehabilitation of indigenous people.

The Rent Seeking Society Revisited: An extensive overview

Alexandru Marian TUDORACHE

 Abstract: This article aims to serve as an introduction to the main theoretical framework concerning the economic and political phenomena of rent-seeking, which entails a dynamic ensemble of market entities that wish to alter its configuration by institutional means such as lobbying or import tariffs. The

România – Regim Hibrid? Rolul social-democraților în traiectoria unei democratizãri (1990–1996)


 Abstract: Today, many European countries (Hungary, Poland, Austria, Italy) are becoming part of an illiberal wave that threatens to modify completely the political and economic order of the European Union. Romania is not yet a member of this illiberal club, but according to several authors (Levitsky, Way, Zakaria, Bozoki), started its postcommunist evolution by being, for seven years, a hybrid regime. The main goal of this article is to determine whether this verdict is correct or not.

The U.S. Hegemonic Model during the Cold War

Adrian Eugen PREDA

 Abstract: This paper examines the question about the nature of the US hegemony in the international system during the Cold War. In this paper I will analyze the US hegemonic model during the Cold War, by arguing that the United States promoted and exerted an inclusive hegemony. As theoretical basis for hegemony I will use a mix of theories on hegemony (Robert Gilpin and Antonio Gramsci) and new institutional economics (Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson).

Law Flexibilization and Changes in Romanian Capitalism

Alexandru LIȚĂ
Abstract: In the this paper I will analyze the 2011 flexibilization of labor law and trade union law/social dialogue law in Romania. The theoretical framework used is the varieties of capitalism approach related to flexibilization. The analysis will focus on 5 types of flexibilization: I. numerical flexibility; II. salary flexibility; III. organizational flexibility; IV. labor time flexibility (Cato & Stoller, 2004, 34; Atkinson, 1984; Barbieri, 2009, 621) and V. social dialogue flexibilization.