E-books: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law: Philosophical Investigations book cover

    The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Oman

    This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past two decades. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with subsequent…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors book cover

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Patrick Donlan, Jane Mair

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency book cover

    Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy

    The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Byrne, Han Entzinger

    The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) was established to provide evidence-based policy advice to EU institutions and Member States. By blending social science research with traditional normative work, it aims to influence human rights policy processes through new ways of framing empirical…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Africanizing African Legal Ethics book cover

    Africanizing African Legal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By John Murungi

    This book is a philosophical inquiry into indigenous African legal ethics, asking what is African about African legal ethics? Taking us beyond a geographical understanding of Africa, the author argues for an African legal ethics that is distinct from non-African African legal ethics which are…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law: Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains book cover

    Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law

    Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liesbeth Enneking, Ivo Giesen, Anne-Jetske Schaap, Cedric Ryngaert, Francois Kristen, Lucas Roorda

    A consensus has emerged that corporations have societal and environmental responsibilities when operating transnationally. However, how exactly corporations can be held legally accountable for their transgressions, if at all, is less clear. This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Domestic Military Powers, Law and Human Rights: Calling Out the Armed Forces book cover

    Domestic Military Powers, Law and Human Rights

    Calling Out the Armed Forces, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    This book examines the national and international law, human rights and civil liberties issues involved in governments calling out the armed forces to deal with civil unrest or terrorism. The introduction of domestic military powers has become an international trend. Troops already have been seen…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • SEPs, SSOs and FRAND: Asian and Global Perspectives on Fostering Innovation in Interconnectivity book cover

    SEPs, SSOs and FRAND

    Asian and Global Perspectives on Fostering Innovation in Interconnectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kung-Chung Liu, Reto M. Hilty

    This book is a very useful reference guide on how de jure and de facto standards are being developed and how these standards compete against each other. The book also looks at how FRAND commitments are being determined across countries, how these disputes have played out, especially in Asia, and…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law: Searching for Justice book cover

    People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People’s Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place that…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Legal Challenges to the Far-Right: Lessons from England and Wales book cover

    Legal Challenges to the Far-Right

    Lessons from England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    The work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them. It looks at the role of criminal law in tackling hate speech and hate crime and assesses how English law deals with political…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Deterrence book cover

    Deterrence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Deterrence is a theory which claims that punishment is justified through preventing future crimes, and is one of the oldest and most powerful theories about punishment. The argument that punishment ought to secure crime reduction occupies a central place in criminal justice policy and is the site…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

  • China, the EU and International Investment Law: Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement book cover

    China, the EU and International Investment Law

    Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuwen Li, Tong Qi, Cheng Bian

    This book provides an original and critical analysis of the most contentious subjects being negotiated in the China–EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). It focuses on the pathway of reforming investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) from both Chinese and European perspectives in the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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