E-books: Law

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    eBook – 2019-12-12
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • 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 Research in Human Rights Law

  • Constitutional Change in Singapore: Reforming the Elected Presidency book cover

    Constitutional Change in Singapore

    Reforming the Elected Presidency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo, Swati JHAVERI

    Once a ceremonial position modelled after the constitutional monarchy in the United Kingdom, the office of the President of Singapore was transformed from an appointed to an elected one in 1991. As the head of state, but not the head of government, the elected President was to have additional…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Environmental Law Across Cultures: Comparisons for Legal Practice book cover

    Environmental Law Across Cultures

    Comparisons for Legal Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk W. Junker

    This book provides a practical, functional comparison among various institutions, tools, implementation practices and norms in environmental law across legal cultures. This is a new approach that focuses on the act of comparison, looking at legal practice, from the ground up, including the…

    eBook – 2019-12-09

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend toward…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • 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 Research in International Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Fischer

    There isn’t one conversation about animal ethics. Instead, there are several important ones that are scattered across many disciplines.This volume both surveys the field of animal ethics and draws professional philosophers, graduate students, and undergraduates more deeply into the discussions that…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Women and International Human Rights Law: Universal Periodic Review in Practice book cover

    Women and International Human Rights Law

    Universal Periodic Review in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gayatri H. Patel

    This book presents the findings of the first comprehensive study on the most recent and most unique and innovative method of monitoring international human rights law at the United Nations. Since its existence, there has yet to be a complete and comprehensive book solely dedicated to exploring the…

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

  • The Effects of Intellectual Property Law in Writing Studies: Ethics, Sponsors, and Academic Knowledge-Making book cover

    The Effects of Intellectual Property Law in Writing Studies

    Ethics, Sponsors, and Academic Knowledge-Making, 1st Edition

    By Karen J. Lunsford, James P. Purdy

    This book documents the intellectual property experiences of writing studies scholars and challenges naturalized ways of responding to intellectual property concerns. Analyzing results of a nationwide survey and semi-structured interviews to examine ways decisions about intellectual property (IP)…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Crimmigrant Other: Migration and Penal Power book cover

    The Crimmigrant Other

    Migration and Penal Power, 1st Edition

    By Katja Franko

    Western societies are immersed in debates about immigration and  illegality. This book examines these processes and outlines how the figure of the "crimmigrant other" has emerged not only as a central object of media and political discourse, but also as a distinct penal subject connecting…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Key Ideas in Criminology

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