E-books: Law

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    eBook – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Quantitative Studies in Green and Conservation Criminology: The Measurement of Environmental Harm and Crime book cover

    Quantitative Studies in Green and Conservation Criminology

    The Measurement of Environmental Harm and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Lynch, Stephen F. Pires

    During the early development and throughout the short history of green/conservation criminology, limited attention has been directed toward quantitative analyses of relevant environmental crime, law and justice concerns. While recognizing the importance of establishing a theory and terminology in…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China: Law, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China

    Law, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Anna High

    Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children. The first full-length book to examine non-state organised care of modern China's ‘lonely children’ (gu'er…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources: Causes, Governance and Prevention book cover

    Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A family that prays together, stays together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes book cover

    The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South: The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism book cover

    Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit J Bagu (John Paul)

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases: A Narrative Approach book cover

    The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the roles played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. It is articulated in two parts. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts are constructed within the…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Changing Narratives of Youth Crime: From Social Causes to Threats to the Social book cover

    Changing Narratives of Youth Crime

    From Social Causes to Threats to the Social, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Dollinger

    In recent years, western societies have experienced a fundamental transformation in the way crime is understood and dealt with. Against the backdrop of a current great interest in narratives in criminology, this book draws on a narrative perspective to explore this transformation. Drawing on data…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

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