E-books: Law

  • Families, Imprisonment and Legitimacy: The Cost of Custodial Penalties book cover

    Families, Imprisonment and Legitimacy

    The Cost of Custodial Penalties, 1st Edition

    By Cara Jardine

    This book examines what it means to be a family within the restrictive, disruptive, and often distressing context of imprisonment. Drawing on original qualitative data, it looks beyond traditional models of the family to examine the question of which relationships matter to individuals affected by…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Justice and the Family

  • B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition book cover

    B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition

    7th Edition

    By B.S. Patil, S.P. Woolhouse

    From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Women and Domestic Violence Law in India: A Quest for Justice book cover

    Women and Domestic Violence Law in India

    A Quest for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Shalu Nigam

    This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies. This volume:…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge India

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Free Will, Responsibility, and Crime: An Introduction book cover

    Free Will, Responsibility, and Crime

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ken M. Levy

    In his book, philosopher and law professor Ken Levy explains why he agrees with most people, but not with most other philosophers, about free will and responsibility. Most people believe that we have both – that is, that our choices, decisions, and actions are neither determined nor undetermined…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Imperatives for Legal Education Research: Then, Now and Tomorrow book cover

    Imperatives for Legal Education Research

    Then, Now and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder, Marina Nehme, Alex Steel, Prue Vines

    In the last few decades university teaching has been recognised as an activity which can be studied and improved through educational scholarship. In some disciplines this is now well established. It remains emergent in legal education. The field is rich with questions to be answered, issues to be…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Women’s Human Rights in India book cover

    Women’s Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Christine Forster, Jaya Sagade

    This book focuses on women’s human rights in India. Drawing on case studies, it provides a clear overview of the key sources on gender and rights in the country. Further, it contextualizes women’s rights at the critical intersection of caste, religion and class, and analyses barriers to the…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge India

  • Emotions in the Law School: Transforming Legal Education Through the Passions book cover

    Emotions in the Law School

    Transforming Legal Education Through the Passions, 1st Edition

    By Emma Jones

    Law schools are failing both their staff and students by requiring them to prize reason and rationality and to suppress or ignore emotions. Despite innovations in terms of both content and teaching techniques, there is little evidence that emotions are effectively acknowledged or utilised within…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Pickles, Jonathan Herring

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies: Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems? book cover

    Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies

    Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems?, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Brennan, Andy Phippen

    This book explores, through a children’s rights-based perspective, the emergence of a safeguarding dystopia in child online protection that has emerged from a tension between an over-reliance in technical solutions and a lack of understanding around code and algorithm capabilities. The text argues…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Criminal Legalities in the Global South: Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices book cover

    Criminal Legalities in the Global South

    Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Ciocchini, George Radics

    This edited volume presents the work of academics from the Global South and explores, from local and regional settings, how the legal order and people’s perceptions of it translates into an understanding of what constitutes "criminal" behaviors or activities. This book aims to address the gap…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

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