E-books: Law

  • 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

  • The Nature and Sources of the Law by John Chipman Gray book cover

    The Nature and Sources of the Law by John Chipman Gray

    1st Edition

    By John Chipman Gray

    Edited by David Campbell, Philip A. Thomas

    First published in 1909 and then again in 1997. John Chipman Gray (1839-1915) spent the greater part of his professional life as a professor at Harvard Law School where he taught property, trusts and future interests. The Nature and Sources of the Law was first published in 1909. The book is…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Media Law Through Science Fiction: Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech? book cover

    Media Law Through Science Fiction

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech?, 1st Edition

    By Daxton R. Stewart

    Attorney and legal scholar Daxton Stewart examines the intersection of media law and science fiction, exploring the past, present, and future of communication technology and policy debates. Science fiction offers a vast array of possibilities anticipating future communication technologies and their…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Corruption in Argentina: Towards an Institutional Approach book cover

    Corruption in Argentina

    Towards an Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Natalia A. Volosin

    The book provides an institutional, historical, and sectorial analysis of Argentina’s structural corruption. Looking back over the last 200 years, the book demonstrates that Argentina has historically addressed corruption through ineffective debates between public-private biases or a…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • Chern on Dispute Boards: Practice and Procedure book cover

    Chern on Dispute Boards

    Practice and Procedure, 4th Edition

    By Cyril Chern

    Chern on Dispute Boards examines the law of dispute boards and their development internationally, while also covering procedural topics that are of particular concern to those utilising dispute boards. It deals with advanced practitioner issues in the emerging law of dispute boards on an…

    eBook – 2019-08-19
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Construction Practice Series

  • The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: Inside the Implementation Gap book cover

    The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

    Inside the Implementation Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Wright, Alexandra Tomaselli

    This book delves into the reasons behind and the consequences of the implementation gap regarding the right to prior consultation and the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America. In recent years, the economic and political projects of Latin American States…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks book cover

    Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vincenzo Ruggiero

    This collection explores organized crime and terror networks and the points at which they intersect. It analyses the close relationships between these criminalities, the prevalence and ambiguity of this nexus, the technological elements facilitating it, and the financial aspects embedded in this…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Trafficking Culture: New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities book cover

    Trafficking Culture

    New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities, 1st Edition

    By Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie, Donna Yates, Christos Tsirogiannis

    Trafficking Culture outlines current research and thinking on the illicit market in antiquities. It moves along the global trafficking chain from ‘source’ to ‘market’, identifying the main roles and routines involved. Using original research, the authors explore the dynamics of this ‘grey’ market,…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China: A Social and Behavioral Approach book cover

    Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioral Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city." Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Improving Productivity In Health Care book cover

    Improving Productivity In Health Care

    1st Edition

    By Jack H.U. Brown, Jacqueline Comola

    First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to improving and streamlining productivity in health care. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, student nurses,…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

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