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Law Research and Reference Online Collection

Welcome to the Law Research and Reference Online Collection. This collection includes our latest research and reference titles across these subject areas, and can be browsed using the subject listings in the left column.

Featured Titles

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Law

    By Anastasia Telesetsky, An Cliquet, Afshin Akhtar-Khavari

    Human activities are depleting ecosystems at an unprecedented rate. In spite of nature conservation efforts worldwide, many ecosystems including those critical for human well-being have been damaged or destroyed. States and citizens need a new vision of how humans can reconnect with the natural…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Islam and Women's Income

    Dowry and Law in Bangladesh

    By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

    This book examines the interrelationship between law, culture, patriarchy and religion in the context of contemporary Bangladesh. It explores the role of Islam in society and politics generally, and its influence on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Maria Fletcher, Ester Herlin-Karnell, Claudio Matera

    This book presents a collection of essays on key topics and new perspectives on the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and has a Foreword by the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Prof. Dr. Koen Lenaerts. Europe’s area of freedom, security and justice is of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Space Law

    Edited by Ram S. Jakhu, Paul Stephen Dempsey

    This handbook is a reference work providing a comprehensive, objective and comparative overview of Space Law. The global space economy reached $330 billion in 2015, with a growth rate of 9 per cent vis-à-vis the previous year. Consequently, Space Law is changing and expanding expeditiously,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Corporate Law

    Edited by Roman Tomasic

    The Routledge Handbook of Corporate Law provides an accessible overview of current research in the field, from an international and comparative perspective. In recent years there has been an explosion of corporate law research, as this area of law continues to develop rapidly throughout the world.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Property Diversity and its Implications

    By John Page

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Salim Farrar, Ghena Krayem

    The book explores the relationship between Muslims, the Common Law and Sharīʽah post-9/11. The book looks at the accommodation of Sharīʽah Law within Western Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary, in particular, in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Gender, Truth and State Power

    Capitalising on Punishment

    By Anette Ballinger

    This book is concerned with critically analysing the importance of the status of knowledge in establishing ‘truth’ about female defendants convicted of murder during the 20th Century. While the abolition of the death penalty in the UK has insured that the impact of this knowledge is no longer one…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Privacy and Healthcare Data

    'Choice of Control' to 'Choice' and 'Control'

    By Christina Munns, Subhajit Basu

    In order for the information society to realise its full potential, personal data has to be disclosed, used and often shared. This book explores the disclosure and sharing of data within the area of healthcare. Including an overview of how health information is currently managed, the authors argue…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge