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  • Border Security: Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice book cover

    Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Principle of Legality in Australia and New Zealand book cover

    The Principle of Legality in Australia and New Zealand

    Edited by Dan Meagher, Matthew Groves

    In this age of statutes and human rights the common law principle of legality has assumed a central importance. The principle holds that unless Parliament makes unmistakably clear its intention to curtail or abrogate a common law right, freedom or principle, the courts will not construe a statute…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Federation Press

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered: The Wild Law Judgment Project book cover

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Law and Poverty in Australia: 40 Years after the Poverty Commission book cover

    Law and Poverty in Australia

    40 Years after the Poverty Commission

    Edited by Andrea Durbach, Brendan Edgeworth, Vicki Sentas

    The publication of the Poverty Commission’s Law and Poverty in Australia Report (the Sackville Report) in 1975 was a landmark event in the history of Australian law reform. Since that time, and as Australia has become a more unequal society, there has been no systematic overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Federation Press

  • The Tasmanian Dam Case 30 Years On: An Enduring Legacy book cover

    The Tasmanian Dam Case 30 Years On

    An Enduring Legacy

    Edited by Michael Coper, James Stellios, Heather Roberts

    In one of the great contests between State and federal power, the Tasmanian Dam Case pitted the immovable object of Tasmania’s commitment to a massive hydro-electric project against the irresistible force of the Commonwealth’s determination to protect the environment. Who would prevail? Was it more…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Federation Press

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma: Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy book cover

    Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Entertainment Law book cover

    Entertainment Law

    By Des Butler, Geoff Holland

    Entertainment industries are among the largest in the world. The legal environment in which entertainment operates involves a confluence of eclectic laws such as those concerning free expression and its limits, those concerning intellectual property and their relationship with promoting, limiting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Federation Press

  • I Like A Clamour: John Walpole Willis, Colonial Judge, Reconsidered book cover

    I Like A Clamour

    John Walpole Willis, Colonial Judge, Reconsidered

    By Max Bonnell

    The controversial career of John Walpole Willis is re-evaluated in the first comprehensive study of his legal career. Willis, the fifth judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, served in three colonies, and in each place he wrestled with the role of the law in a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15
    Federation Press

  • Administrative Law 4th edition: Context and Critique book cover

    Administrative Law 4th edition

    Context and Critique

    By Michael Head

    Constant changes in administrative law and shifting political winds reinforce the need for an up-to-date volume that critically examines the law in its contemporary, as well as historical, context. This fourth edition assesses the amalgamation of the federal administrative tribunals, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-13
    Federation Press

  • Migrant Rights at Work: Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour book cover

    Migrant Rights at Work

    Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour

    By Laurie Berg

    Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • The Victorian Planning System: Practice, Problems and Prospects book cover

    The Victorian Planning System

    Practice, Problems and Prospects

    By Stephen Rowley

    The Victorian Planning System: Practice, Problems and Prospects is a successor to Statutory Planning in Victoria (4th edition) and provides an accessible introduction to the Victorian planning system. Written with both urban planners and users of the system in mind, it seeks to demystify a complex…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Federation Press

  • Fiduciary Obligations: 40th Anniversary Republication with Additional Essays book cover

    Fiduciary Obligations

    40th Anniversary Republication with Additional Essays

    By Paul Finn

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Federation Press

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