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  • 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 – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • 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

    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

  • Finn’s Law: An Australian Justice book cover

    Finn’s Law

    An Australian Justice

    By Bonyhady Tim

    Paul Finn is one of Australia’s great jurists – a figure of national and international significance as both an academic and a judge. While perhaps known for his work on fiduciary obligations and equity more generally, Finn has also been at the forefront of many other areas of private and public law…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Federation Press

  • Constitutional Recognition of First Peoples in Australia: Theories and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Constitutional Recognition of First Peoples in Australia

    Theories and Comparative Perspectives

    By Young Simon, Nielsen Jennifer, Patrick Jeremy

    This collection of essays explores the history and current status of proposals to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution of Australia. The book had its genesis in a colloquium co-hosted by the University of Southern Queensland and Southern Cross University,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18
    Federation Press

  • Strata Title Property Rights: Private governance of multi-owned properties book cover

    Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Australian Critical Decisions: Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams book cover

    Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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