Law: Australian Law

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

    Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Other People's Country: Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites book cover

    Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

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

    Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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

    Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Beyond Communal and Individual Ownership: Indigenous Land Reform in Australia book cover

    Beyond Communal and Individual Ownership

    Indigenous Land Reform in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Leon Terrill

    Over the last decade, Australian governments have introduced a series of land reforms in communities on Indigenous land. This book is the first in-depth study of these significant and far reaching reforms. It explains how the reforms came about, what they do and their consequences for Indigenous…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty: The Contested Governance of Health book cover

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health, 1st Edition

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society book cover

    Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society, 1st Edition

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters book cover

    Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment book cover

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom book cover

    Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

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