Law: Public Law

  • Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law: Accountability and International Business Operations book cover

    Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Accountability and International Business Operations

    Edited by L.F.H. Enneking, Ivo Giesen, François Kristen, Cedric Ryngaert, A.L.M. Schaap

    This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from international law, public law, and private law may or may not be used for transnational corporate accountability purposes. This book combines legal-doctrinal approaches with comparative, interdisciplinary and policy insights.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • The Legal Power to Launch War: Who Decides? book cover

    The Legal Power to Launch War

    Who Decides?

    By Michael Head, Kristian Boehringer

    The issue of who has the power to declare war or authorise military action in a democracy has become a major legal and political issue, internationally, and is set to become even more pertinent in the immediate future, particularly in the wake of military action in Syria, ongoing wars in the Middle…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans book cover

    Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognised that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Human Rights-Based Change: The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights book cover

    Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security Law: A Primer book cover

    Homeland Security Law

    A Primer

    By Tyll van Geel

    Since 2001 the U.S. government has been engaged in the delicate balancing act of seeking to protect the country against terrorism, both foreign-connected and wholly domestic, while taking into account a number of constitutional protections that can all too easily be trammelled in the effort to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law: Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America book cover

    Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation book cover

    Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy book cover

    EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy

    By Eduardo Gill-Pedro

    The orthodox view is that rights complement democracy. This book critically examines this view in the context of EU fundamental rights, specifically in situations where EU law requires member states to respect EU fundamental rights. It first sets out a legal theoretical account of how human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Governance and Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality book cover

    Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions book cover

    The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to ‘imposed constitutions’. In recent years there has been renewed interest in the idea of imposition in constitutional…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary: Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary

    Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Kálmán Pócza

    Recent confrontations between constitutional courts and parliamentary majorities, for example in Poland and Hungary, have attracted international interest in the relationship between the judiciary and the legislature in Central and Eastern European countries. Several political actors have argued…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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