Law: Public Law

  • States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh book cover

    States of Emergency and the Law

    The Experience of Bangladesh

    By M. Ehteshamul Bari

    The declaration of a state of emergency can be a legitimate constitutional method to protect the interests of society in times of national crises provided it is not exercised in a manner that compromises commitment to democratic values, such as maintaining the rule of law and safeguarding the core…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World: Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the UK book cover

    Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the UK

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion: A Comparative Administrative Law Study book cover

    The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism book cover

    Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

    Edited by Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    The decade after 11 September 2001 saw the enactment of counter-terrorism laws around the world. These laws challenged assumptions about public institutions, human rights and constitutional law. Those challenges are particularly apparent in the context of the increased surveillance powers granted…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law book cover

    Constitutional & Administrative Law

    12th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion book cover

    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom: To be Fully Human book cover

    Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act: Republican Analysis of Citizen Power book cover

    Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It is generally accepted that the Act prevents government from violating fundamental rights, but the extent to which the Act can legitimately be overridden as a result of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book book cover

    Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book

    By Matthew Cain Ormondroyd

    The Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book is a concise, practical guide to the legal and practical issues surrounding non-domestic rates and council tax. An essential tool for busy tax collection practitioners in local authorities and private practice, it will also be suitable for a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Law Among Nations: An Introduction to Public International Law book cover

    Law Among Nations

    An Introduction to Public International Law, 11th Edition

    By Gerhard von Glahn, James Larry Taulbee

    Offering a more accessible alternative to casebooks and historical commentaries, Law Among Nations explains issues of international law by tracing the field's development and stressing key principles, processes, and landmark cases. This comprehensive text eliminates the need for multiple books by…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • A Radically Democratic Response to Global Governance: Dystopian Utopias book cover

    A Radically Democratic Response to Global Governance

    Dystopian Utopias

    By Margaret Stout, Jeannine M. Love

    This book presents a critique of dominant governance theories grounded in an understanding of existence as a static, discrete, mechanistic process, while also identifying the failures of theories that assume dynamic alternatives of either a radically collectivist or individualist nature.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • 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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