Law: Public Law

  • Engineering Constitutional Change: A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA book cover

    Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations: Rights and Resources book cover

    Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations

    Rights and Resources, 1st Edition

    By Rory O'Connell, Aoife Nolan, Colin Harvey, Mira Dutschke, Eoin Rooney

    Human rights based budget analysis projects have emerged at a time when the United Nations has asserted the indivisibility of all human rights and attention is increasingly focused on the role of non-judicial bodies in promoting and protecting human rights. This book seeks to develop the human…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Homeland Security, its Law and its State: A Design of Power for the 21st Century book cover

    Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Christos Boukalas

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Legislative Drafting book cover

    Legislative Drafting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aldo Zammit Borda

    Legislative drafting is an extremely onerous, exacting and highly-skilled task. What is clearly conceived in the mind may not be easily expressed with clarity and precision in words. It is a highly technical discipline, and one of the most vigorous forms of writing. Few lawyers have the special…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Speech: Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies book cover

    Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Local Government in Europe: The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance book cover

    Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Dynamics in the French Constitution: Decoding French Republican Ideas book cover

    Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas, 1st Edition

    By David Marrani

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief: Changes in Europe Since 2001 book cover

    State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Changes in Europe Since 2001, 1st Edition

    By Karen Murphy

    The question of to what extent, manifestations of religious beliefs should be permitted in the European public sphere has become a salient and controversial topic in recent years. Despite the increasing interest however, debates have rarely questioned the conventional wisdom that an increase in the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Human Capacity for Transformational Change: Harnessing the collective mind book cover

    The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind, 1st Edition

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • Women in the Judiciary book cover

    Women in the Judiciary

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw

    Does gender matter in judging? And if so, in what way? Why were there so few women judges only two or three decades ago, and why are there so many now in most countries of the Western world? How do women judges experience their work in a previously male-dominated environment? What are their…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Constructing Sovereignty between Politics and Law book cover

    Constructing Sovereignty between Politics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Tanja E. Aalberts

    This book explores the interplay between sovereignty, politics and law through different conceptualizations of sovereignty. Despite developments such as European integration, globalization, and state failure, sovereignty proves to be a resilient institution in contemporary international politics.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Weak Constitutionalism: Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power book cover

    Weak Constitutionalism

    Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power, 1st Edition

    By Joel Colón-Ríos

    It has been frequently argued that democracy is protected and realized under constitutions that protect certain rights and establish the conditions for a functioning representative democracy. However, some democrats still find something profoundly unsettling about contemporary constitutional…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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