Law: Public Law

  • Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution: Origins and Future book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution

    Origins and Future, 1st Edition

    By Luke Beck

    This book examines the origins of Australia’s constitutional religious freedom provision. It explores, on the one hand, the political activities and motives of religious leaders seeking to give the Australian Constitution a religious character and, on the other, the political activities and motives…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity book cover

    Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Gee, Erika Rackley

    What should be the primary goals of a judicial appointments system, and how much weight should be placed on diversity in particular? Why is achieving a diverse judiciary across the UK taking so long? Is it time for positive action? What role should the current judiciary play in the appointment of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

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

    Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe book cover

    Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution: Balancing Beliefs in Britain book cover

    Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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

    Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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

    Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process book cover

    Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    1st Edition

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation book cover

    Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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

    A Radically Democratic Response to Global Governance

    Dystopian Utopias, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

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

    Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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

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