Law: Public Law

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror book cover

    Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of Western democracy, free speech and tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the USA fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law–shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law: Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains book cover

    Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law

    Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liesbeth Enneking, Ivo Giesen, Anne-Jetske Schaap, Cedric Ryngaert, Francois Kristen, Lucas Roorda

    A consensus has emerged that corporations have societal and environmental responsibilities when operating transnationally. However, how exactly corporations can be held legally accountable for their transgressions, if at all, is less clear. This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Selective Licensing: The Basis for a Collaborative Approach to Addressing Health Inequalities book cover

    Selective Licensing

    The Basis for a Collaborative Approach to Addressing Health Inequalities, 1st Edition

    By Paul Oatt

    In recent years, the private rented sector has overtaken social housing to become the main housing provider with some of the worse housing conditions that are linked to preventable health inequalities. This book seeks to expand upon previous research in the area with a focus on selective licensing…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency book cover

    Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy

    The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Byrne, Han Entzinger

    The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) was established to provide evidence-based policy advice to EU institutions and Member States. By blending social science research with traditional normative work, it aims to influence human rights policy processes through new ways of framing empirical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Second Amendment and Gun Control: Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution book cover

    The Second Amendment and Gun Control

    Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Yuill, Joe Street

    The Second Amendment, by far the most controversial amendment to the US Constitution, will soon celebrate its 225th anniversary. Yet, despite the amount of ink spilled over this controversy, the debate continues on into the 21st century. Initially written with a view towards protecting the nascent…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Stephen Dempsey, Ram Jakhu

    The Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law is the first book to incorporate a comprehensive analysis of Public Aviation Law – principally international, but also domestic law in a comparative context – in a single volume.International Law is pervasive in Aviation Law, and is incorporated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond book cover

    Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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