Law: Public Law

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

    The Legal Power to Launch War

    Who Decides?, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions book cover

    The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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

    Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror book cover

    Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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

  • Surveillance and the Law: Language, Power and Privacy book cover

    Surveillance and the Law

    Language, Power and Privacy, 1st Edition

    By Maria Helen Murphy

    Surveillance of citizens is a clear manifestation of government power. The act of surveillance is generally deemed acceptable in a democratic society where it is necessary to protect the interests of the nation and where the power is exercised non-arbitrarily and in accordance with the law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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