Law: Public Law

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2012-05-03
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998: Contemporary themes and perspectives book cover

    Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998

    Contemporary themes and perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Kang-Riou

    This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well…

    Hardback – 2012-03-13
    Routledge

  • Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights: International Standards and Comparative Experiences book cover

    Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights

    International Standards and Comparative Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paul O'Connell

    Notwithstanding the widespread and persistent affirmation of the indivisibility and equal worth of all human rights, socio-economic rights continue to be treated as the "Cinderella" of the human rights corpus. At a domestic level this has resulted in little appetite for the explicit recognition and…

    Hardback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Early Warning System for the Principle of Subsidiarity: Constitutional Theory and Empirical Reality book cover

    The Early Warning System for the Principle of Subsidiarity

    Constitutional Theory and Empirical Reality, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Kiiver

    This book offers a comprehensive systematic analysis of the European Union’s Early Warning System (EWS) for subsidiarity, which was introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon. The book includes both a detailed theoretical analysis of the EWS as well as an assessment of how national parliaments have…

    Hardback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Law and Development in Asia book cover

    Law and Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • The European Constitution, Welfare States and Democracy: The Four Freedoms vs National Administrative Discretion book cover

    The European Constitution, Welfare States and Democracy

    The Four Freedoms vs National Administrative Discretion, 1st Edition

    By Christoffer C. Eriksen

    This book explores how the right to the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital in the European Union legal order affects welfare states. These "four freedoms", as they are known, are vital instruments for the protection of a European market unencumbered by internal frontiers. The…

    Hardback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Positive Obligations of the State under the European Convention of Human Rights book cover

    The Positive Obligations of the State under the European Convention of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Dimitris Xenos

    The system of the European Convention of Human Rights imposes positive obligations on the state to guarantee human rights in circumstances where state agents dot not directly interfere. In addition to the traditional/liberal negative obligation of non-interference, the state must actively protect…

    Hardback – 2011-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Fundamental Rights and Private Law in Europe: The Case of Tort Law and Children book cover

    Fundamental Rights and Private Law in Europe

    The Case of Tort Law and Children, 1st Edition

    By Nuno Ferreira

    The book explores, from a comparative and inter-disciplinary perspective, the relationship between fundamental rights and private law in Europe, a debate usually referred to as Drittwirkung or ‘horizontal effect of fundamental rights’. It discusses the different models of ‘horizontal effect’ and…

    Hardback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge

  • Law and Religion in Public Life: The Contemporary Debate book cover

    Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Richard Mohr

    With religion at centre stage in conflicts worldwide, and in social, ethical and geo-political debates, this book takes a timely look at relations between law and religion. To what extent can religion play a role in secular legal systems? How do peoples of various faiths live successfully by both…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Litigation in Asia book cover

    Public Interest Litigation in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau

    This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences…

    Hardback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11 book cover

    Counter-Terrorism and Beyond

    The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    This book considers the increasing trend towards a ‘culture of control’ in democratic countries. The post-9/11 counter-terrorism laws in nations such as the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia provide a stark demonstration of this trend. These laws share a focus on the pre-emption of crime,…

    Hardback – 2010-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • New Courts in Asia book cover

    New Courts in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ‘new courts’ over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ‘new courts’ under…

    Hardback – 2009-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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