Law: Public Law

  • Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish book cover

    Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Farrell, Eleanor Drywood, Edel Hughes

    This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans book cover

    Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognized that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy book cover

    EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Gill-Pedro

    The orthodox view is that rights complement democracy. This book critically examines this view in the context of EU fundamental rights, specifically in situations where EU law requires member states to respect EU fundamental rights. It first sets out a legal theoretical account of how human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Leading Works in Law and Religion book cover

    Leading Works in Law and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    Leading Works in Law and Religion brings together leading and emerging scholars in the field from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Each contributor has been invited to select and analyse a ‘leading work’, which has for them shed light on the way that Law and Religion are intertwined. The chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Leading Works in 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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • State and Religion: The Australian Story book cover

    State and Religion

    The Australian Story, 1st Edition

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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