Law: Public 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh book cover

    States of Emergency and the Law

    The Experience of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By M. Ehteshamul Bari

    In Bangladesh, the absence of effective constitutional safeguards for governing emergency regimes has resulted in each of the five emergencies being invoked on the imprecise ground of internal disturbance. Two of these emergencies were even continued after the alleged threat posed to the life of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • 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 is generally accepted that the Act prevents government from violating fundamental rights, but the extent to which the Act can legitimately be overridden as a result of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • Complex Political Decision-Making: Leadership, Legitimacy and Communication book cover

    Complex Political Decision-Making

    Leadership, Legitimacy and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bursens, Christ'l De Landtsheer, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Political and societal elites are increasingly confronted with complex environments in which they need to take collective decisions. Decision-makers are faced with policy issues situated at different intertwined levels which need to be negotiated with different actors. The negotiation and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law book cover

    The Accountability Gap in EU law

    1st Edition

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses: An historical and normative analysis book cover

    The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses

    An historical and normative analysis, 1st Edition

    By Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis

    In recent years, sunset clauses have mostly been associated with emergency legislation introduced in the wake of terrorist attacks. However, as this book demonstrates, they have a long history and a substantial constitutional impact on the separation of powers and the rule of law. In addition, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review book cover

    Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review

    1st Edition

    By John McGarry

    In the late 1980s, a vigorous debate began about how we may best justify, in constitutional terms, the English courts’ jurisdiction to judicially review the exercise of public power derived from an Act of Parliament. Two rival theories emerged in this debate, the ultra vires theory and the common…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy book cover

    The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

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