Law: Public Law

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • The Transition of Religion to Culture in Law and Public Discourse book cover

    The Transition of Religion to Culture in Law and Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Lori G. Beaman

    This book explores the recent trend toward the transformation of religious symbols and practices into culture in Western democracies. Analyses of three legal cases involving religion in the public sphere are used to illuminate this trend: a municipal council chamber; a town hall; and town board…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • National Security Review of Foreign Investment: A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union book cover

    National Security Review of Foreign Investment

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Cheng Bian

    In recent years, China, the US, and the EU and its Member States have either promulgated new national laws and regulations or drastically revised existing ones to exert more rigorous government control over inward foreign direct investment (FDI). Such government control pertains to the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Federalism and the Courts in Africa: Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Federalism and the Courts in Africa

    Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yonatan T. Fessha, Karl Kössler

    This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries. A number of them jumped…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Jan Petrov, Katarína Šipulová, Hubert Smekal, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as welcome allies of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Law and Violence Against Women: Europe and the Istanbul Convention book cover

    International Law and Violence Against Women

    Europe and the Istanbul Convention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Niemi, Lourdes Peroni, Vladislava Stoyanova

    This book offers an in-depth and critical analysis of the Istanbul Convention, along with discussions on its impact and implications. The work highlights the place of the Convention in the landscape of international law and policies on violence against women and equality. The authors argue that the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law Made Simple book cover

    Law Made Simple

    14th Edition

    By David L.A. Barker

    This fourteenth edition of Law Made Simple marks the fiftieth year of the publication for one of the best-selling UK Law books. It is the perfect introduction to the English Legal System, and combines an overview of both the legislation and case law relating to all the foundation subjects…

    Paperback – 2020-02-27
    Routledge

  • 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

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