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  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Stigma, State Expressions and the Law: Implications of Freedom of Speech book cover

    Stigma, State Expressions and the Law

    Implications of Freedom of Speech, 1st Edition

    By Paul Quinn

    This book demonstrates that the difficulties the law is likely to encounter in regulating the expressive activities of the state, particularly with regard to the stigmatization of vulnerable groups and minorities. Freedom of speech is indispensable to a democratic society, enabling it to operate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • The Far-Right in International and European Law book cover

    The Far-Right in International and European Law

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    Since World War II, the international community has sought to prevent the repetition of destructive far-right forces by establishing institutions such as the United Nations, and by adopting documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jurisprudence and conventions directly prohibit…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Social Justice: Inter-disciplinary Inquiries From India book cover

    Social Justice

    Inter-disciplinary Inquiries From India, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. V. Cybil

    This book explores the political and philosophical underpinnings of exclusion and social injustice in India. It examines social movements, anti-caste uprisings, reformers like Ambedkar and Narayana Guru and writers like Foucault and Serres to establish a link between the political and social milieu…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge India

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation: Easy Cases Making Bad Law book cover

    The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation

    Easy Cases Making Bad Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Connolly

    In 1856, the US Supreme Court denied Dred Scott, now free of slavery, his Constitutional rights, solely because he was black. According to the Court, when the Constitution was drafted, some 60 years earlier, its authors would not have intended that ‘a subordinate and inferior class of beings’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance book cover

    Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all.  With contributions from President Jimmy Carter, UNESCO Secretary General…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Regulation and Inequality at Work: Isolation and Inequality Beyond the Regulation of Labour book cover

    Regulation and Inequality at Work

    Isolation and Inequality Beyond the Regulation of Labour, 1st Edition

    By Vanisha Sukdeo

    This book examines how the law has limitations to the extent that it can combat repression, isolation, and inequality. The main point the book explores is that isolation and inequality cannot be solved by driving up wages and having better working conditions. The true divide between management and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession: The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar book cover

    Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case study, this research explores a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Age Matters: Employing, Motivating and Managing Older Employees book cover

    Age Matters

    Employing, Motivating and Managing Older Employees, 1st Edition

    By Keren Smedley

    Keren Smedley and Helen Whitten's Age Matters provides a comprehensive, innovative and positive approach to recent changes in the regulations and in demography. The authors explain the advantages and disadvantages of the 2006 legislation and its effect on current retirement practices. Packed with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Vetting and Monitoring Employees: A Guide for HR Practitioners book cover

    Vetting and Monitoring Employees

    A Guide for HR Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Howard

    Most employers will at some time need to monitor, record and read e-mails sent and received by their staff, or check on their employees' use of the telephone and internet, or access business correspondence received at work but addressed to a member of staff. There may also be clear cases where…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India book cover

    Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    1st Edition

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge India

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