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  • Employment Law 9e book cover

    Employment Law 9e

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Sargeant, David Lewis

    Packed with a wealth of case law and legislation, this book will enable you to fully understand the intricacies of this fast-changing subject with ease. With features such as chapter summaries and further reading suggestions, Employment Law is well-suited to support you in your studies. The ninth…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • International Child Law book cover

    International Child Law

    4th Edition

    By Trevor Buck, Rajnaara Akhtar, Conrad Nyamutata

    This book examines the rights of the child using the global framework of the United Nations International Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989. Analysing both public and private international legal aspects, this cross-disciplinary text promotes a holistic understanding of the on-going…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Defendants and Victims in International Criminal Justice: Ensuring and Balancing Their Rights book cover

    Defendants and Victims in International Criminal Justice

    Ensuring and Balancing Their Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan Pablo Perez-Leon-Acevedo, Joanna Nicholson

    This volume considers a variety of key issues pertaining to the rights of defendants and victims at International Criminal Courts (ICTs) and explores how best to balance and enhance the rights of both in order to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of international criminal proceedings. The…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Regulation of Extractive Industries: Community Engagement in the Arctic book cover

    Regulation of Extractive Industries

    Community Engagement in the Arctic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Anne Merrild Hansen

    This book intends to inform the key participants in extractive projects – namely, the communities, the host governments and the investors – about good practice for effective community engagement, based on analysis of international standards and expectations, lessons from selected case-studies and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Law

  • Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion: Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru book cover

    Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion

    Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

    This book addresses the effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms for repairing social cohesion. Truth commissions and reparation programs are implemented worldwide to enhance social cohesion, peace and democracy in post-conflict settings. Most claims about transitional justice measures are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov

    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…

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

  • Global Think Tanks: Policy Networks and Governance book cover

    Global Think Tanks

    Policy Networks and Governance, 2nd Edition

    By James G. McGann, Laura C. Whelan

    This completely revised edition of Global Think Tanks: Policy Networks and Governance provides a clear description of, and context for, the global proliferation of think tanks. It explores the origins, development and diversity of think tanks and policy networks, discusses past and current issues…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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 Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Implications and Challenges for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Implications and Challenges for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative, and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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