Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Software Agents and Online Buying: Consumer Risks and the EU Legal Response book cover

    Software Agents and Online Buying

    Consumer Risks and the EU Legal Response, 1st Edition

    By Christiana Markou

    This book examines agent technology in ecommerce from a consumer protection angle to assess whether EU law contains adequate safeguards against the risks associated with its use. It concentrates on four agent types that assist the consumer while going through the online buying process and in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law book cover

    Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie

    Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Human Rights Approach to Disability: Cases and Materials book cover

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law, Self and Society book cover

    Law, Self and Society

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Toddington

    This book seeks to reinstate the ethical subject at the heart of social and legal theory. It begins by making a case for the straightforward plausibility and enduring scientific usefulness of the tripartite model of the Soul and its nourishment found in Plato. It questions why this model has been…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Twenty-five Years of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child book cover

    Twenty-five Years of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

    1st Edition

    By Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is a unique regional instrument for the protection of children's rights which was established in 1990 by the then Organization of African Unity. It provides for the establishment of a dedicated monitoring body to oversee the implementation…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law: A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis book cover

    Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law

    A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Damian Carney

    This book considers whether news gatherers should be required to disclose the identity of anonymous sources used in their stories by courts or other bodies. The vast majority of media self-regulatory codes impose an obligation not to disclose the identity of such sources, but many legal systems…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda book cover

    Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley book cover

    Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Lay and Expert Contributions to Japanese Criminal Justice book cover

    Lay and Expert Contributions to Japanese Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Erik Herber

    This book examines the little or not previously researched roles and contributions of non-legal professionals in Japanese criminal justice, against the background of recent social and legal changes that either gave birth to or affected the roles played by these "outsiders". On the basis of a wealth…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Principles of French Constitutional Law book cover

    Principles of French Constitutional Law

    1st Edition

    By Marie Luce Paris-Dobozy

    Principles of French Constitutional Law offers a concise and accessible account of the key principles and rules of constitutional law in the French legal system. With its particular historical background since the chaotic post-revolutionary period and current specific mechanisms, French…

    Paperback – 2019-03-02 
    Routledge

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