Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference book cover

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Postcolonialism and the Law book cover

    Postcolonialism and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and its Paradoxes book cover

    Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Dundes Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations book cover

    Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Space, Time, Justice: From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Leibniz and Law book cover

    Leibniz and Law

    By Janne Nijman

    Hardback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia book cover

    Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond book cover

    Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Super Soldiers: The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications book cover

    Super Soldiers

    The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

    By Jai Galliott, Mianna Lotz

    The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II saw a shift to army tanks, fighter jets and missiles that would go on to fight the next huge…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

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