Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris

    Despite the fact that the appropriation of land and resources of the so-called New World necessarily involved the dispossession and exploitation (and, sometimes, genocide) of the original inhabitants of colonized nations, it was not until the late twentieth century that Indigenous Peoples attained…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions book cover

    The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to `imposed constitutions’. In recent years the divide between constituent and constituted power has been revisited, raising…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • God(s) Over Constitution: Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century book cover

    God(s) Over Constitution

    Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

    By Larry Catá Backer

    This book focuses on the two great shifts in constitutionalist thinking during the last century: the remaking of constitutionalism from a tool of state power to an attempt to systematize, institutionalize, and implement an international higher law; and the rejection of this development by…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Respect: A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine book cover

    Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Legally right or wrong – morally unjust book cover

    The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking

    Legally right or wrong – morally unjust

    By Ragnhild Sollund

    This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species. While the focus is on illegal trafficking, its wider aim is to discuss the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with laws and regulations. Drawing on the findings of empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror book cover

    Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror book cover

    Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    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 of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Development book cover

    International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World book cover

    Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • After the Judicial Revolution: How Regime Politics Constituted and Constrained the Gleeson Court book cover

    After the Judicial Revolution

    How Regime Politics Constituted and Constrained the Gleeson Court

    By Rebecca D. Gill, Jason Pierce

    Over the last thirty years, supreme courts across the common law world have been undergoing revolutionary changes in their roles and responsibilities and a concomitant global expansion of judicial power and politicization of courts. While much has been written about the events leading up to these,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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