Law: Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Comparative constitutional change has recently emerged as a distinct field in the study of constitutional law. It is the study of the way constitutions change through formal and informal mechanisms, including amendment, replacement, total and partial revision, adaptation, interpretation, disuse,…

    Hardback – 2020-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Law and Imagination in Troubled Times: A Legal and Literary Discourse book cover

    Law and Imagination in Troubled Times

    A Legal and Literary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Mullender, Matteo Nicolini, Thomas D.C. Bennett, Emilia Mickiewicz

    This collection focuses on how troubled times impact upon the law, the body politic, and the complex interrelationship among them. It centres on how they engage in a dialogue with the imagination and literature, thus triggering an emergent (but thus far underdeveloped) field concerning the ‘legal…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Collective Punishment and Human Rights Law: Addressing Gaps in International Law book cover

    Collective Punishment and Human Rights Law

    Addressing Gaps in International Law, 1st Edition

    By Cornelia Klocker

    This book analyses collective punishment in the context of human rights law. Collective punishment is a concept deriving from the law of armed conflict. It describes the punishment of a group for an act allegedly committed by one of its members and is prohibited in times of armed conflict. Although…

    Hardback – 2020-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of Trust and Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Trust and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Simon

    Trust is pervasive in our lives. Both our simplest actions—like buying a coffee, or crossing the street—as well as the functions of large collective institutions—like those of corporations and nation states—would not be possible without it. Yet, only in the last several decades has trust started to…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Fictional Discourse and the Law book cover

    Fictional Discourse and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Lind

    Drawing on insights from literary theory and analytical philosophy, this book analyzes the intersection of law and literature from the distinct and unique perspective of fictional discourse.  Pursuing an empirical approach, and using examples that range from Victorian literature to the current…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge

  • The Province of Jurisprudence Determined by John Austin book cover

    The Province of Jurisprudence Determined by John Austin

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Campbell, Philip A. Thomas

    First published in 1998, this text is the prefatory first part of Austin’s Lectures on Jurisprudence or the Philosophy of Positive Laws and first appeared separately from the Lectures in 1832. This volume reproduces the standard text of The Province from Robert Campbell’s fifth edition, published…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law: The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason book cover

    Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant’s global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book argues that to understand the complexities of our current legal-institutional arrangements, we first need an insight into Kant’s global politics, and highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • 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 – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward, Deborah Tollefsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility comprehensively addresses questions about who is responsible and how blame or praise should be attributed when human agents act together. Such questions include: Do individuals share responsibility for the outcome or are individuals responsible…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • To Speak as a Judge: Difference, Voice and Power book cover

    To Speak as a Judge

    Difference, Voice and Power, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the nature of adjudication in the common law tradition from a feminist postmodernist perspective. The author accepts and celebrates the ‘choices’ open to the judge and argues that without choice, judgment cannot be properly judicial. The first full…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Mental Basis of Responsibility book cover

    The Mental Basis of Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By Walter Glannon

    This title was first published in 2002: This book is an analysis of the ways in which mental states ground attributions of responsibility to persons. Particular features of the book include: attention to the agent’s epistemic capacity for beliefs about the foreseeable consequences of actions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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