Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Europe's Other: European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity book cover

    Europe's Other

    European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fitzpatrick, James Henry Bergeron

    First published in 1998, this volume focuses critically on the European identity of the law of the European Union, of national law and the law of human rights. It is primarily concerned with the ways in which European identity is created through the rejection of a malign Other constituted in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Dissonance to Sense: Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law book cover

    From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice book cover

    Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice

    1st Edition

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1997, this volume delves into the most influential theories of economic justice, which ground themselves in utilitarian or related contractarian ideas about the self. These ideas take self-interest to be transparent and unproblematic. Favoured assumptions about the self also make…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using the Bodies of the Dead: Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation book cover

    Using the Bodies of the Dead

    Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Nora Machado

    First published in 1998, this unique, timely book applies sociological concepts and analysis to the study of organ transplantation and related medical phenomena. It provides comparisons between differing transplantation systems and examines the ethical issues of organ transplantation, organ…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Legal Feminisms: Theory and Practice book cover

    Legal Feminisms

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clare McGlynn

    First published in 1998, this book explores the links between theories of feminism and the practice of law, and does so through an examination of a number of contemporary themes in feminist legal studies. From an interdisciplinary perspective, this book examines, as one of its overarching themes,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law: The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights book cover

    Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law

    The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Webster

    Although scholars have shown longstanding interest in the boundaries of interpretation of the right not to be subjected to torture and other prohibited harm, the existing body of work does not sufficiently reflect the significance of the interpretive scope of degrading treatment. This book argues…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition book cover

    Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Law book cover

    Environmental Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter S. Menell

    This title was first published in 2002. Since the importance of environmental governance was realised in the late 1960s and early 1970s, this vibrant area of law has witnessed much change. Assembling insightful essays from a number of key contributors, Environmental Law takes stock of developments…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation: The Case of China book cover

    International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China, 1st Edition

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It focuses on China's patent legislation, its achievements and weaknesses, as well as the intrinsic limitations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    By Peri Bearman

    Edited by Rudolph Peters

    This book surveys secondary literature on the biggest questions that have animated the field of Islamic law since its beginnings. It offers scholars and graduate students a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of research in a particular area.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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