Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law–shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Assets, Crimes and the State: Innovation in 21st Century Legal Responses book cover

    Assets, Crimes and the State

    Innovation in 21st Century Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Benson, Colin King, Clive Walker

    Organised crime, corruption, and terrorism are considered to pose significant and unrelenting threats to the integrity, security, and stability of contemporary societies. Alongside traditional criminal enforcement responses, strategies focused on following the money trail of such crimes have become…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2020-02-12
    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 – 2020-02-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Introduction to Rwandan Law book cover

    Introduction to Rwandan Law

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Marie Kamatali

    This book explores key innovations in Rwandan law, exploring how the country has tried to combine the homegrown legal system with the civil law and common law legal systems to create a new hybrid legal system. The author explores the history of Rwandan law through the pre-colonial, to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law: Searching for Justice book cover

    People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People’s Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19

  • The Faces of Virtue in Law book cover

    The Faces of Virtue in Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amalia Amaya, Claudio Michelon

    This book gathers together leading voices in virtue theory—an increasingly influential aspect of legal theory in the 21st century—to take stock of virtue jurisprudence’s evolution and suggest ways in which this approach can be further developed. The contributions address the three main axes along…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19

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