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  • Dickens and the Rise of Divorce: The Failed-Marriage Plot and the Novel Tradition book cover

    Dickens and the Rise of Divorce

    The Failed-Marriage Plot and the Novel Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Hager

    Questioning a literary history that, since Ian Watt's Rise of the Novel, has privileged the courtship plot, Kelly Hager proposes an equally powerful but overlooked narrative focusing on the failed marriage. Hager maps the legal history of marriage and divorce, providing crucial background as she…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Limits of Bodily Integrity: Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective book cover

    The Limits of Bodily Integrity

    Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ruth A. Miller

    This volume argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. The author draws on rights literature, bio-political scholarship, and a gender-studies perspective as a foundation for rethinking the sovereign relationship. In approaching…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law book cover

    Affect and Legal Education

    Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners book cover

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

    1st Edition

    By Claude G. Lancome

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and their contractors. Most owners are not primarily in the business of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Stateless Law: Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline book cover

    Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation book cover

    The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Le Cheng, King Kui Sin, Wagner Anne

    This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field. Part I of the collection focuses on the exploration of legal translatability from a theoretical angle.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Legal Lexicography: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Legal Lexicography

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Disabled Justice?: Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities book cover

    Disabled Justice?

    Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Eilionóir Flynn

    Disability offers a new lens through which to view the effectiveness of access to justice, and the inclusiveness of the justice system as a whole. This book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system, from making a complaint, to investigation, and through…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Legal Education: Simulation in Theory and Practice book cover

    Legal Education

    Simulation in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Strevens, Richard Grimes, Edward Phillips

    The importance of simulation in education, specifically in legal subjects, is here discussed and explored within this innovative collection. Demonstrating how simulation can be constructed and developed for learning, teaching and assessment, the text argues that simulation is a pedagogically…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched or Blended book cover

    A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched or Blended

    1st Edition

    By Sue Farran, Esin Örücü

    A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched, or Blended takes the reader on a fascinating voyage of discovery. It includes case studies of a number of systems from across the globe: Cyprus, Guyana, Jersey, Mauritius, Philippines, Quebec, St Lucia, Scotland, and Seychelles. Each combines…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe book cover

    Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Schandevyl

    Exploring the relationship between gender and law in Europe from the nineteenth century to present, this collection examines the recent feminisation of justice, its historical beginnings and the impact of gendered constructions on jurisprudence. It looks at what influenced the breakthrough of women…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge

  • Adam Smith and Law book cover

    Adam Smith and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence. The collection provides a detailed and overarching analysis of Smith’s work related to law and shows how Smith connected jurisprudence to moral philosophy and to economics.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

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