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  • Church and State in Western Society: Established Church, Cooperation and Separation book cover

    Church and State in Western Society

    Established Church, Cooperation and Separation, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Eberle

    The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship. Focusing on the United Kingdom, where there is official recognition of one religion by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition book cover

    The Death Penalty in Africa

    The Path Towards Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • A Decent Provision: Australian Welfare Policy, 1870 to 1949 book cover

    A Decent Provision

    Australian Welfare Policy, 1870 to 1949, 1st Edition

    By John Murphy

    A Decent Provision is a narrative history of how and why Australia built a distinctive welfare regime in the period from the 1870s to 1949. At the beginning of this period, the Australian colonies were belligerently insisting they must not have a Poor Law, yet had reproduced many of the systems of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Export of Legal Education: Its Promise and Impact in Transition Countries book cover

    The Export of Legal Education

    Its Promise and Impact in Transition Countries, 1st Edition

    By D. Wes Rist

    Edited by Ronald A. Brand

    This collection is the multifaceted result of an effort to learn from those who have been educated in an American law school and who then returned to their home countries to apply the lessons of that experience in nations experiencing social, economic, governmental, and legal transition. Written by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature: Estate, Blood, and Body book cover

    The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature

    Estate, Blood, and Body, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl L. Nixon

    Cheryl Nixon's book is the first to connect the eighteenth-century fictional orphan and factual orphan, emphasizing the legal concepts of estate, blood, and body. Examining novels by authors such as Eliza Haywood, Tobias Smollett, and Elizabeth Inchbald, and referencing never-before analyzed case…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Myth, Rulership, Church and Charters: Essays in Honour of Nicholas Brooks book cover

    Myth, Rulership, Church and Charters

    Essays in Honour of Nicholas Brooks, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Wareham

    Edited by Julia Barrow

    For more than forty years Nicholas Brooks has been at the forefront of research into early medieval Britain. In order to honour the achievements of one of the leading figures in Anglo-Saxon studies, this volume brings together essays by an internationally renowned group of scholars on four themes…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Inheritance Law and Political Theology in Shakespeare and Milton: Election and Grace as Constitutional in Early Modern Literature and Beyond book cover

    Inheritance Law and Political Theology in Shakespeare and Milton

    Election and Grace as Constitutional in Early Modern Literature and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Joseph S. Jenkins

    Reading God's will and a man's Last Will as ideas that reinforce one another, this study shows the relevance of England's early modern crisis, regarding faith in the will of God, to current debates by legal academics on the theory of property and its succession. The increasing power of the dead…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes book cover

    Governing through Crime in South Africa

    The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Gail Super

    This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. Having undergone a dramatic transition from authoritarianism to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-Century Britain book cover

    Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Jack Lynch

    In the first extended treatment of the debates surrounding public deception in eighteenth-century Britain, Jack Lynch contends that forgery, fakery, and fraud make explicit the usually unspoken grounds on which Britons made sense of their world. Confrontations with inauthenticity, in other words,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Democracy in Iraq: History, Politics, Discourse book cover

    Democracy in Iraq

    History, Politics, Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Isakhan

    This book proposes a significant reassessment of the history of Iraq, documenting democratic experiences from ancient Mesopotamia through to the US occupation. Such an analysis takes to task claims that the 'West' has a uniquely democratic history and a responsibility to spread democracy across the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution book cover

    Pragmatism and Law

    From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution, 1st Edition

    By Michal Alberstein

    Pragmatism and Law provides a textual reading of the American legal discourse, as it unfolds through various genres of pragmatism, which evolve and transform during the twentieth century. The historical narrative, which the book weaves, traces the transformation of the pragmatic idea from the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Law, Sensibility and the Sublime in Eighteenth-Century Women's Fiction: Speaking of Dread book cover

    Law, Sensibility and the Sublime in Eighteenth-Century Women's Fiction

    Speaking of Dread, 1st Edition

    By Sue Chaplin

    This work offers, firstly, a fresh historical, philosophical and cultural interpretation of the relation between the eighteenth-century discourse of sensibility, the sublime, and the theory and practice of eighteenth-century law. Secondly, the work exposes and explores the influence of this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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