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  • The ECHR and Human Rights Theory: Reconciling the Moral and the Political Conceptions book cover

    The ECHR and Human Rights Theory

    Reconciling the Moral and the Political Conceptions, 1st Edition

    By Alain Zysset

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between human rights theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so, it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law: Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation book cover

    Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law

    Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Lee James McConnell

    The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected, not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena such as globalisation, privatisation and the proliferation of internal armed conflict…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Legal Approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility: Towards a Llewellyn’s Law-Jobs Approach book cover

    Legal Approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Towards a Llewellyn’s Law-Jobs Approach, 1st Edition

    By Adaeze Okoye

    From the late 20th Century, a catalogue of high profile disasters and controversies has drawn attention to the changing relationship between corporations and society. This is taking place against the context of globalisation and this change has become the driving force for demands that corporations…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Intercultural Constitutionalism: From Human Rights Colonialism to a New Constitutional Theory of Fundamental Rights book cover

    Intercultural Constitutionalism

    From Human Rights Colonialism to a New Constitutional Theory of Fundamental Rights, 1st Edition

    By Salvatore Bonfiglio

    This book argues that the effective protection of fundamental rights in a contemporary, multicultural society requires not only tolerance and respect for others, but also an ethics of reciprocity and a pursuit of dialogue between different cultures of human rights. Nowadays, all cultures tend to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Law and Time book cover

    Law and Time

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Crime Prevention, Migration Control and Surveillance Practices: Welfare Bureaucracy as Mobility Deterrent book cover

    Crime Prevention, Migration Control and Surveillance Practices

    Welfare Bureaucracy as Mobility Deterrent, 1st Edition

    By Veronika Nagy

    EU expansion has stoked fears that criminals from the East may abuse freedom of movement to exploit the benefit systems of richer states. This book examines the way in which physical state borders are increasingly being replaced by internal border controls in the form of state bureaucracies as a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Russian Discourses on International Law: Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon book cover

    Russian Discourses on International Law

    Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By P. Sean Morris

    A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book evaluates and presents a contemporary analysis of Russian discourses on international law from various perspectives, including sociological, theoretical, political, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Spinoza, Ecology and International Law: Radical Naturalism in the Face of the Anthropocene book cover

    Spinoza, Ecology and International Law

    Radical Naturalism in the Face of the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Moa De Lucia Dahlbeck

    This book addresses the use of Benedict Spinoza’s philosophy in current attempts to elaborate an ecological basis for international environmental law. Because the question of environmental protection has not been satisfactory resolved, the legal debate concerning our responsibility for the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Birth of the European Individual: Law, Security, Economy book cover

    Birth of the European Individual

    Law, Security, Economy, 1st Edition

    By Samuli Hurri

    This book examines the birth of the European individual as a juridical problem, focusing on legal case dossiers from the European Court of Justice as an electrifying laboratory for the study of law and society. Foucault’s story of the modern subject constitutes the book’s main theoretical…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract book cover

    The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Claire Cutler, Thomas Dietz

    This edited volume provides critical reflections on the interplay between politics and law in an increasingly transnationalized global political economy. It focuses specifically on the emergence and operation of new forms of governance that are developing through a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered: The Wild Law Judgment Project book cover

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising it in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book consists of original contributions authored by prominent academics, all of whom provide a valuable overview of legal theory…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

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