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  • Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment book cover

    Earth Jurisprudence

    Private Property and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Peter D. Burdon

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt: Law, Politics, Theology book cover

    The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts: A Law and Politics Approach book cover

    EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities book cover

    Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Secrecy, Law and Society book cover

    Secrecy, Law and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal' book cover

    Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal', 1st Edition

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law book cover

    International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles J Russo

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Europeanization of Judicial Review book cover

    Europeanization of Judicial Review

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Ch. Corkin

    Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire: The Disembodied Shade book cover

    Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade, 1st Edition

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy book cover

    After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice book cover

    The Concept of the Civilian

    Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Claire Garbett

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Policing and the Politics of Order-Making book cover

    Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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