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  • Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective book cover

    Climate Change and Human Rights

    An International and Comparative Law Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ottavio Quirico, Mouloud Boumghar

    Do anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions affect human rights? Should fundamental rights constrain climate policies? Scientific evidence demonstrates that anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions contribute to increasing atmospheric temperatures, soon passing the compromising threshold of 2° C.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Comparative Executive Clemency: The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective book cover

    Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Climate Change and Anthropos: Planet, people and places book cover

    Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places, 1st Edition

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Sustainability: Moral responsibilities for the future book cover

    Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Cultural Development: Trade, cultural policy and the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity book cover

    The Politics of Cultural Development

    Trade, cultural policy and the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Ben Garner

    There is a growing recognition of the role that culture can play in sustainable development strategies. This development has generally been welcomed, but also raises a number of questions: What are the implications in policy and practice? Who are the most influential voices in promoting a global…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia book cover

    Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Bünte, Björn Dressel

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Regulation in the European Electricity Sector book cover

    Regulation in the European Electricity Sector

    1st Edition

    By Maciej M Sokołowski

    Since the very beginning of European integration, electricity has been within the legal sphere of the EU. Much of this is found within the binding European acts making up the framework of the Energy Packages. The established legal institutions have had a significant impact on the shape of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access): The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access)

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a Human-Centered Recovery book cover

    Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Between Morality and the Law: Corruption, Anthropology and Comparative Society book cover

    Between Morality and the Law

    Corruption, Anthropology and Comparative Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Italo Pardo

    This book explores illegal forms of corruption and, more widely, moral and legal forms of corruption. The authors draw on detailed ethnographic accounts of corrupt practice at local, national and international levels. Coverage includes both Western and non-Western societies, from Italy to Latin…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management book cover

    The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Danner

    Edited by Jules Winterton

    Around the world, legal information managers, law librarians and other legal information specialists work in many settings: law schools, private law firms, courts, government, and public law libraries of various types. They are characterized by their expertise in working with legal information in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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