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  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Procedure

    The Referral Procedure under Article 214 RTC in the Light of EU and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland

    Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Procedure: the Referral Procedure under Article 214 RTC in the Light of EU and International Law is about the referral procedure set out in Article 214 of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC), which Treaty established the Caribbean Community Single Market and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights of the Third Gender in India

    Beyond the Binary, 1st Edition

    By Lopamudra Sengupta

    This book engages with the discourses on human rights as they apply to the transgender or the hijra community in India, capturing not only their larger struggle for legal rights and dignity but also their personal hardships. It situates the issues and concerns of the Indian transgender community…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge India

  • Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990

    1st Edition

    By Keat Gin Ooi

    Although by about 1950 both British Borneo, including the protected sultanate of Brunei, and Indonesian Borneo seemed settled under their different regimes, and well on the way to post-war reconstruction and economic development, the upheavals which affected Southeast and East Asia during the Cold…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

    Inside the Implementation Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Wright, Alexandra Tomaselli

    This book delves into the reasons behind and the consequences of the implementation gap regarding the right to prior consultation and the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America. In recent years, the economic and political projects of Latin American States…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills

    Empire and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Pum Khan Pau

    This book examines the British colonial expansion in the so-called ‘unadministered’ hill tracts of the Indo-Burma frontier and the change of colonial policy from non-intervention to intervention. The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26), which resulted in the British…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Transitional Justice, Corporate Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights

    Lessons from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Laura García Martín

    This book explores the intersection of two emergent and vibrant fields of study in international human rights law: transitional justice and corporate accountability for human rights abuses. While both have received significant academic and political attention, the potential links between them…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    This book presents an innovative approach to gender, nationalism, and the relations between them and analyses the broader social base of Hindu nationalist organisation to understand the growth of 'Hindutva', or Hindu nationalism, in India. Arguing that Hindu nationalist thought and predilections…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • EU-Turkey Relations

    Civil Society and Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    By Özge Zihnioğlu

    This book focuses on the hidden but ever-present civil society dimension of the EU’s policies towards Turkey and uncovers the pitfall of EU-Turkey relations. It establishes the growing depoliticization of Turkish civil society (in contrast to what the EU’s policies aimed for) and engages with the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

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