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  • Economic Liberties and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jahel Queralt, Bas van der Vossen

    The status of economic liberties remains a serious lacuna in the theory and practice of human rights. Should a minimally just society protect the freedoms to sell, save, profit and invest? Is being prohibited to run a business a human rights violation? While these liberties enjoy virtually no…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Nonsense upon Stilts (Routledge Revivals)

    Bentham, Burke and Marx on the Rights of Man, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Waldron

    In Nonsense upon Stilts¸ first published in 1987, Waldron includes and discusses extracts from three classic critiques of the idea of natural rights embodied in the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen. Each text is prefaced by an historical introduction and an analysis of its main…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal, and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • What We Ought and What We Can

    1st Edition

    By Alex King

    Are we able to do everything we ought to do? According to the important but controversial Ought Implies Can principle, the answer is yes. In this book Alex King sheds some much-needed light on this principle. She argues that it is flawed because we are obligated to perform some actions that we…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • A New Introduction to Jurisprudence

    Legality, Legitimacy and the Foundations of the Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cliteur, Afshin Ellian

    A New Introduction to Jurisprudence takes one of the central problems of law and jurisprudence as its point of departure: what is the law? Adopting an intermediate position between legal positivism and natural law, this book reflects on the concept of ‘liberal democracy’ or ‘constitutional…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Money, Social Ontology and Law

    1st Edition

    By Angela Condello, Maurizio Ferraris, John Rogers Searle

    Presenting legal and philosophical essays on money, this book explores the conditions according to which an object like a piece of paper, or an electronic signal, has come to be seen as having a value. Money plays a crucial role in the regulation of social relationships and their normative…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Adriana Cavarero

    Resistance and the Voice of Law, 1st Edition

    By Elisabetta R. Bertolino

    Critical legal scholars have made us aware that law is made up not only of rules but also of language. But who speaks the language of law? And can one lawfully speak in one’s voice? For the Italian philosopher Adriana Cavarero, to answer these questions we must not separate who is speaking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite the protection of religious liberty at both national and supranational levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize it –&…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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