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  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics and Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Migrant Rights at Work

    Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour

    By Laurie Berg

    Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Cowen and Zines's Federal Jurisdiction in Australia

    4th Edition

    By Leslie Zines

    This book examines the jurisdiction of the High Court, federal courts and Territory courts, as well as the federal jurisdiction of State courts. It is an area of law that has been described as technical, complicated, difficult and not infrequently absurd. It is, however, the direct result of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • The Critical Judgments Project

    Re-reading Monis v The Queen

    By Rosalind Dixon

    This book introduces students to a number of critical legal perspectives and demonstrates how such perspectives might be used to influence and reimagine existing legal doctrines. It extends the seminal Feminist Judgments Project and adapts it specifically for the purpose of teaching critical legal…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • Ministerial Advisers in Australia

    The Modern Legal Context

    By Yee-Fui Ng

    From their origins in the shadows of Australian public administration, ministerial advisers have been increasingly thrust into the limelight through scandals that appear on the front page of the newspapers. This book traces the rise in the power and significance of Australian ministerial advisers.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • Migrant Labour Law

    Unfolding Justice at Work in Free Markets

    By Giovanni Di Lieto

    In our globalised world, we constantly talk about the need to future-proof our skills and jobs to remain competitive in an increasingly mobile society and economy. However, labour migration policies, institutions and safeguards are lagging way behind. This study endeavours to explore possible…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • Ong on Contribution

    By Denis SK Ong

    Ong on Contribution is Professor Denis SK Ong’s sixth treatise in the field of equity. With its rigorous, yet accessible, approach to this complex area of law Ong on Contribution is a perfect supplement to his earlier acclaimed works: Trusts Law in Australia (now in its 4th edition), Ong on…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • Indigenous Australians, Social Justice and Legal Reform

    Honouring Elliott Johnston

    Edited by Hossein Esmaeili, Gus Worby, Simone Tur

    Elliott Johnston was a most unusual lawyer…Coming generations of lawyers can be encouraged to reflect upon the causes of justice and equality that he so powerfully espoused. The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Twenty-five years after Elliott Johnston's thorough and prescient Report on the Royal…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Federation Press

  • From Dialogue to Disagreement in Comparative Rights Constitutionalism

    By Scott Stephenson

    The bills of rights adopted in the Commonwealth countries of Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and, at the subnational level, Australia in recent decades, have prompted scholars and institutional actors involved in the process of constitutional design and reform to rethink how to evaluate and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    Federation Press

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