Australian Law Products

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of re-written existing judgments and hypothetical judgments, that offer a ‘wild law’ perspective. The term ‘wild law’ names the specific challenges of aligning existing Western legal systems with Thomas Berry’s philosophy of Earth jurisprudence. Based upon ecocentric…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Creighton & Stewart’s Labour Law

    6th Edition

    By Andrew Stewart

    The latest edition of this leading text features a new and expanded team of authors, who explain and analyse Australia's complex system of labour regulation. The book has been substantially restructured and updated to cover the many statutory amendments introduced or proposed over the past five…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Federation Press

  • Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Sir Frederick Darley

    Sixth Chief Justice of New South Wales 1886-1910

    By John Michael Bennett

    The new biography of Sir Frederick Darley in J M Bennett's acclaimed Lives of the Australian Chief Justices series Describes in fascinating detail one of the most extraordinary episodes in Australian judicial history. Richly detailed chapters trace Darley’s progression from birth…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15
    Federation Press

  • Uniform Evidence Law

    3rd Edition

    By John Anderson

    The third edition of Uniform Evidence Law: Text and Essential Cases continues the style of integrated discussion of evidence law from the earlier editions of this work resulting in a seamless synthesis and analysis of this significant area of law and practice. A critical and comparative analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06
    Federation Press

  • Law and Love

    Edited by Joshua Neoh, Renata Grossi

    In our social imaginary, love has become the major existential goal of our times, which is capable of providing all of us with a sense of worth and a way of being in the world (Beck & Beck-Gernsheim, 1995). Love has become our ‘ultimate source of meaning and happiness’: it is a ‘gift’ that…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    Federation Press

  • Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales

    4th Edition

    By Rosemary Lyster

    The key changes in this edition concern planning and assessment, changes to Australia's energy and climate law regime as well as an entirely new chapter on Mining and Environmental Law. The book continues to provide effective integration of planning and assessment provisions with environmental law…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Federation Press

  • Land Contracts in Queensland

    4th Edition

    By Sharon Christensen

    Land Contracts in Queensland provides a thorough, user-friendly account of the law relating to buying and selling freehold land in Queensland. The authors analyse the substance of the transaction through the medium of the latest standard REIQ Residential, Commercial and Community Titles contracts,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Federation Press

  • Ageing and the Law

    Edited by Meredith Blake, Robyn Carroll, Eileen Webb

    This edition of Law in Context comprises six articles addressing some pressing issues of law and policy that arise from Australia's ageing population. One article examines the legality of restraint of persons with dementia in Western Australia against the backdrop of international human rights. Two…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Federation Press

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