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  • Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century

    By Christos Boukalas

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic…

    Paperback – 2016-02-20 
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations

    Rights and Resources

    By Rory O'Connell, Aoife Nolan, Colin Harvey, Mira Dutschke, Eoin Rooney

    Human rights based budget analysis projects have emerged at a time when the United Nations has asserted the indivisibility of all human rights and attention is increasingly focused on the role of non-judicial bodies in promoting and protecting human rights. This book seeks to develop the human…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Internet and Constitutional Law

    The protection of fundamental rights and constitutional adjudication in Europe

    Edited by Oreste Pollicino, Graziella Romeo

    This book analyses emerging constitutional principles addressing the regulation of the internet at both the national and the supranational level. These principles have arisen from cases involving the protection of fundamental rights. This is the reason why the book explores the topic thorough the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Legislative Drafting

    Edited by Aldo Zammit Borda

    Legislative drafting is an extremely onerous, exacting and highly-skilled task. What is clearly conceived in the mind may not be easily expressed with clarity and precision in words. It is a highly technical discipline, and one of the most vigorous forms of writing. Few lawyers have the special…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review

    By John McGarry

    In the late 1980s, a vigorous debate began about how we may best justify, in constitutional terms, the English courts’ power to judicially review the exercise of public power derived from an Act of Parliament. Two rival theories emerged in this debate: the ultra vires theory and the common law…

    Hardback – 2015-12-19 

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law

    Key Facts and Key Cases

    By Jamie Grace

    Key Facts Key Cases Constitutional & Administrative Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Constitutional & Administrative Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for: - The European Court of Human Rights and the UK Supreme Court -…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
    Key Facts Key Cases

  • Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

    11th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Trusted by students and academics for 20 years! Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Constantly updating and evolving, it is now accompanied by a range of…

    Pack - Book & Online – 2015-07-21

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas

    By David Marrani

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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