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  • Constitutional Law and the EU Balanced Budget Principle

    By Simina Elena Tănăsescu, Eric Oliva

    Through a series of essays, this book tests the efficiency of introducing the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union or Fiscal Compact’s "golden rule" as positive legislation by assessing the concept of the balanced budget and its capacity to ensure…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to `imposed constitutions’. In recent years the divide between constituent and constituted power has been revisited, raising…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law

    4th Edition

    By Mark Ryan, Steve Foster

    Constitutional and administrative law (public law) is an essential element of all law degrees. Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, while giving you an indispensable foundation in the subject. This revised fourth edition is fully…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Unlocking the Law

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Social Identity and the Law

    Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality

    By Barbara L. Graham

    Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality is an important resource for inquiry into the relationship between law and social identity in the contexts of race, sexuality and intersectionality in the United States. The book provides a systematic legal treatment of selected…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 

  • Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The International Court of Justice in Maritime Disputes

    The Case of Chile and Peru

    By Julio Faundez

    The origins of the maritime dispute between Chile and Peru go back to 1952, when these countries, along with Ecuador, asserted sovereignty over 200 nautical miles from their coasts. This maritime claim is widely regarded as one of the most important contributions by a group of developing countries…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 

  • State and Religion

    The Australian Story

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Law and Religion

  • Law and Public Policy

    By Kevin J. Fandl

    Laws exist to incentivize us to act in a certain manner, in accordance with the policies that our community has deemed right for us. And when we disagree with those laws, we must re-examine our policies, and thus our beliefs and ideas, to decide whether our community has changed.  This is a book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 

  • Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 19,000 people dead and registered as missing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 

  • Public-Private Partnerships in the European Union

    By Christopher Bovis

    Public procurement in the European Union represents almost twelve per cent of the EU's GDP and is continuing to increase, having been identified as a key objective in the EU's aim to become the most competitive economy in the world by 2010. This book provides a one-stop shop,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

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