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  • Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships

    Money Matters

    Edited by Susan Millns, Simone Wong

    At a time of global and domestic economic crisis, the financial aspects of domestic and familial relationships are more important and more strained than ever before. The focus of this book is on the distribution of wealth and poverty in traditional and non-traditional familial relationships. The…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Pregnancy, Property and Personhood

    By Mary Neal

    This book takes a critical conceptual approach to the jurisprudence of pregnancy, examining how the three concepts of conflict, personhood and property are key to the legal analysis and decision-making surrounding pregnancy. The book begins by questioning the ‘conflict model’ which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Habermas and Law

    Edited by Hugh Baxter

    Habermas and Law makes accessible the most important essays in English that deal with the application to law of the work of major philosophers for whom law was not a main concern. It encompasses not only what these philosophers had to say about law but also brings together essays which…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Sovereignty Conflicts and International Law and Politics

    A Distributive Justice Issue

    By Jorge E. Núñez

    Many conflicts throughout the world can be characterised as sovereignty conflicts in which two States claim exclusive sovereign rights for different reasons over the same piece of land. It is increasingly clear that the available remedies have been less than successful in many of these cases, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It evaluates China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language sources. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative wild law judgment project. In participating in the wild law judgment project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It is generally accepted that the Act prevents government from violating fundamental rights, but the extent to which the Act can legitimately be overridden as a result of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Multinational Integration, Cultural Identity and Regional Self-Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility for regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop, and roundtable with political representatives…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands

    By Godfrey Baldacchino

    Since the coming into force of the United Nations Law of the Sea, states have been targeting outlying islands to expand their exclusive economic zones, simultaneously stirring up strident nationalism when such plans clash with those of neighbouring states. No such actions have brought the world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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