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  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    By Natalie Oman

    This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past decade. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with the more recent…

    Hardback – 2017-12-02 
    Routledge

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Postcolonialism and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Dundes Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Leibniz and Law

    By Janne Nijman

    Hardback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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