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  • Religion as Empowerment

    Global Legal Perspectives

    By Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    Within the social sciences there is a clear and established link between good governance and legal empowerment. This volume contributes to this literature and shows how and why legal empowerment is conducive to people acting as fully-fledged legal subjects with regard to the rights stemming from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Law and the Ecosystem Approach

    Maintaining ecological integrity through consistency in law

    By Froukje Maria Platjouw

    The ecosystem approach embodies a concept of the environment which emphasizes the integrated components of nature as complex adaptive systems. This book examines the relationship between the architecture and design of environmental law and the implementation of the ecosystem approach as a means to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law

    The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Right

    By Elaine Webster

    Degrading treatment is one form of harm within the right not to be subjected to torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, recognised as one of the most fundamental guarantees within international human rights law. The prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment has been…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law and Broken Dialectic

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Alan Norrie’s Law and the Beautiful Soul (Routledge, 2005), Alan Norrie addresses the unresolved split between legal and ethical judgment. This split is seen as a product of the historical shaping of legal judgment, such that its abstraction and formalism both eschew ethical…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective

    By Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • China's Influence on Non Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    By Elena Cima

    Edited by Paolo D. Farah

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Focusing on China, the book shows the current trends of Chinese law and policy towards…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

  • The Latin American Casebook

    Courts, Constitutions and Rights

    By Juan Gonzalez-Bertomeu, Roberto Gargarella

    Juan González-Bertomeu is Assistant Professor of Law at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He specializes in constitutional law, constitutional adjudication, empirical studies, and legal theory. He received his first law degree from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (1999), and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time'

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings a legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Empirical Legal Analysis

    Assessing the performance of legal institutions

    Edited by Yun-chien Chang

    This innovative volume explores empirical legal issues around the world. While legal studies have traditionally been worked on and of letters and with a normative bent, in recent years quantitative methods have gained traction by offering a brand new perspective of understanding law. That is, legal…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

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