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  • Arendt and Law

    Edited by Marco Goldoni, Christopher Mccorkindale

    The essays selected for this volume demonstrate the importance of law - conceptually, normatively and practically - to a proper understanding of Hannah Arendt’s work. Though Arendt herself was not a lawyer, and lacked any legal training, it is remarkable that in each of her guises law plays an…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Psychology and Law in Europe

    When West Meets East

    Edited by Par-Anders Granhag, Ray Bull, Alla Shaboltas, Elena Dozortseva

    There are two very good reasons for buying this book. First, it is the first volume ever to offer insights with respect to what is going on within psychology and law in Russia. The field of psychology and law has a very long and strong tradition in Russia, but very little is known about…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29 
    CRC Press

  • The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Patent Rights Harmonization

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    This book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation. In particular, it evaluates China’s patent law development and its participation in the process from the aspects of legislation and enforcement, achievements and deficiencies, including lessons that China could learn from…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    The volume addresses the phenomenon of constitutional acceleration, the increased recourse to constitutional revision and constitution-making - in, as well as on the edges of, contemporary Europe. With constitutional reform becoming less of an exceptional exercise and more of a form of routine…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    By Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gomez Liguerre, Lela Melon

    Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a '…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • The Ethics of Biotechnology

    Edited by Gaymon Bennett

    The essays collected in this volume provide students of ethics with essential tools for making sense of emerging biotechnical capacities and the turbulent power relations these capacities are bringing into the world. Unlike previous reference works in bioethics, which focus on specific domains of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Language Rights

    Edited by Stephen May

    This reference volume brings together the key academic contributions that have shaped the field of language rights over the last 40 years. Work in language rights is particularly concerned with the rights of minority language speakers in modern nation-states. It also encompasses related discussions…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jorg Fedtke

    This book is a companion volume to Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study Volumes 1 and 2, which analysed the effect of human rights on private relationships in a range of democratic jurisdictions around the world. This book looks at a number of additional important…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

  • Machine Ethics and Robot Ethics

    Edited by Wendell Wallach, Peter Asaro

    Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life. Such rapid development in these areas also brings with it a host of social,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • The Principle of Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    Transforming law and governance

    By Klaus Bosselmann

    This book investigates how sustainability informs key principles and concepts of domestic and international law. It calls for the recognition of ecological sustainability as a fundamental principle to guide the entire legal system rather than just environmental legislation. To this end, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

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