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  • Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts

    A Comparative and Legal Perspective

    By Katalin Kelemen

    Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to explain their disagreement to the public in a separate opinion…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    In contemporary society there are several issues making for a divisive atmosphere in regard to religion. The decreasing level of spirituality in the West it can be argued has created a wide divide between the 'faithful' and groups such as agnostics, atheists and those of mixed spirituality. In…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Strange Gods

    Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    This volume addresses the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians and sociologists from around the world, including the Americas, Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom, it addresses…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings

    A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Stanislaw Gozdz Roszkowski, Gianluca Pontrandolfo

    This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major developments in the study of how phraseology is used in a wide range of different legal and institutional contexts. This recent interest has been mainly sparked by the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful and above all lawful practices engaged in policing status…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This compilation represents the first study to examine the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing across the Lusophone community. With contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across settings that are connected by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • The Concert of Civilizations

    The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

    By Jeremy Kleidosty

    Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • The Logic of Commitment

    By Gary Chartier

    This book develops and defends a conception of commitment and explores its limits. Gary Chartier shows how commitment serves to resolve conflicts between ordinary moral intuitions and the reality that the basic aspects of human well-being are incommensurable. He outlines a variety of overlapping…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

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