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  • State Interest and the Sources of International Law

    Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law

    By Markus Beham

    This book addresses the disparity between the scholarly assessment of ‘non-treaty’ and positive law in the area of ‘moral concepts’, understood as altruistic, as opposed to reciprocal legal obligations. It shows how scholars are generously willing to assert the existence of a rule of international…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response

    An International Comparison

    By Clare Chambers-Jones, Nicholas Ryder

    This book critically analyses the relationship between central banks and regulatory agencies in light of the global financial crisis. The jurisdictions discussed include the US, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and India. In particular, the book concentrates on the role of the central bank in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 

  • Knowledge Transmission

    By Stephen Wright

    Much of what we know comes, in one way of another, from believing what other people say. Facts about geography, history and science would be simply beyond us if believing the testimonies of other people were not way of coming to know things. In this book, Stephen Wright investigates the way in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Free Will and the Law

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Allan McCay, Michael Sevel

    This collection critically discusses the ground-breaking contribution of philosopher and appellate judge, David Hodgson, to the free will debate, and the significance of his contribution to the philosophy of law. Bringing together many of the world’s leading theorists of free will and legal…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Towards A Schmittian Theory of Regionalism within International Law and Relations

    Testing Grossraum Analysis with Two Case Studies of Regional Institutions

    By Michael Salter, Yinan Yin

    This book develops a critical analysis of how the USA has deployed various imperialistic devices within international law in order to expand its zone of influence on a global scale. The work then sets out a suggested theoretical framework highlighting an alternative regionalist model of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 

  • Law, Society and the Right to Housing

    By Nico Moons

    From the very first negotiations of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights half a century ago up until this day, socio-economic rights have often been regarded as less enforceable than civil and political rights. The right to adequate housing, even though protecting one…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts

    Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes

    By Stefanus Hendrianto

    This book critically evaluates different models of judicial leadership in Indonesia to examine the impact that individual chief justices can have on the development of constitutional courts. It explores the importance of this leadership as a factor explaining the dynamic of judicial power. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Islamic Law in Context

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Rule of Unwritten International Law

    Customary Law, General Principles, and World Order

    By Peter Staubach

    This book seeks to re-appreciate the concept of customary international law as a form of spontaneous societal self-organisation, and to develop the methodological consequences that ensue from this conception for the practice of its application. In pursuing this aim, the author draws from three…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge Research in International Law

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