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  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    By Jeffrey Lipshaw

    The concept of learning to ‘think like a lawyer’ is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students…

    Hardback – 2017-03-18 

  • Lawyers, Learning and the Challenge of Corruption

    By Nigel Duncan, Sally Hughes

    Lawyers, learning and the challenge of corruption is designed to clarify our state of knowledge of the pedagogy of this field and create a reference and resource for teaching the generation of lawyers who face the challenge of modern corruption. It develops clear keys to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Emerging Legal Education

  • From Contract to Status

    The Story of Contract Law and Inequality

    By Danielle Kie Hart

    Our system of contract law depends for its legitimacy on the idea that contract law only concerns private agreements between private parties and nothing else. As such, conventional wisdom holds that contract law is a private law subject, not a public law subject. This book challenges that view. It…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 

  • Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics has recently increased dramatically, but challenges of practical implementation remain. Issues such as climate change, water scarcity, privatisation and conflict over water resources have heightened this interest, especially where outcomes are environmentally…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada and the USA

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This book examines the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing in the Portuguese-speaking world. Comprising original contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across this transnational assemblage of nations, connected…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every generation finds a new reason 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. Natural Law and Religious Freedom aims to address what is relatively…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    By Olufolahan Adeleke

    International investment law has experienced major developments over the last few years. While a large number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) form the core of African investment treaties, the rise in regional trade agreements as well as changing shifts in domestic law approaches would…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    The proposed volume is the first to address 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Victimisation and Criminal Justice in Germany

    By Dirk Baier, Christian Pfeiffer

    Representative research and presentation of data on crime rates and trends has largely been focused on common law jurisdictions, particularly the UK and USA. This volume seeks to bring a new perspective by drawing on the interdisciplinary work of the Criminal Research Institute of Lower Saxony to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

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