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  • Corruption, Social Sciences and the Law

    Exploration across the disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ellis

    The problem of corruption, however described, dates back thousands of years. Professionals working in areas such as development studies, economics and political studies, were the first to most actively analyse and publish on the topic of corruption and its negative impacts on economies, societies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Halfway to Freedom of Information

    The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China, 1st Edition

    By Yongxi Chen

    A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating to Chinese citizens…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of Legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Counter-Terrorist Financing Law and Policy

    An analysis of Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Burke Uğur Başaranel, Umut Türkşen

    Since the 9/11 attacks the world has witnessed the creation of both domestic and international legal instruments designed to disrupt and interdict the financial activities of terrorists. This book analyses the counter-terrorist financing law (CTF), policy and practice at the national level,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Consumer Protection, Online Shopping Platforms and EU Law

    1st Edition

    By Christiana Markou

    This book examines agent technology in ecommerce from a consumer protection angle to assess whether EU law contains adequate safeguards against the risks associated with its use. It concentrates on four agent types that assist the consumer while going through the online buying process and in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Corruption in the Global Era

    Causes, Sources and Forms of Manifestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Pasculli, Nicholas Ryder

    Corruption is a globalising phenomenon. Not only it is rapidly expanding globally, but, more significantly, its causes, its means and forms of perpetration and its effects are more and more rooted in the many developments of globalisation. The Panama Papers, the FIFA scandals, the Petrobras case in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Twenty-five Years of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

    1st Edition

    By Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is a unique regional instrument for the protection of children's rights which was established in 1990 by the then Organization of African Unity. It provides for the establishment of a dedicated monitoring body to oversee the implementation…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Commercial Agency Law

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Séverine Saintier

    This title was first published in 2002: The Directive 86/653 has had considerable impact on commercial agencies operating in France and the United Kingdom. This impressive study provides an in-depth critical analysis of the Directive paying particular attention to the working of the French system…

    Hardback – 2019-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law

    A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Damian Carney

    This book considers whether news gatherers should be required to disclose the identity of anonymous sources used in their stories by courts or other bodies. The vast majority of media self-regulatory codes impose an obligation not to disclose the identity of such sources, but many legal systems…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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