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  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective

    By Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 

  • China's Influence on Non Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    By Elena Cima

    Edited by Paolo D. Farah

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Focusing on China, the book shows the current trends of Chinese law and policy towards…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 

  • The Latin American Casebook

    Courts, Constitutions and Rights

    By Juan Gonzalez-Bertomeu, Roberto Gargarella

    Juan González-Bertomeu is Assistant Professor of Law at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He specializes in constitutional law, constitutional adjudication, empirical studies, and legal theory. He received his first law degree from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (1999), and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time'

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings a legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 

  • Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 

  • Law, Lawyers and Race

    Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe

    By Mathias Möschel

    Critical Race Theory (CRT) is virtually unheard of in European scholarship, especially among legal scholars. Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the United States to Europe endeavours to fill this gap by providing an overview of the definition and consequences of CRT developed in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 

  • Colonial and Post-colonial Constitutionalism in the Commonwealth

    Peace, Order and Good Government

    By Hakeem O. Yusuf

    The peace, order and good government (POGG) clause is found in the constitutions of almost all Commonwealth countries. Since its introduction, the clause has played a significant role in colonial and post-colonial constitutionalism in Commonwealth jurisdictions.This book is the first full length…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Human Rights and Charity Law

    International Perspectives

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    The 60 or so nations that subscribe to the common law tradition had for centuries broadly accepted the same legal definitions of what constitutes a charity. In recent years, however, a number of countries have embarked on charity law reform processes, designed to strengthen the regulatory framework…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12 
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Accountability and Transparency in the European Union

    Mind the Gap

    By Marios Costa

    Since 1999, with the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of fraud, maladministration and chronic mismanagement, accountability has been firmly placed on the political agenda of EU institutions. Yet since then various events including the non-ratification of the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

    By Kirk Junker

    For law students and lawyers to successfully understand and practice law in the U.S., recognition of the wider context and culture which informs the law is essential. Simply learning the legal rules and procedures in isolation is not enough without an appreciation of the culture that produced them.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 

  • Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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