Comparative Law Products

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the UK

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Justice as Friendship

    A Theory of Law

    By Seow Hon Tan

    This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

    Coercion and the Law

    By Brendan D. Kelly

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships

    Money Matters

    Edited by Susan Millns, Simone Wong

    At a time of global and domestic economic crisis, the financial aspects of domestic and familial relationships are more important and more strained than ever before. The focus of this book is on the distribution of wealth and poverty in traditional and non-traditional familial relationships. The…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • E-Voting Case Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Ardita Driza Maurer, Jordi Barrat

    E-voting is the use of electronic means in the casting of the vote at political elections or referendums. This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. With contributions by renowned experts on thirteen…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework

    By Christine Riefa

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account

    By Graeme Orr

    ’Why do we vote in schools?’ ’What is the social meaning of secret balloting?’ ’What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?’ ’What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?’ ’How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It evaluates China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language sources. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands

    By Godfrey Baldacchino

    Since the coming into force of the United Nations Law of the Sea, states have been targeting outlying islands to expand their exclusive economic zones, simultaneously stirring up strident nationalism when such plans clash with those of neighbouring states. No such actions have brought the world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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