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  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognised that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Regulating Preventive Justice

    Principle, Policy and Paradox

    Edited by Tamara Tulich, Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Simon Bronitt, Sarah Murray

    Like medicine, law is replete with axioms of prevention. ‘Prevention is better than cure’ has a long pedigree in both fields. 17th century jurist Sir Edward Coke observed that ‘preventing justice excelleth punishing justice’. A century later, Sir William Blackstone similarly stated that ‘preventive…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Well-Known Trade Marks

    A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU

    By Hiroko Onishi

    This book considers the effectiveness of well-known trade mark protection at an international level. It particularly considers EU trade mark law from Japanese perspectives, and provides a practical and critical overview of trade mark law in Japan, including the historical development of the law and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Diffusion of Law

    The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World

    By Sue Farran, James Gallen, Christa Rautenbach

    In considering diffusion from a global perspective, this book provides timely new insights into its application in a variety of fields and at many levels of both legal and non-legal orderings. This collection contributes to the wider theoretical debate concerning the movement of law and legal…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

    Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem

    By Ido Shahar

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intriguing institution, operating in an environment…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

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