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  • Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jrg Fedtke

    This book is a companion volume to Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study Volumes 1 and 2, which analysed the effect of human rights on private relationships in a range of democratic jurisdictions around the world. This book looks at a number of additional important…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Law Between Buildings

    Emergent Global Perspectives in Urban Law

    By Nestor Davidson, Nisha Mistry

    The rich field of urban law has thus far lacked a holistic and concerted scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This work offers new inroads into the global and comparative streams within urban law by presenting emerging frameworks and approaches to topics ranging from urban…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Indigenous Rights in Modern Landscapes

    Nordic Conservation Regimes in Global Context

    Edited by Lars Elenius, Christina Allard, Camilla Sandstrom

    This book examines the diverse use of indigenous customary rights in modern landscapes from a multidisciplinary perspective. Divided into two parts, the first deals explicitly with Sámi customary rights in relation to nature conservation in the Nordic countries and Russia from a legal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines donor-conception and the search for information by donor-conceived people. It details differing regulatory approaches across the globe, including those that provide for ‘open-identity’ or anonymous donation, or that take a ‘dual-track’ approach. In doing so, it identifies models…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the substantive arena relating to consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in extant law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA

    By Joanna Howe

    This book critically examines the proper role of the law in protecting job security in the contemporary workplace. It provides a historical, theoretical, practical and comparative perspective on this under-researched, but fundamentally important, legal mechanism at a time when the pressure to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Credit, Consumers and the Law

    After the global storm

    Edited by Karen Fairweather, Paul O'Shea, Ross Grantham

    Consumer law, particularly consumer credit law, is characterised by increasingly complex regulation in Western economies. Reacting to the Global Financial Crisis, governments in the UK, the EU, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have adopted new laws dealing with consumer credit,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

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

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    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 – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

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