Comparative Law Products

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 the case of China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

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