Comparative Law Products

  • International Law and Violence Against Women

    Europe and the Istanbul Convention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Niemi, Lourdes Peroni, Vladislava Stoyanova

    This book offers an in-depth and critical analysis of the Istanbul Convention, along with discussions on its impact and implications. The work highlights the place of the Convention in the landscape of international law and policies on violence against women and equality. The authors argue that…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Corruption, Integrity and the Law

    Global Regulatory Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Ryder, Lorenzo Pasculli

    Globalisation has opened new avenues to corruption. Corrupt practices are proliferating not only within national borders but across different countries. Despite many national and international anti-corruption bodies and strategies, corruption far from being eradicated. There is an urgent global…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Assets, Crimes and the State

    Innovation in 21st Century Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Benson, Colin King, Clive Walker

    Organised crime, corruption and terrorism are considered to pose significant and unrelenting threats to the integrity, security and stability of contemporary societies. Alongside traditional criminal enforcement responses, strategies focused on following the money trail of such crimes have become…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Introduction to Rwandan Law

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Marie Kamatali

    This book explores key innovations in Rwandan law, exploring how the homegrown legal system with the civil law and common law legal systems. The author explores the history of Rwandan law through pre-colonial, to colonial and post-independence periods, examines the homegrown legal and justice…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China, 1st Edition

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It focuses on China's patent legislation, its achievements and weaknesses, as well as the intrinsic limitations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People's Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Legal Challenges to the Far-Right

    Lessons from England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    This work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them. It looks at the role of criminal law in tackling hate speech and hate crime and assesses how English law deals with political…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Domestic Military Powers, Law and Human Rights

    Calling Out the Armed Forces, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    This book examines the national and international law, human rights and civil liberties issues involved in governments calling out the armed forces to deal with civil unrest or terrorism. The introduction of domestic military powers has become an international trend. Troops already have been seen…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Accountability, International Business Operations and the Law

    Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liesbeth Enneking, Ivo Giesen, Anne-Jetske Schaap, Cedric Ryngaert, Francois Kristen, Lucas Roorda

    A consensus has emerged that corporations have societal and environmental responsibilities when operating transnationally. However, how exactly corporations can be held legally accountable for their transgressions, if at all, is less clear. This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

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