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  • 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 the extent to which laws in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia regulate access to assisted reproductive technology (ART) and control the use of surrogacy and payments made to surrogate mothers. It also provides a review of the varied answers offered to the…

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

  • 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 – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

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

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

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

  • 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 Paul O'Shea, Karen Fairweather, 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

  • Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    This book explores the recent trend of enhancing the role of the people in constitutional change. It traces the reasons underlying this tendency, the new ways in which it takes form, the possibilities of success and failure of such ventures as well as the risks and benefits it carries. To do so, it…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralism

    Local dispute settlement and the Indian-state relationship in Ecuador

    By Marc Simon Thomas

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • 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 – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japan

    A square block in a round hole?

    By Anna Dobrovolskaia

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

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