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  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response

    An International Comparison

    By Clare Chambers-Jones, Nicholas Ryder

    This book critically analyses the relationship between central banks and regulatory agencies in light of the global financial crisis. The jurisdictions discussed include the US, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and India. In particular, the book concentrates on the role of the central bank in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Pragmatism in the Conflict of Laws

    By Michael J. Whincop, Mary Keyes, Richard A. Posner

    This title was first published in 2001. After languishing for decades in the domains of rigid doctrinalism and confusing theory, the conflict of laws is increasingly being recognized as an important area of law to a global community. To demonstrate its importance, Michael Whincop and Mary Keyes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime

    By Joshua D. Freilich, Moshe Addad

    Edited by Graeme Newman

    This title was first published in 2002: The issue of immigration and crime in all of its many contexts and forms, is a problem which affects numerous countries throughout the world. In many countries, immigrants have been accused of disproportionate involvement in crime while, in others, immigrants…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Interpretation in Democratic States

    By Tom D. Campbell

    Edited by Jeffrey Goldsworthy

    This title was first published in 2002: The judicial interpretation of statutes and constitutions is the controversial focus of much contemporary legal philosophy and practice. It is crucial for the distribution of power as between legislatures and judiciaries in democratic polities. The original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Freedom of Expression and the Criticism of Judges

    A Comparative Study of European Legal Standards

    Edited by Michael K. Addo

    This title was first published in 2000:  In a collection of essays from selected European jurisdictions, Michael Addo assesses the legal situation of the offences associated with the criticism of judges and judicial activity. Presenting a comparative study of the management of controversial…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Commercial Agency Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Séverine Saintier

    This title was first published in 2002: The Directive 86/653 has had considerable impact on commercial agencies operating in France and the United Kingdom. This impressive study provides an in-depth critical analysis of the Directive paying particular attention to the working of the French system…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    Edited by Graham Gee, Erika Rackley

    What should be the primary goals of a judicial appointments system, and how much weight should be placed on diversity in particular? Why is achieving a diverse judiciary across the UK taking so long? Is it time for positive action? What role should the current judiciary play in the appointment of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia

    Autonomous Sami Law

    By Christina Allard, Susann Funderud Skogvang

    This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current stances in Sami Law research. In addition to chapters by well-known Scandinavian experts,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

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