Comparative Law Products

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    Increasingly, the modern neo-liberal world marginalises any notion of religion or spirituality, leaving little or no room for the sacred in the public sphere. While this process advances, the conservative and harmful behaviours associated with some religions and their adherents exacerbate this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This compilation represents the first study to examine the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing across the Lusophone community. With contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across settings that are connected by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Taxing Culture

    Towards a Theory of Tax Collection Law, 1st Edition

    By Ann Mumford

    The introduction of self-assessment for income tax collection in the late 1990s marked a striking moment of cultural convergence between the UK and the US. This book analyses the socio-political factors leading to and resulting from this fundamental change in the relationship between taxpayers and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

    Coercion and the Law, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships

    Money Matters, 1st Edition

    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

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Janos Jany

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account, 1st Edition

    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

  • Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Transboundary Environmental Governance

    Inland, Coastal and Marine Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Simon Marsden

    Edited by Robin Warner

    Effective protection of the marine and terrestrial environment increasingly requires cooperation between neighbouring States, international organizations, government entities and communities within States. This book analyses key aspects of transboundary environmental law and policy and their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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