Comparative Law Products

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Corruption in the Global Era

    Causes, Sources and Forms of Manifestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Pasculli, Nicholas Ryder

    Corruption is a globalising phenomenon. Not only is it rapidly expanding globally but, more significantly, its causes, its means and forms of perpetration and its effects are more and more rooted in the many developments of globalisation. The Panama Papers, the FIFA scandals and the Petrobras case…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally, these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes

    Forms, Functions, Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Joel I. Colón-Ríos

    This book examines the interstices among statutory enactment, constitutional convention and  formal constitution in which quasi-constitutionality exists. It provides a focal resource that can serve as a point of reference for scholars interested in quasi-constitutionality as a whole, from…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lülf

    While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking

    Issues of Justice, Legality and Morality, 1st Edition

    By Ragnhild Aslaug Sollund

    This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species and how the trade increasingly puts large numbers of nonhuman species at risk. Focusing on illegal trafficking, the book also discusses the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Lay and Expert Contributions to Japanese Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Erik Herber

    This book examines the little or not previously researched roles and contributions of non-legal professionals in Japanese criminal justice against the background of recent social and legal changes that either gave birth to or affected the roles played by these "outsiders". On the basis of a wealth…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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