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  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful, and above all lawful practices engaged in policing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    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

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Regulating Preventive Justice

    Principle, Policy and Paradox, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Tulich, Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Simon Bronitt, Sarah Murray

    Like medicine, law is replete with axioms of prevention. ‘Prevention is better than cure’ has a long pedigree in both fields. 17th century jurist Sir Edward Coke observed that ‘preventing justice excelleth punishing justice’. A century later, Sir William Blackstone similarly stated that ‘preventive…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Credit, Consumers and the Law

    After the global storm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fairweather, Paul O'Shea, 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

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