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  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Routledge International Handbook of Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This up-to-date resource on restorative justice theory and practice is the literature’s most comprehensive and authoritative review of original research in new and contested areas. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions, disciplines and legal traditions, this edited…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean

    The Pluralistic Moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ferrari, James Toronto

    This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries, namely Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, and Palestine. In particular, the book, with an interdisciplinary approach, investigates the role…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Colin D Robertson

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Multinationals and the Constitutionalization of the World Power System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Robé, Antoine Lyon-Caen, Stéphane Vernac

    This collection offers a powerful and coherent study of the transformation of the multinational enterprise as both an object and subject of law within and beyond States. The study develops an analysis of the large firm as being a system of organization exercising vast powers through various…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Salim Farrar, Ghena Krayem

    The book explores the relationship between Muslims, the Common Law and Sharīʽah post-9/11. The book looks at the accommodation of Sharīʽah Law within Western Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary, in particular, in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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