Comparative Law Products

  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Zenker, Markus Virgil Hoehne

    Customary law and traditional authorities continue to play highly complex and contested roles in contemporary African states. Reversing the common preoccupation with studying the impact of the post/colonial state on customary regimes, this volume analyses how the interactions between state and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • The Latin American Casebook

    Courts, Constitutions, and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan F. Gonzalez-Bertomeu, Roberto Gargarella

    Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in public and political discussions. This casebook takes account of this phenomenon, by offering a rigorous and up-to-date discussion of constitutional…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    1st Edition

    By Jessie Blackbourn, Deniz Kayis, Nicola McGarrity

    Jessie Blackbourn is a research fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, UK. Deniz Kayis is currently the Associate for Chief Justice Allsop AO of the Federal Court of Australia. Nicola McGarrity is a senior lecturer and the Director of the Terrorism Law Reform…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute, 1st Edition

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Political and Constitutional Transitions in North Africa

    Actors and Factors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Frosini, Francesco Biagi

    The transformations which are taking place in the Arab world are dynamic processes characterised by a number of variables that one can refer to as actors and factors. The implications of the Arab uprisings are important for the world at large; the Arab world’s successes, and failures, at this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Comparative Consumer Sales Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Hans-W. Micklitz, Chen Lei

    For many years, legislators around the world have responded to the particular needs of consumers by introducing dedicated rules for consumer sales contracts. In the European Union, a significant push came through the adoption of the Consumer Sales Directive (99/44/EC). Elsewhere in the world,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Legal Education in the Global Context

    Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Gane, Robin Hui Huang

    This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Pragmatism in the Conflict of Laws

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

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