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  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Justice as Friendship

    A Theory of Law, 1st Edition

    By Seow Hon Tan

    This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia

    Autonomous Sami Law, 1st Edition

    By Christina Allard, Susann Funderud Skogvang

    This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current stances in Sami Law research. In addition to chapters by well-known Scandinavian experts,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Networking the Rule of Law

    How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Dallara, Daniela Piana

    Judicial networks have proved effective in influencing recent judicial policies enacted by both old and new EU member states. However, this influence has not been standard. This volume seeks to improve our understanding of how networks function, as well as the extent they matter in the governance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts

    A Comparative and Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Katalin Kelemen

    Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to explain their disagreement to the public in a separate opinion…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • 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

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