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  • Postcolonialism and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    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 – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Super Soldiers

    The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

    By Jai Galliott, Mianna Lotz

    The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II saw a shift to army tanks, fighter jets and missiles that would go on to fight the next huge…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Motivating Ministers to Morality

    By Ian Holland

    Edited by Jenny Fleming

    This title was first published in 2002: Political ethics is a rapidly growing field in disciplines such as political science, philosophy, applied ethics and public policy and it has become a major topic in current affairs’ reporting of politics. This book discusses the most prominent subjects - and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Sheila McLean

    This title was first published in 2002.The wide range of essays contained within this volume present contemporary thinking on the legal and ethical implications surrounding modern medical practice.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Legitimacy and Drones

    Investigating the Legality, Morality and Efficacy of UCAVs

    By Steven J. Barela

    Unmanned combat air vehicles, or in common parlance 'drones', have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter an objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threat with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their use. In a series of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governance

    Patents as Discourse on Life

    By Katerina Sideri

    Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate. Regulatory agencies such as the European Patent Office make small decisions with big implications, which escape scrutiny and revision, when they decide who has access to expensive diagnostic tests, whether human embryonic stem cells can be…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • A Psychodynamic View of Action and Responsibility

    Clinical Studies in Subjective Experience

    By David Shapiro

    This new book by David Shapiro, author of the classic Neurotic Styles, throws light, from a clinical standpoint, on a subject of importance, both theoretically and for therapeutic practice, for psychoanalysts and psychotherapists, as well as for those with general interests in philosophy or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • Global Minority Rights

    Edited by Joshua Castellino

    This important volume brings together a range of material in different areas of law and the social sciences that address questions concerning the rights of minorities. The discipline is arguably one of the oldest branches of public international law, and owes its heritage to those who struggled to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

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