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  • Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism

    Narrative as Law

    By Wendy A Adams

    Drawing upon theories of critical legal pluralism and psychological theories of narrative identity, this book argues for an understanding of popular culture as legal authority, unmediated by translation into state law. In narrating our identities, we draw upon collective cultural narratives, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Law, Justice and Power

  • From Contract to Status

    The Story of Contract Law and Inequality

    By Danielle Kie Hart

    Our system of contract law depends for its legitimacy on the idea that contract law only concerns private agreements between private parties and nothing else. As such, conventional wisdom holds that contract law is a private law subject, not a public law subject. This book challenges that view. It…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 

  • State Formation After Civil War

    Local Government in National Peace Transitions

    By Derek M Powell

    State formation after civil war offers a new model for studying the formation of the state in a national peace transition as an integrated national phenomenon. Current models of peacebuilding and state building limit that possibility, reproducing a fragmented, selective view of this complex reality…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 

  • Multinationals and the Constitutionalization of the World Power System

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time'

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 

  • Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-29 
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare

    Transition and Challenges

    Edited by Sabine Salloch, Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann, Jochen Vollmann

    Recent social developments, such as demographic change, skill shortages and new medical technologies, have necessitated a transition in the traditional roles of health-care professions. New forms of division of labour and inter-professional health-care education are emerging while at the same time…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 

  • Self-Constitution of European Society

    Beyond EU politics, law and governance

    Edited by Jiří Přibáň

    Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Environmental Law and the Ecosystem Approach

    Maintaining ecological integrity through consistency in law

    By Froukje Maria Platjouw

    The ecosystem approach embodies a concept of the environment which emphasizes the integrated components of nature as complex adaptive systems. This book examines the relationship between the architecture and design of environmental law and the implementation of the ecosystem approach as a means to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State

    Edited by Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap

    The Aboriginal Tent Embassy was established in Canberra in January 1972, when four Aboriginal activists drove from Sydney to Canberra, planted a beach umbrella on the lawns across the road from the Commonwealth Parliament House, and called it an Embassy. They were responding to a speech by…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

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