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  • Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite protection of religious liberty at both supranational and individual state levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Justice as Friendship

    A Theory of Law

    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 – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Positive Social Identity

    The Quantitative Analysis of Ethics

    By Nick Duncan

    Despite considerable work the answer to basic questions such as ‘what are our ethics and our moral norms now?’ ‘Have they changed since last year?’, ‘If so why?’ remain surprisingly illusive. This book argues that progress towards answering these questions is possible through a grounded analytical…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • E-Voting Case Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Ardita Driza Maurer, Jordi Barrat

    E-voting is the use of electronic means in the casting of the vote at political elections or referendums. This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. With contributions by renowned experts on thirteen…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account

    By Graeme Orr

    ’Why do we vote in schools?’ ’What is the social meaning of secret balloting?’ ’What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?’ ’What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?’ ’How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Habermas and Law

    Edited by Hugh Baxter

    Habermas and Law makes accessible the most important essays in English that deal with the application to law of the work of major philosophers for whom law was not a main concern. It encompasses not only what these philosophers had to say about law but also brings together essays which…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Sovereignty Conflicts and International Law and Politics

    A Distributive Justice Issue

    By Jorge E. Núñez

    Many conflicts throughout the world can be characterized as sovereignty conflicts in which two states claim exclusive sovereign rights for different reasons over the same piece of land. It is increasingly clear that the available remedies have been less than successful in many of these cases, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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