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  • 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 – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Leibniz and Law

    By Janne Nijman

    Hardback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and 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 – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Relocating Criminal Law

    By Peter Alldridge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Criminal law is a continually evolving and reactive element in modern legal systems. Until relatively recently it was not an offence to launder money or to deal in shares as an outsider with privileged information. Now very severe sentences are imposed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights

    An International Miscarriage of Justice?

    By Brian Doolan

    This title was first published in 2001. The case of Lawless v Ireland is a landmark in the development of human rights jurisprudence. Stemming from the introduction of detention without trial by the Irish government in response to the resurgence of political violence, much of the material relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Restitution

    Edited by Lionel D. Smith

    This title was first published in 2001. In the Western legal tradition, the history of restitution for unjust enrichment reaches back to pre-classical Roman law. In common law, the roots of unjust enrichment may be said to lie in the fourteenth century; but its history as a subject of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Jurisprudence of Law's Form and Substance

    By Robert S. Summers

    This title was first published in 2000:  Robert S. Summers is a distinguished legal theorist whose work has had significant influence in Europe as well as the United States. The study of form and substance in law, the theme of this collection, marks many of his most distinctive contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights

    Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International fora and Coercive Power

    Edited by David Barnhizer

    This title was first published in 2001: This book brings together the experiences of a diverse range of leading human rights advocates and activists to demonstrate strategies for protecting human rights. The volume identifies strategic problems and approaches and offers a range of strategies that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Pragmatism in the Conflict of Laws

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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

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