Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law Products

  • 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 – 2017-05-15 
    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 characterised 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

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Transformations of Policing

    By Alistair Henry

    Edited by David J. Smith

    Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Religion and Legal Pluralism

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    In recent years, there have been a number of concerns about the recognition of religious laws and the existence of religious courts and tribunals. There has also been the growing literature on legal pluralism which seeks to understand how more than one legal system can and should exist within one…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    By Jeffrey Lipshaw

    The concept of learning to ‘think like a lawyer’ is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

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