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  • Legal Responsibility, Criminal Culpability and Group Membership

    By Anthony Amatrudo

    The need to deepen our understanding of the bases for, and mechanisms of, the appropriate attribution of moral responsibility and legal culpability of groups is especially relevant given the recent developments in the law of association in relation to membership of 'extremist' groups in terrorist…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 

  • Towards A Schmittian Theory of Regionalism within International Law and Relations

    Testing Grossraum Analysis with Two Case Studies of Regional Institutions

    By Michael Salter, Yinan Yin

    This book develops a critical analysis of how the USA has deployed various imperialistic devices within international law in order to expand its zone of influence on a global scale. The work then sets out a suggested theoretical framework highlighting an alternative regionalist model of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 

  • The Flame of Knowledge

    A Critical Realist Approach to Information Policy and Intellectual Property

    By David Opderbeck

    Most intellectual property scholarship in the United States proceeds from a utilitarian perspective, using the tools of law and economics, while a significant minority position adopts postmodern critiques of IP regimes. However, as yet there has been no "socioeconomic" framework that could…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 

  • Free Will and the Law

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Allan McCay, Michael Sevel

    This volume brings together many of the world’s leading theorists of free will and philosophers of law to critically discuss the ground-breaking contribution of David Hodgson’s libertarianism and its application to philosophy of law. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction, providing an…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Conceptualizing Accountability in International Financial Law

    By Francesco Seatzu, Paolo Vargiu

    This volume explores, from an international law perspective, the various facets of the notion of accountability of International Financial Institutions. In particular, the book takes prospective and retrospective approaches to accountability; the legal constraints on IFIs towards all stakeholders;…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Motivating Ministers to Morality

    By Ian Holland

    Edited by Jenny Fleming

    This book discusses the most prominent subjects - and occasional victims - of the ethics debate: government ministers. 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dare to Call it Treason

    Coups d’etat and Law

    By Charles Sampford

    This book analyzes the nature of the coup d’etat and the conditions under which they succeed, in particular the book examines the relationship between constitutional law and coups. The book demonstrates that although coups d’etat are always taken in defiance of the law, the law can, paradoxically,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Global Legal History

    A Comparative Law Perspective

    Edited by Joshua C. Tate, José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes, Andrés Botero Bernal

    This collection brings together a group of international legal historians to further scholarship in different areas of comparative and regional legal history. Authors are drawn from Europe, Asia, and the Americas to produce new insights into the relationship between law and society across time and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy

    By Eduardo Gill-Pedro

    The orthodox view is that rights complement democracy. This book critically examines this view in the context of EU fundamental rights, specifically in situations where EU law requires member states to respect EU fundamental rights. It first sets out a legal theoretical account of how human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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