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  • The Faces of Virtue in Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amalia Amaya, Claudio Michelon

    This book gathers together leading voices in virtue theory—an increasingly influential aspect of legal theory in the 21st century—to take stock of virtue jurisprudence’s developments and suggest ways in which this approach can be further developed. The contributions address the three main axes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Africanizing African Legal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By John Murungi

    This book is a philosophical inquiry into indigenous African legal ethics, asking what is African about African legal ethics? Taking us beyond a geographical understanding of Africa, the author argues for an African legal ethics that is distinct from non-African African legal ethics which are…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Zenker, Markus Virgil Hoehne

    Customary law and traditional authorities continue to play highly complex and contested roles in contemporary African states. Reversing the common preoccupation with studying the impact of the post/colonial state on customary regimes, this volume analyses how the interactions between state and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Oman

    This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past two decades. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    By Peri Bearman

    Edited by Rudolph Peters

    This book surveys secondary literature on the biggest questions that have animated the field of Islamic law since its beginnings. It offers scholars and graduate students a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of research in a particular area.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law

    Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition, 1st Edition

    By Sybil Sharpe

    There have been significant changes in public attitudes towards surveillance in the last few years as a consequence of the Snowden disclosures and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This book re-evaluates competing arguments between national security and personal privacy. The increased assimilation…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Dissidents of Law

    On the 1989 Velvet Revolutions, Legitimations, Fictions of Legality and Contemporary Version of the Social Contract, 1st Edition

    By Jirí Pribán

    This title was first published in 2003: The problem of legitimacy and legality is one of the key issues of modern thought and nowhere more intensely debated than in the countries of the former Soviet bloc. Under the communist system, symbols of modern government had been supplemented and changed in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law

    Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Belov

    This book examines how the judicialization of politics, and the politicization of courts, affect representative democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers. This volume critically assesses the phenomena of judicialization of politics and politicization of the judiciary. It explores the rising…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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