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  • Emerging Technologies

    Ethics, Law and Governance

    Edited by Gary E. Marchant, Wendell Wallach

    Emerging technologies present a challenging but fascinating set of ethical, legal and regulatory issues. The articles selected for this volume provide a broad overview of the most influential historical and current thinking in this area and show that existing frameworks are often inadequate to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • The Ethics of Sports Technologies and Human Enhancement

    Edited by Thomas H. Murray, Voo Teck Chuan

    This volume presents articles which focus on the ethical evaluation of performance-enhancing technologies in sport. The collection considers whether drug doping should be banned; the rationale of not banning ethically contested innovations such as hypoxic chambers; and the implications of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA

    By Joanna Howe

    This book critically examines the proper role of the law in protecting job security in the contemporary workplace. It provides a historical, theoretical, practical and comparative perspective on this under-researched, but fundamentally important, legal mechanism at a time when the pressure to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the law relating to Consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and theoretical underpinnings of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Habermas and Law

    By Hugh Baxter

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Luhmann and Law

    Edited by Christopher Thornhill

    Niklas Luhmann wrote a number of works which have decisively shaped the recent development of legal science as a theoretical discipline. Some basic elements of his theory have been widely appropriated by other legal theorists, such that it is difficult to imagine contemporary reflection in legal…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    This book explores the recent trend of enhancing the role of the people in constitutional change. It traces the reasons underlying this tendency, the new ways in which it takes form, the possibilities of success and failure of such ventures as well as the risks and benefits it carries. To do so, it…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Transnational Crime

    Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads

    Edited by Jessica Roher, Nicola Guarda, Maryam Khalid

    Philip Jessup coined the term "transnational law" in his Storrs Lecture on Jurisprudence delivered in 1956 to describe law that regulates activities or actions that transcend national borders. The term redefined the development and practice of the law, and became a distinct field of study. In 2001,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Adam Smith and Law

    By Robin Paul Malloy

    The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence. The collection provides a detailed and overarching analysis of Smith’s work related to law and shows how Smith connected jurisprudence to moral philosophy and to economics.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

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