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  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Halfway to Freedom of Information

    The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China

    By Yongxi Chen

    A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating to Chinese citizens…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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 – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to ‘imposed constitutions’. In recent years there has been renewed interest in the idea of imposition in constitutional…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Healthcare Ethics, Law and Professionalism

    Essays on the Works of Alastair V. Campbell

    Edited by Voo Teck Chuan, Richard Huxtable, Nicola Peart

    Healthcare Ethics, Law and Professionalism: Essays on the Works of Alastair V Campbell features 15 original essays on bioethics, and healthcare ethics specifically. The volume is in honour of Professor Alastair V Campbell, who was the founding editor of the internationally-renowned Journal of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

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