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  • Arendt and Law

    Edited by Marco Goldoni, Christopher Mccorkindale

    The essays selected for this volume demonstrate the importance of law - conceptually, normatively and practically - to a proper understanding of Hannah Arendt’s work. Though Arendt herself was not a lawyer, and lacked any legal training, it is remarkable that in each of her guises law plays an…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Language Rights

    Edited by Stephen May

    This reference volume brings together the key academic contributions that have shaped the field of language rights over the last 40 years. Work in language rights is particularly concerned with the rights of minority language speakers in modern nation-states. It also encompasses related discussions…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Machine Ethics and Robot Ethics

    Edited by Wendell Wallach, Peter Asaro

    Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life. Such rapid development in these areas also brings with it a host of social,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • The Principle of Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    Transforming law and governance

    By Klaus Bosselmann

    This book investigates how sustainability informs key principles and concepts of domestic and international law. It calls for the recognition of ecological sustainability as a fundamental principle to guide the entire legal system rather than just environmental legislation. To this end, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Poder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Information Technologies

    Edited by Keith W Miller, Mariarosaria Taddeo

    This volume collects key influential papers that have animated the debate about information computer ethics over the past three decades, covering issues such as privacy, online trust, anonymity, values sensitive design, machine ethics, professional conduct and moral responsibility of software…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce utilizes the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Synesthetic Legalities

    Sensory Dimensions of Law and Jurisprudence

    Edited by Sarah Marusek

    Synesthesia is the phenomenon where sensual perceptions are joined together as a combined experience – that is, the ability to feel color, hear the visual, or even smell emotion. These types of unions expand the normativity of our legal thinking, as the abilities to represent the tethering of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • 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 – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • 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 
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

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

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

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

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