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  • Environmental Law and the Ecosystem Approach

    Maintaining ecological integrity through consistency in law

    By Froukje Maria Platjouw

    The ecosystem approach embodies a concept of the environment which emphasizes the integrated components of nature as complex adaptive systems. This book examines the relationship between the architecture and design of environmental law and the implementation of the ecosystem approach as a means to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective

    By Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge

  • The Latin American Casebook

    Courts, Constitutions and Rights

    By Juan Gonzalez-Bertomeu, Roberto Gargarella

    Juan González-Bertomeu is Assistant Professor of Law at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He specializes in constitutional law, constitutional adjudication, empirical studies, and legal theory. He received his first law degree from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (1999), and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time'

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings a legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    The proposed volume is the first to address the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians and sociologists from around the world, including the Americas, Australia, Europe and the United…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith

    By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

    The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were spent on the authentication and trustworthiness of the narrators, there has been less study focused on the contents of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge

  • The Time of Catastrophe

    Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Age of Catastrophe

    By Christopher Dole, Robert Hayashi, Andrew Poe, Austin Sarat

    If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • E-Voting Case Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Ardita Driza Maurer, Jordi Barrat

    E-voting is the use of electronic means in the casting of the vote at political elections or referendums. This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. With contributions by renowned experts on thirteen…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria’s Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as ‘the trial that changed South Africa,’ Mandela summed up…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Edinburgh/Glasgow Law and Society Series

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