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  • The Politics of Hate Speech Laws

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown, Adriana Sinclair

    This book examines the complex relationship between politics and hate speech laws, domestic and international. How do political contexts shape understandings of what hate speech is and how to deal with it? Why do particular states enact hate speech laws and then apply, extend or reform them in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Procedure

    The Referral Procedure under Article 214 RTC in the Light of EU and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland

    Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Procedure: the Referral Procedure under Article 214 RTC in the Light of EU and International Law is about the referral procedure set out in Article 214 of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC), which Treaty established the Caribbean Community Single Market and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Medical Use of Human Beings

    Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    Medical use of the human being can be described as the phenomenon of employing medical means to make use of humans individually and as a species. This is occurring on a vast scale across a diverse range of fields. Much of the time it is also very controversial. However, scholarly discourse has only…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Special Advocates in the Adversarial System

    1st Edition

    By John Jackson

    The last twenty years have seen an unprecedented rise in the use of secret courts or ‘closed material proceedings’ largely brought about in response to the need to protect intelligence sources in the fight against terrorism. This has called into question the commitment of legal systems to long…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Politics of Adjudication

    1st Edition

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law as a Human Science

    1st Edition

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law's Sacrifice

    Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the role played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. The work is articulated in two parts. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts are constructed within the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

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