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  • Chinese Constitutionalism in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    By Peng Chengyi

    Over the course of the last four decades as China’s ideological realm has been transformed, it has become significantly more complicated. This is well illustrated in the current discourse concerning China’s constitutional future. Among Chinese intellectuals the liberal constitutionalism paradigm is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising it in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book consists of original contributions authored by prominent academics, all of whom provide a valuable overview of legal theory…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Transmission

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wright

    Our knowledge of the world comes from various sources. But it is sometimes said that testimony, unlike other sources, transmits knowledge from one person to another. In this book, Stephen Wright investigates what the transmission of knowledge involves and the role that it should play in our…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Lipshaw

    The concept of learning to ‘think like a lawyer’ is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Credit, Consumers and the Law

    After the global storm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fairweather, Paul O'Shea, Ross Grantham

    Consumer law, particularly consumer credit law, is characterised by increasingly complex regulation in Western economies. Reacting to the Global Financial Crisis, governments in the UK, the EU, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have adopted new laws dealing with consumer credit,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines donor conception and the search for information by donor-conceived people. It details differing regulatory approaches across the globe, including those that provide for ‘open-identity’ or anonymous donation, or that take a ‘dual-track’ approach. In doing so, it identifies models…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Environmental Law and the Ecosystem Approach

    Maintaining ecological integrity through consistency in law, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Planning Law and Practice in Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen McKay, Michael Murray

    Each of the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland is refining the operational characteristics of its planning system and while there are some common practices, it is also the case that there are substantive divergences. In each territory the planning template is fundamentally shaped within a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • In Sensible Judgement

    1st Edition

    By Max Deutscher

    Taking its bearings from classic texts including Plato, Kant, Hegel and Arendt this thoughtful and intriguing book provides philosophical reflection on what it is to judge and what judgement achieves alongside, and sometimes in competition with, thinking and willing. Opening with the landmark…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

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