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  • Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time', 1st Edition

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Konrad Lachmayer

    This collection presents a comparative analysis of the principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Europe. It examines how European states consider and enforce the related requirements in their domestic administrative law. The book is divided into three parts: the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Making of the Constitution of Kenya

    A Century of Struggle and the Future of Constitutionalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles O. Oyaya, Nana Poku

    Kenya, like the rest of Africa, has gone through three sets of constitutional crises. The first related to the trauma of colonialism and struggle for independence. The second a period of constitutional dictatorship and the clamor for reform. The third, most recent crisis, being one of identity,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • State Interest and the Sources of International Law

    Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law, 1st Edition

    By Markus P. Beham

    This book addresses the disparity between positive non-treaty law and its scholarly assessment in the area of moral concepts, understood as altruistic as opposed to reciprocal legal obligations. It shows how scholars are generously willing to assert the existence of a rule of international law,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Time for Solutions!

    Overcoming Gender-related Career Barriers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan M. Adams

    Time for Solutions! Overcoming Gender-related Career Barriers shares the who, what and how to reduce gender inequalities in the workplace. Clearly the time is now since inequities are hampering the economy and simply wrong. Who needs to change? And, how? These can be more difficult questions to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

  • Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law

    The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Webster

    Although scholars have shown longstanding interest in the boundaries of interpretation of the right not to be subjected to torture and other prohibited harm, the existing body of work does not sufficiently reflect the significance of the interpretive scope of degrading treatment. This book argues…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law Unlimited

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Davies

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory – what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Rule of Unwritten International Law

    Customary Law, General Principles, and World Order, 1st Edition

    By Peter G. Staubach

    This book seeks to re-appreciate the concept of customary international law as a form of spontaneous societal self-organisation, and to develop the methodological consequences that ensue from this conception for the practice of its application. In pursuing this aim, the author draws from three…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Lutheran Theology and Secular Law

    The Work of the Modern State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie A. Failinger, Ronald W. Duty

    This collection brings together lawyers and theologians in the U.S. and Europe to reflect on Lutheran understandings of the political use of the law by secular governments. The book furthers the intellectual conversation about how Lutheran insights can be used to develop jurisprudence and specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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