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  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Terrorism and State Surveillance of Communications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Hale-Ross, David Lowe

    This book is a collection of work based on selected papers presented at a symposium ‘Removing Safe Spaces: Terrorism, Communication and International Human Rights’, organised by the Editors at Leeds Beckett University in June 2018. The main theme of the book focuses on the terrorist threat facing…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of "post-truth" or "fake truth" can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal, and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Corruption, Social Sciences and the Law

    Exploration across the disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ellis

    The problem of corruption, however described, dates back thousands of years. Professionals working in areas such as development studies, economics and political studies, were the first to most actively analyse and publish on the topic of corruption and its negative impacts on economies, societies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Economic Liberties and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jahel Queralt, Bas van der Vossen

    The status of economic liberties remains a serious lacuna in the theory and practice of human rights. Should a minimally just society protect the freedoms to sell, save, profit and invest? Is being prohibited to run a business a human rights violation? While these liberties enjoy virtually no…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Law, Modernity, Postmodernity

    Legal Change in the Contracting State, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Edgeworth

    This title was first published in 2003. This book examines the interrelationship between the unravelling of the post-war welfare state and legal change. By reference to theorists of postmodernity such as Zygmunt Bauman, Scott Lash and John Urry, and David Harvey, the principal argument is that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Commercial Agency Law

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Séverine Saintier

    This title was first published in 2002: The Directive 86/653 has had considerable impact on commercial agencies operating in France and the United Kingdom. This impressive study provides an in-depth critical analysis of the Directive paying particular attention to the working of the French system…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    1st Edition

    By Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gómez Ligüerre, Lela Mélon

    Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a '…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

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