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  • EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Gill-Pedro

    The orthodox view is that rights complement democracy. This book critically examines this view in the context of EU fundamental rights, specifically in situations where EU law requires member states to respect EU fundamental rights. It first sets out a legal theoretical account of how human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Leading Works in Law and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    Leading Works in Law and Religion brings together leading and emerging scholars in the field from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Each contributor has been invited to select and analyse a ‘leading work’, which has for them shed light on the way that Law and Religion are intertwined. The chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Leading Works in Law

  • Culture and the Judiciary

    The Anthropologist Judge, 1st Edition

    By Ilenia Ruggiu

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades of multicultural jurisprudence, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, 1st Edition

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Karen Petroski

    Contemporary legal reasoning has more in common with fictional discourse than we tend to realize. Through an examination of the U.S. Supreme Court’s written output during a recent landmark term, this book exposes many of the parallels between these two special kinds of language use. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • The ECHR and Human Rights Theory

    Reconciling the Moral and the Political Conceptions, 1st Edition

    By Alain Zysset

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between human rights theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so, it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law

    Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Lee James McConnell

    The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected, not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena such as globalisation, privatisation and the proliferation of internal armed conflict…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Legal Approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Towards a Llewellyn’s Law-Jobs Approach, 1st Edition

    By Adaeze Okoye

    From the late 20th Century, a catalogue of high profile disasters and controversies has drawn attention to the changing relationship between corporations and society. This is taking place against the context of globalisation and this change has become the driving force for demands that corporations…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Intercultural Constitutionalism

    From Human Rights Colonialism to a New Constitutional Theory of Fundamental Rights, 1st Edition

    By Salvatore Bonfiglio

    This book argues that the effective protection of fundamental rights in a contemporary, multicultural society requires not only tolerance and respect for others, but also an ethics of reciprocity and a pursuit of dialogue between different cultures of human rights. Nowadays, all cultures tend to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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