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  • Information, Freedom and Property

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Bibi van den Berg

    This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies, the business models, the governmental strategies and last but not least the legal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Marshall Trilogy Cases, 1st Edition

    By George D Pappas

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans. These cases, Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823),…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    1st Edition

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Property Diversity and its Implications

    1st Edition

    By John Page

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can law’s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?  This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory.  Moving beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge

  • Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law

    A Practical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Jakubowski, Karolina Wierczyńska

    The current system of international law is experiencing profound transformations. Indeed, the simultaneous processes of globalization combined with the disintegration of international systems of governance and law-making pose complex challenges for legal scholarship. The doctrinal response to these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Building the Rule of Law in China

    Procedure, Discourse and Hermeneutic Community, 1st Edition

    By Weidong Ji

    After thirty years of Mao era (1949-1979) which was struggle-based, the Communist Party of China has begun to change its position as a pioneering revolutionary party, evolving into a universal ruling party that transcends class interests. Meanwhile, administrative and judicial reforms oriented…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Building the Rule of Law in China

    Ideas, Praxis and Institutional Design, 1st Edition

    By Weidong Ji

    After thirty years of Mao era (1949-1979) which was struggle-based, the Communist Party of China has begun to change its position as a pioneering revolutionary party, evolving into a universal ruling party that transcends class interests. Meanwhile, administrative and judicial reforms oriented…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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