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  • Disaster Law

    1st Edition

    By Kristian Cedervall Lauta

    Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas. Rather than being understood as exclusively acts of God and Nature, natural disasters are increasingly analysed as social vulnerability exposed by natural hazards. A disaster following an earthquake is no longer seen…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism

    Narrative as Law, 1st Edition

    By Wendy A Adams

    Drawing upon theories of critical legal pluralism and psychological theories of narrative identity, this book argues for an understanding of popular culture as legal authority, unmediated by translation into state law. In narrating our identities, we draw upon collective cultural narratives, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law

    Raw Law, 1st Edition

    By Irene Watson

    This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Legal Order of the European Union

    The Institutional Role of the Court of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Moorhead

    The objective of European integration serves as an ideal of the legal order of the European Union and invites reconsideration of law’s conceptual features. This book critically assesses the legal order of the European Union, focusing on the operative aspects of the Union constitution with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Kadi on Trial

    A Multifaceted Analysis of the Kadi Trial, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matej Avbelj, Filippo Fontanelli, Giuseppe Martinico

    The judgment of the European Court of Justice concerning the Kadi case has raised substantive and procedural issues that have caught the attention of scholars from many disciplines including EU law, constitutional law, international law and jurisprudence. This book offers a comprehensive view of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Business and Human Rights

    From Principles to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Justine Nolan

    In a global economy, multinational companies often operate in jurisdictions where governments are either unable or unwilling to uphold even the basic human rights of their citizens. The expectation that companies respect human rights in their own operations and in their business relationships is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Knowledge, Technology and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie Cloatre, Martyn Pickersgill

    The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to provide the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Christos Boukalas

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • A Sociological Theory of Law

    2nd Edition

    By Niklas Luhmann

    Edited by Martin Albrow

    Niklas Luhmann is recognised as a major social theorist, and his treatise on the sociology of law is a classic text. For Luhmann, law provides the framework of the state, lawyers are the main human resource for the state, and legal theory provides the most suitable base from which to theorize…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

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