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  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge, 1st Edition

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Science and Technology in International Economic Law

    Balancing Competing Interests, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Kuei-Jung Ni

    Science and technology plays an increasingly important role in the continued development of international economic law. This book brings together well-known and rising scholars to explore the status and interaction of science, technology and international economic law. The book reviews the place of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • International Law-making

    Essays in Honour of Jan Klabbers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rain Liivoja, Jarna Petman

    This book explores law-making in international affairs and is compiled to celebrate the 50th birthday of Professor Jan Klabbers, a leading international law and international relations scholar who has made significant contributions to the understanding of the sources of international legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India

    Boundaries and Breaches, 1st Edition

    By Sudhanshu Ranjan

    This book offers an innovative approach to studying ‘judicial activism’ in the Indian context in tracing its history and relevance since 1773. While discussing the varying roles of the judiciary, it delineates the boundaries of different organs of the State — judiciary, executive and legislature —…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge India

  • Sovereignty and Liberty

    A Study of the Foundations of Power, 1st Edition

    By Amnon Lev

    The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted that it was a condition of our liberty; that to assert ourselves as free, we would have…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Wild Law - In Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Maloney, Peter Burdon

    Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell, Belinda Meteyard, Alan Thomson

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge

  • Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Genealogies of Legal Vision

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Valérie Hayaert

    It was the classical task of legal rhetoric to make law both seen and understood. These conjoint goals came to be separated and opposed in modernity and a degree of blindness ensued. Legal reason was increasingly deemed to be a purely textual enterprise. Against this constraint and in furtherance…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

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