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  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This Handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. Previous publications on this topic have approached Islamic law from practically every disciplinary and pedagogical perspective (philology, history,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Accountability and International Business Operations

    Edited by L.F.H. Enneking, Ivo Giesen, François Kristen, Cedric Ryngaert, A.L.M. Schaap

    This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from international law, public law, and private law may or may not be used for transnational corporate accountability purposes. This book combines legal-doctrinal approaches with comparative, interdisciplinary and policy insights.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial is a comprehensive and original reference work setting out contemporary issues and theoretical aspects relating to postcolonialism, race and the law. The contributions examine juridical apparatuses as they operate in concert with economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Mark Harris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Andrea Smith

    This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the experience of Indigenous peoples…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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  • Women and Captivity in Greece

    Historical, Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives

    By Leonidas K. Cheliotis

    Gender has long attracted the attention of social researchers as key to understanding Mediterranean societies and their institutions. Custodial and cognate systems across the Mediterranean region have also received increasing international research attention in recent years. Yet little has been…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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  • Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

    Edited by Karla McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the intersection…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Postcolonial Capitalism

    Justice, Global Labour and Racial Violence

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rashne Limke

    Foregrounding the postcolonial context and racial subjugation – and thus suspending the thesis that the category of labour is universal – this collection examines the temporal and spatial trajectories of global capitalism. "Labour", Marx states in the Introduction to the Grundrisse, "seems a quite…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Gun Studies

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Jennifer Carlson, Harel Shapira, Kristin A Goss

    As material objects, guns are one of the simplest mechanical tools. As cultural, social, political, and historical objects, however, guns are rich with complex and contested significance. What guns mean, why they matter, and what policies should be undertaken to regulate guns remain issues of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Extreme Events

    Legal and Policy Challenges in Managing Crises

    By Saskia Hufnagel, Timothy Legrand

    A procession of natural disasters and other extreme events continues to wreak considerable damage on Western societies and their economies. Man-made threats, both real and perceived, present an unsettling outlook: chemical, nuclear and biological terrorism, cyber-attacks and industrial accidents…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Conceptualizing Accountability in International Financial Law

    By Francesco Seatzu, Paolo Vargiu

    This volume explores, from an international law perspective, the various facets of the notion of accountability of International Financial Institutions. In particular, the book takes prospective and retrospective approaches to accountability; the legal constraints on IFIs towards all stakeholders;…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights

    Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International fora and Coercive Power

    Edited by David Barnhizer

    This title was first published in 2001: This book brings together the experiences of a diverse range of leading human rights advocates and activists to demonstrate strategies for protecting human rights. The volume identifies strategic problems and approaches and offers a range of strategies that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Motivating Ministers to Morality

    By Ian Holland

    Edited by Jenny Fleming

    This book discusses the most prominent subjects - and occasional victims - of the ethics debate: government ministers. Political ethics is a rapidly growing field in disciplines such as political science, philosophy, applied ethics and public policy and it has become a major topic in current…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

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