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  • Indigenous Rights in Modern Landscapes

    Nordic Conservation Regimes in Global Context

    Edited by Lars Elenius, Christina Allard, Camilla Sandstrom

    This book examines the diverse use of indigenous customary rights in modern landscapes from a multidisciplinary perspective. Divided into two parts, the first deals explicitly with Sámi customary rights in relation to nature conservation in the Nordic countries and Russia from a legal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Maki-Petaja-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines the extent to which laws in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia regulate access to assisted reproductive technology (ART) and control the use of surrogacy and payments made to surrogate mothers. It also provides a review of the varied answers offered to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Emerging Technologies

    Ethics, Law and Governance

    Edited by Gary E. Marchant, Wendell Wallach

    Emerging technologies present a challenging but fascinating set of ethical, legal and regulatory issues. The articles selected for this volume provide a broad overview of the most influential historical and current thinking in this area and show that existing frameworks are often inadequate to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • The Ethics of Sports Technologies and Human Enhancement

    Edited by Thomas H. Murray, Voo Teck Chuan

    This volume presents articles which focus on the ethical evaluation of performance-enhancing technologies in sport. The collection considers whether drug doping should be banned; the rationale of not banning ethically contested innovations such as hypoxic chambers; and the implications of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA

    By Joanna Howe

    This book critically examines the proper role of the law in protecting job security in the contemporary workplace. It provides a historical, theoretical, practical and comparative perspective on this under-researched, but fundamentally important, legal mechanism at a time when the pressure to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the law relating to Consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and theoretical underpinnings of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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