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  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past shipbreaking, (the disposal of obsolete ships), was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    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 – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Contentious Tithe (1976)

    The Tithe Problem and English Agriculture 1750-1850

    By Eric J. Evans

    First published in 1976, this book studies the impact of a uniquely unpopular tax on English rural communities. It examines the tithe system during a period when it was subject to mounting attack from political economists, agricultural improvers and radicals alike. Professor Evans has made…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonialism and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Towards A Jurisprudence of State Communism

    Law and the Failure of Revolution

    By Cosmin Cercel

    More than twenty-five years after the collapse of the Socialist bloc, the nature of the regimes in Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1989 continues to evade the attempts of political theorists and scholars of post-communism to define and classify them. Drawing on philosophical inquiry,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Property, Place and Piracy

    Edited by Martin Fredriksson, James Arvanitakis

    This book takes the concept of piracy as a starting point to discuss the instability of property as a social construction and how this is spatially situated. Piracy is understood as acts and practices that emerge in zones where the construction and definition of property is ambiguous. Media piracy…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

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