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  • Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety is secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological management –…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole

    The "commons" has come to mean many things to many people, and the term is often used inconsistently. The study of the commons has expanded dramatically since Garrett Hardin’s The Tragedy of the Commons (1968) popularized the dilemma faced by users of common pool resources. This comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16 
    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants

    Perspectives from the UK and Germany

    Edited by Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, Richard Huxtable

    Numerous important issues arise in relation to the health of, and healthcare for (and by), migrants. Much commentary on the migrant crisis and healthcare has focused on the allocation of resources, with less discussion of the needs of, and provision for, migrants. Presenting a comparative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Global Perspectives in Urban Law

    The Legal Power of Cities

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The growing field of urban law commands a collaborative scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This volume offers diverse insights into urban law, with emerging theories and analyses of topics ranging from criminal reform and urban housing, social and economic inequality and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Regulating Blockchain

    Critical Perspectives in Law and Technology

    By Robert Herian

    As the distributed architecture underpinning the initial Bitcoin anarcho-capitalist, libertarian project, 'blockchain' entered wider public imagination and vocabulary only very recently. Yet in a short space of time it has become more mainstream and synonymous with a spectacular variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

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