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  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Participation for Effective Environmental Governance

    Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Kochskämper, Edward Challies, Nicolas W. Jager, Jens Newig

    Does participatory governance benefit the environment? The European Water Framework Directive (WFD), which came into force in 2000 with the aim of revolutionizing European water governance, mandates participatory river basin management planning across the European Union. The belief of European…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    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 are secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

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