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  • Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism

    By John Stanton

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

    Lessons from the Balkans

    Edited by Martina Fischer, Olivera Simic

    Scholars and practitioners alike agree that somehow the past needs to be addressed in order to enable individuals and collectives to rebuild trust and relationships. However, they also continue to struggle with critical questions. When is the right moment to address the legacies of the past after…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brännström, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

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