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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

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