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  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    By Josh Gellers

    Over the past forty years, countries throughout the world have adopted human rights related to environmental governance, protection. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, government, history, resources, tradition, and wealth. This raises the question: What accounts for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • The Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform and increase agricultural production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops. However, advances in science may be insufficient to ensure that these possibilities for greater food security are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Transitional Justice

    Edited by Olivera Simic

    An Introduction to Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive overview of transitional justice judicial and non-judicial measures implemented by societies to redress legacies of massive human rights abuse. Written by some of the leading experts in the field it takes a broad,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Legality

    Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project

    Edited by Honor Brabazon

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of re-written existing judgments and hypothetical judgments, that offer a ‘wild law’ perspective. The term ‘wild law’ names the specific challenges of aligning existing Western legal systems with Thomas Berry’s philosophy of Earth jurisprudence. Based upon ecocentric…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Europeanization of Judicial Review

    By Nicola Ch. Corkin

    Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Maki-Petaja-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Crime

    Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads

    Edited by Jessica Roher, Nicola Guarda, Maryam Khalid

    Philip Jessup coined the term "transnational law" in his Storrs Lecture on Jurisprudence delivered in 1956 to describe law that regulates activities or actions that transcend national borders. The term redefined the development and practice of the law, and became a distinct field of study. In 2001,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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