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  • Women in War

    Examples from Norway and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Kjersti Ericsson

    This book examines what happens to women and gender relations in times of upheaval. The experience of Norway during World War II, with some visits to other parts of the world as well, is used to demonstrate general, gendered issues that are actualized in wars both past and present. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years. As CAM develops alongside - and sometimes integrates with - conventional medicine, this handbook provides the first major overview of its regulation and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith

    1st Edition

    By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

    The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were spent on the authentication and trustworthiness of the narrators, there has been less study focused on the contents of these…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law

    Beyond Conflict of Laws, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjan Ajevski

    This book explores the effects of institutional fragmentation in international human rights law, by comparing the rights jurisprudence of three human rights courts and bodies, namely the European Court for Human Rights, the Inter-American Court for Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Janos Jany

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Theories of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Alejandra Mancilla

    Edited by Tom Campbell

    Forty years ago, in his landmark work A Theory of Justice, the American philosopher John Rawls depicted a just society as a fair system of cooperation between citizens, regarded as free and equal persons. Justice, Rawls famously claimed, is 'the first virtue of social institutions'. Ever since…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Justice

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place, 1st Edition

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Orr

    ’Why do we vote in schools?’ ’What is the social meaning of secret balloting?’ ’What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?’ ’What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?’ ’How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Politics of Parking

    Rights, Identity, and Property, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Marusek

    There is more to parking law than just parking penalties. Considering the ways in which law works in everyday life, and in familiar places of common experience where the presence of law is not obvious, this book explores the various notions of the right to park, which jurisprudentially is enacted…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Internet Gambling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Williams, Robert T. Wood, Jonathan Parke

    Internet gambling is a rapidly growing phenomenon, which has profound social, psychological, economic, political, and policy implications. Until recently, Internet gambling has been understudied by the research community, but now a growing body of literature is emerging, on all aspects of Internet…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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