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  • Routledge Revivals: The Contentious Tithe (1976)

    The Tithe Problem and English Agriculture 1750-1850, 1st Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    First published in 1976, this book studies the impact of a uniquely unpopular tax on English rural communities. It examines the tithe system during a period when it was subject to mounting attack from political economists, agricultural improvers and radicals alike. Professor Evans has made…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards, 1st Edition

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law

    1st Edition

    By Michel Coutu

    This book presents a clear and precise account of the structure and content of Max Weber's sociology of law: situating its methodological and epistemological specificity in relation to other approaches to the sociology of law; as well as offering a critical evaluation of Weber's usefulness for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • National Security and the D-Notice System

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Sadler

    This title was first published in 2001. The D-Notice system is a voluntary arrangement between the government and the media whereby the media agree not to publish certain information in the interests of national security. This original and thought-provoking book identifies a major deficiency in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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