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  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law, and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular state characterised by high levels of religiousity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Bretscher

    This book examines the interpretation and application of the right to freedom of religion and belief of new minorities formed by recent migration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC).  New minorities are increasingly confronted with…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Between Democracy and Law

    The Amorality of Secession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Closa, Costanza Margiotta, Giuseppe Martinico

    This volume purports to explore the legal and political issues triggered by the new wave of secessionism. More specifically, those issues concern the interplay between notions of democracy (and democratic ends and means) and law (and the rule of law and constitutionalism). Against this background,&…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection, Online Shopping Platforms and EU Law

    1st Edition

    By Christiana N. Markou

    This book looks at two technological advancements in the area of e-commerce, which dramatically seem to change the way consumers shop online. In particular, they automate certain crucial tasks inherent in the ‘shopping’ activity, thereby relieving consumers of having to perform them. These are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Land Law in India

    1st Edition

    By Astha Saxena

    This book is a critical study of the laws regulating land ownership patterns. Land and Land law are woven into the fabric of our society and therefore integral to the substantive questions of equality and developmental ideologies of the state. This volume uncovers the socio- economic realities that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge India

  • Emotions in the Law School

    Transforming Legal Education Through the Passions, 1st Edition

    By Emma Jones

    Law schools are failing both their staff and students by requiring them to prize reason and rationality and to suppress or ignore emotions. Despite innovations in terms of both content and teaching techniques, there is little evidence that emotions are effectively acknowledged or utilised within…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Criminal Legalities in the Global South

    Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Ciocchini, George Radics

    This edited volume presents the work of academics from the Global South and explores, from local and regional settings, how the legal order and people’s perceptions of it translates into an understanding of what constitutes "criminal" behaviours or activities. This book aims to address the gap…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Women and Domestic Violence Law in India

    A Quest for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Shalu Nigam

    This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies. This volume:…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge India

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Herring, Camilla Pickles

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge

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