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  • Law and Power in Russia

    Making Sense of Quasi-Legal Practices, 1st Edition

    By Håvard Bækken

    This book explores the issue of selective law enforcement, arguing that the manipulation of the legal system by powerful insiders is a distinctive feature of Putinism, reflecting both its hybrid authoritarianism and Russian legal culture. Based on extensive research including interviews with the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Culture and the Judiciary

    The Anthropologist Judge, 1st Edition

    By Ilenia Ruggiu

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades of multicultural jurisprudence, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Stina Bergman Blix, Åsa Wettergren

    Professional Emotions in Court examines the paramount role of emotions in the legal professions and in the functioning of the democratic judicial system. Based on extensive interview and observation data in Sweden, the authors highlight the silenced background emotions and the tacitly habituated…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Global Masculinities

    Interrogations and Reconstructions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mangesh Kulkarni, Rimjhim Jain (Associate Editor)

    What does it mean to be male in today’s world? This volume interrogates the myriad practices and myth-making that underlie dominant and subordinate constructions of masculinities around the world. Challenging the patriarchal bias that restricts alternative understanding of masculinities, this…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Gun Studies

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Carlson, Kristin A Goss, Harel Shapira

    As cultural, social, political, and historical objects, guns are rich with complex and contested significance. What guns mean, why they matter, and what policies should be undertaken to regulate guns remain issues of vigorous scholarly and public debate. Gun Studies offers fresh research and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants

    Perspectives from the UK and Germany, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, Richard Huxtable

    Numerous important issues arise in relation to the health of, and healthcare for (and by), migrants. Much commentary on the migrant crisis and healthcare has focused on the allocation of resources, with less discussion of the needs of, and provision for, migrants. Presenting a comparative…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, 1st Edition

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Donlu D. Thayer

    We live in an increasingly pluralized world. This sociological reality has become the irreversible destiny of humankind. Even once religiously homogeneous societies are becoming increasingly diverse. Religious freedom is modernity’s most profound if sometimes forgotten answer to the resulting…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts

    A Global Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Madeline Taylor, Tina Hunter

    Onshore unconventional gas operations, in most jurisdictions, operate on the legal principle that all activities during exploration and extraction are ‘temporary’ in nature. The concept that the onshore unconventional gas industry has a temporary effect on the land on which it operates creates a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Crime, Media and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Martin

    Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Redesigning the Global Seed Commons

    Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Christine Frison

    There is much current controversy over whether the rights to seeds or plant genetic resources should be owned by the private sector or be common property. This book addresses the legal and policy aspects of the multilateral seed management regime. First, it studies in detail the International…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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