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  • Torts, Egalitarianism and Distributive Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    This book argues, from a normative perspective, for the incorporation of an egalitarian sensitivity into tort law, and more generally, into private law. It shows how an egalitarian sensitivity can reformulate tort doctrine, with an emphasis on the tort of negligence. Rather than a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Women Leading Justice

    Experiences and Insights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Gunnison, Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Karen Petroski

    Contemporary legal reasoning has more in common with fictional discourse than we tend to realize. Through an examination of the U.S. Supreme Court’s written output during a recent landmark term, this book exposes many of the parallels between these two special kinds of language use. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Judgment in the Victorian Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Gregory, Daniel J.R. Grey, Annika Bautz

    This volume concerns judges, judgment and judgmentalism. It studies the Victorians as judges across a range of important fields, including the legal and aesthetic spheres, and within literature. It examines how various specialist forms of judgment were conceived and operated, and how the propensity…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of Western democracy, free speech and tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the USA fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

    Reflections and New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Billie Wright Dziech, Michael W. Hawkins

    Originally published in 1998, Sexual Harassment in Higher Education addresses the problem of sexual harassment on college campuses. This work reflects on a variety of aspects of sexual harassment, its litigation and law, as well as how the issues they demonstrate often have as much to do with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa E. Munro

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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