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  • Rethinking Job Security

    A Comparative Analysis of Unfair Dismissal Law in the UK, Australia and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Howe

    This book critically examines the proper role of the law in protecting job security in the contemporary workplace. It provides a historical, theoretical, practical and comparative perspective on this under-researched, but fundamentally important, legal mechanism at a time when the pressure to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Islamic Feminisms

    Rights and Interpretations Across Generations in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Roja Fazaeli

    This book explores the contentious topic of women’s rights in Muslim-majority countries, with a specific focus on Iran and the Iranian women’s movement from 1906 to the present. The work contextualizes the authorial self through the use of personal narrative and interviews. A new critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Law, Politics and the Gender Binary

    1st Edition

    Edited by Petr Agha

    The distinction between male and female, or masculinity and femininity, has long been considered to be foundational to society and the organization of its institutions. In the last decades, the massive literature on gender has challenged this discursive construction. Gender has been disassembled…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The EU Social Market Economy and the Law

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Challenges for the EU, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, Fulvio Cortese

    Investigating the extent to which the European Union can be defined as a "highly competitive social market economy", this edited collection illustrates and tests the constitutional reverberations of Art. 3(3) of the Treaty on the European Union, and discusses its actual and potential transformative…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This up-to-date resource on restorative justice theory and practice is the literature’s most comprehensive and authoritative review of original research in new and contested areas. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions, disciplines and legal traditions, this edited…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

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