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  • The Balkans on Trial

    Justice vs. Realpolitik, 1st Edition

    By Carole Hodge

    This book assesses the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia’s (ICTY) legacy and examines the conflicting intersection of law and politics in the search for justice, both thematically and through close analysis of some of the major trials. It analyses the related case brought…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Backstage Practices of Transnational Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lianne J.M. Boer, Sofia Stolk

    This book explores the ‘backstage’ of transnational legal practice by illuminating the routines and habits that are crucial to the field, yet rarely studied. Through innovative discussion of practices often considered trivial, the book encourages readers to conceptualise the ‘backstage’ as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Law, Cinema, and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    The ecosystem approach, broadly understood as a legal and governance strategy for integrated environmental and biodiversity management, has been adopted within a wide variety of international environmental legal regimes and provides a narrative, a policy approach and in some cases legally binding…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Extraterritoriality of Law

    History, Theory, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal, Ntina Tzouvala

    Questions of legal extraterritoriality figure prominently in scholarship on legal pluralism, transnational legal studies, international investment law, international human rights law, state responsibility under international law, and a large number of other areas. Yet many accounts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • The Law and Politics of Inclusion

    From Rights to Practices of Disidentification, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Venditti

    On the one hand, inclusion constitutes a powerful framework of political agency, as people can gain access to forms of recognition granting legal protection and social visibility. On the other hand, inclusion requires their adherence to fixed matrices incorporating specific and limited forms of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Extremism, Free Speech and Counter-Terrorism Law and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Cram

    This edited collection addresses a number of free speech vs security concerns that are engaged by counter-terrorism law and policy makers across a number of liberal democracies, and explores the delicate balance between free speech and the censoring of views that promote hatred…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Regulating Private Military Companies

    Conflicts of Law, History and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Katerina Galai

    This work examines the ability of existing and evolving PMC regulation to adequately control private force, and it challenges the capacity of international law to deliver accountability in the event of private military company (PMC) misconduct. From medieval to early modern history, private…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

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