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  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations by corporations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World

    By Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • American Law and Legal Systems

    8th Edition

    By James V. Calvi, Susan Coleman

    American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

    6th Edition

    By Rolando V. del Carmen, Susan E. Ritter, Betsy A. Witt

    The sixth edition of Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections provides accurate and concise coverage of topics of vital importance to criminal justice personnel — prison law, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sentencing. Each chapter contains an introduction to the topic…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Parliamentary Practices and the Nature of Constitutional Power

    Assembling the Leviathan

    Edited by Kristin Asdal, Bard Hobaek

    As institutions of law, parliaments are usually understood with reference to constitutional texts, and analysed as sites of speech and rhetoric, the material aspects of parliamentary politics are routinely overlooked. In response, this book considers how, in order to assemble and to enact its…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Law and Government in Israel

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Arye Naor, Assaf Meydani

    While most current studies on law and politics in Israel focus on the legal aspects of public policymaking within the courts, this book explores the relationship between law and government from a positive perspective. That is to say that the question asked is: how the political relationships…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Social Justice

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

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