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  • Law and Justice in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

    Edited by Hikmahanto Juwana, Yu Un Oppusunggu, Harkristuti Harkrisnowo

    The book consists of essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Amongst topics covered include human rights, criminal law, law of the sea, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Varieties of Legal Order

    The Politics of Adversarial and Bureaucratic Legalism

    Edited by Jeb Barnes, Thomas F. Burke

    Across the globe, law in all its variety is becoming more central to politics, public policy, and everyday life. For over four decades, Robert A. Kagan has been a leading scholar of the causes and consequences of the march of law that is characteristic of late 20th and early 21st century governance…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • American Constitutional Law

    Introductory Essays and Selected Cases, 17th Edition

    By Alpheus Thomas Mason, Donald Grier Stephenson, Jr.

    This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students'…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Power of the European Court of Justice

    Edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, R. Daniel Kelemen

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has played a vital role in promoting the process of European integration. In recent years, however, the expansion of EU law has led it to impact ever more politically sensitive issues, and controversial ECJ judgments have elicited unprecedented levels of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • War Beyond the Battlefield

    Edited by David Grondin

    In an effort to make sense of war beyond the battlefield in studying the wars that were captured under the rubric of the "War on Terror", this special issue book seeks to explore the complex spatial relationships between war and the spaces that one is not used to thinking of as the battlefield…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

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