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  • Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

    Edited by Alan Tidwell, Barry Zellen

    Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide. The book explores how the ongoing constitutional, legal and political integration of indigenous peoples into contemporary society has impacted on indigenous institutions…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Navigating the Jungle

    Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement

    By Steven C. Tauber

    For much of our history, legal scholars focused predominantly on the law’s implications for human beings, while ignoring how the law influences animal welfare. Since the 1970s, however, there has been a steep increase in animal advocates’ use of the courts. Animal law has blossomed into a vibrant…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge

  • EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

    By Mary McThomas

    Theoretically, the right to privacy is an individual’s right to space away from the public gaze to make life choices that are best for her or him, regardless of the beliefs of the majority. Yet the right to privacy in the United States has proven problematic for both political theorists and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Resisting Injustice and the Feminist Ethics of Care in the Age of Obama

    “Suddenly,…All the Truth Was Coming Out”

    By David A.J. Richards

    David A. J. Richards’s Resisting Injustice and The Feminist Ethics of Care in The Age of Obama: "Suddenly,…All The Truth Was Coming Out" builds on his and Carol Gilligan’s The Deepening Darkness to examine the roots of the resistance movements of the 1960s, the political psychology behind…

    Paperback – 2015-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    3rd Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge

  • Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies

    Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society

    Edited by Moira B. MacKinnon, Ludovico Feoli

    Legislatures, the judiciary and civil society are important actors in representative democracies. In what ways and how well do they represent? And how effectively do they carry out their institutional and social roles? Both questions refer to the key dimensions of democracy analyzed in this book:…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Integrating Legal and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Marjolein B. A. van Asselt, Esther Versluis, Ellen Vos

    The trade aspects of risk and the risk aspects of trade deserve more systematic and genuine interdisciplinary attention if we are to really understand the global, international and supranational dimensions of risk regulation. This book brings together legal and social science research on risk…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism

    Edited by Jeffrey Kaplan, Heléne Lööw, Leena Malkki

    President Obama has declared that the greatest terrorist threat which America faces is attacks by lone wolf terrorists. This volume expands the lone wolf rubric to include autonomous cells: small groups of terrorists who cooperate, but operate independently. The challenge presented by lone wolves…

    Hardback – 2015-03-11
    Routledge

  • Sexploitation

    Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender

    By Michèle Alexandre

    Michèle Alexandre’s innovative study examines how sexual profiling represses, oppresses, and hinders various aspects of life for both genders, and explores the ways in which the law and the community can help eradicate the practice of sexual profiling. Alexandre defines "sexploitation" as the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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