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New Research Books Publishing in August

Henri Lefebvre

Routledge Law is delighted to announce another bumper crop of exciting new research and scholarly books publishing in August. The latest book in the acclaimed Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers series; Henri Lefebvre by Chris Butler provides the first serious analysis of the relevance and importance of this significant thinker for the study of law and state power. Lorraine Talbot's Progressive Corporate Governance for the 21st Century is a wide ranging and ambitious study of why corporate governance is in the shape that it is, and how it can be improved. Read on for a full list of our research and scholarly books publishing in August.

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  1. Henri Lefebvre

    Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City

    By Chris Butler

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    While certain aspects of Henri Lefebvre’s writings have been examined extensively within the disciplines of geography, social theory, urban planning and cultural studies, there has been no comprehensive consideration of his work within legal studies. Henri Lefebvre: Spatial Politics, Everyday Life...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. A Politics of Patent Law

    Crafting the Participatory Patent Bargain

    By Kali Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    There has been much written on the impact of international treaties like the Trade Related Aspects on Intellectual Property (TRIPS), which laments the failure of patent systems to respond to the interests of a diverse set of non-profit, public interest, and non-corporate entities. This book...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Law, Ethics and Compromise at the Limits of Life

    To Treat or not to Treat?

    By Richard Huxtable

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    A conflict arises in the clinic over the care of a critically ill, incapacitated patient. The clinicians and the patient’s family confront a difficult choice: to treat or not to treat? Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment feature frequently in the courts and in the world's...

    Published August 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Progressive Corporate Governance for the 21st Century

    By Lorraine Talbot

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    Progressive Corporate Governance for the 21st Century is a wide ranging and ambitious study of why corporate governance is the shape that it is, and how it can be better. The book sets out the emergence of shareholder primacy orientated corporate governance using a study of historical developments...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity, in violation of international criminal laws during the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Women, Judging and the Judiciary

    From Difference to Diversity

    By Erika Rackley

    Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish