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  1. Legal Pluralism in Conflict

    Coping with Cultural Diversity in Law

    By Prakash Shah

    Legal Pluralism in Conflict offers a new theoretical perspective for conceptualising and analysing the relationship between ethnic minority laws and the official legal order. Examining the limits of liberal legal thought in light of a contemporary plurality of ethnic identifications and religious...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risks

    Edited by Bert Metz, M Kok J T

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Web of Prevention

    Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research

    Edited by Brian Rappert, Caitriona McLeish

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both ends of the equation and creates momentum for the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The End of a Natural Monopoly

    Deregulation and Competition in the Electric Power Industry

    Edited by Daniel H. Cole, Peter Grossman

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This book addresses the fundamental issues underlying the debate over electric power regulation and deregulation. After decades of the presumption that the electric power industry was a natural monopoly, recent times have seen a trend of deregulation followed by panicked re-regulation. This...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Unnatural Selection

    The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People

    Edited by Peter Healey, Steve Rayner

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    With ever-advancing scientific understanding and technological capabilities, humanity stands on the brink of the potential next stage of evolution: evolution engineered by us. Nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science offer the possibility to enhance human...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Environment and Trade

    A Guide to WTO Jurisprudence

    By Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Daniel Magraw, Maria Julia Oliva, Elisabeth Tuerk, Marcos Orellana

    International trade rules have significant impacts on environmental law and policy, at the domestic, regional and global levels. At the World Trade Organization (WTO), dispute settlement tribunals are increasingly called to decide on environment- and health-related questions. Can governments treat...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    The EU emissions trading scheme is the largest emissions control scheme in the world, capping almost half of European CO2 emissions. As the scheme emerges from its pilot phase, this special issue of Climate Policy journal analyses the lessons learned from the last two years and their implications...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Judicialization of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Björn Dressel

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Over the last two decades courts have become major players in the political landscape in Asia. This book assesses what is driving this apparent trend toward judicialization in the region. It looks at the variations within the judicialization trend, and how these variations affect political practice...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Sovereignty, Human Rights and Global Order
    By Sam Adelman
    To Be Published September 1st 2014
  2. Forensic Criminology
    By Andy Williams
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  3. Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice: Critical Inquiries
    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  4. Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security
    By Roger D. Smith
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  5. Balancing Privacy and Free Speech: Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media
    By Mark Tunick
    To Be Published September 4th 2014

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