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New and Published Books

  1. Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Skilled Immigration in the United States

    By Maryam T. Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Immigration policy in the U.S. has been a prominent research topic recently, but thus far congressional policy on the H-1B visa has not been studied in-depth. A non-immigrant visa, H-1B allows foreign workers to be temporarily employed in the U.S. This project examines the congressional politics...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice

    Critical Inquiries

    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law

    7th Edition

    By Roger Douglas, Michael Head

    Douglas and Jones is well established as a leading text on administrative law, a reliable book notable for its accessibility and contemporary perspective. The 7th edition, in which Roger Douglas is joined in authorship by Professor Michael Head, will maintain the reputation of its predecessors....

    Published August 13th 2014 by Federation Press

  6. Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

    By Jessie Blackbourn

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    The Northern Ireland peace process has been heralded by those involved as a successful example of transformation from a violent conflict to a peaceful society. This book examines the implementation of the Belfast Agreement in Northern Ireland, and evaluates whether its goal to establish a normal,...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Justice in Tribunals

    4th Edition

    By J.R.S. Forbes

    Justice in Tribunals is a specialist work on the common law and statutory rules governing decisions of administrative tribunals, executive officers, government departments, professional societies, commercial associations, trades unions, sporting bodies, social clubs and political parties, affecting...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Federation Press

  8. State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Changes in Europe Since 2001

    By Karen Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The question of to what extent, manifestations of religious beliefs should be permitted in the European public sphere has become a salient and controversial topic in recent years. Despite the increasing interest however, debates have rarely questioned the conventional wisdom that an increase in the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Evolution of a Revolution

    Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution

    Edited by Li-ann Thio, Kevin Y.L. Tan

    This book presents a timely assessment of the impact of history, politics and economics in shaping the Singapore Constitution, going beyond the descriptive narrative, the authors will cast a critical eye over the developments of the last 40 years....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish