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  1. Women in the Judiciary

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw

    Does gender matter in judging? And if so, in what way? Why were there so few women judges only two or three decades ago, and why are there so many now in most countries of the Western world? How do women judges experience their work in a previously male-dominated environment? What are their...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constitutionalism in the Global Realm

    A Sociological Approach

    By Poul F. Kjaer

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    This book develops a sociologically informed theory of constitutionalism in the global realm, addressing both national and transnational forms of constitutional ordering. The book begins with the argument that current approaches to constitutionalism remain tied to a state-based conception of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Law Made Simple

    13th Edition

    By David Barker

    Are you studying for an A-Level in Law? Are you thinking about reading Law or a related subject at university? Or maybe you already have a place at Law School? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above or if you have a general interest in how the Law works, Law Made Simple is the...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century

    By Christos Boukalas

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Constructing Sovereignty between Politics and Law

    By Tanja E. Aalberts

    Series: New International Relations

    This book explores the interplay between sovereignty, politics and law through different conceptualizations of sovereignty. Despite developments such as European integration, globalization, and state failure, sovereignty proves to be a resilient institution in contemporary international politics....

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Optimize Public Law

    By Ursula Smartt

    Series: Optimize

    The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to: Understand the law and remember the details · using diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations

    Rights and Resources

    By Rory O'Connell, Aoife Nolan, Colin Harvey, Mira Dutschke, Eoin Rooney

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Human rights based budget analysis projects have emerged at a time when the United Nations has asserted the indivisibility of all human rights and attention is increasingly focused on the role of non-judicial bodies in promoting and protecting human rights. This book seeks to develop the human...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Colonial and Post-colonial Constitutionalism in the Commonwealth

    Peace, Order and Good Government

    By Hakeem O. Yusuf

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The peace, order and good government (POGG) clause is found in the constitutions of almost all Commonwealth countries. Since its introduction, the clause has played a significant role in colonial and post-colonial constitutionalism in Commonwealth jurisdictions.This book is the first full length...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

    Edited by Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    The decade after 11 September 2001 saw the enactment of counter-terrorism laws around the world. These laws challenged assumptions about public institutions, human rights and constitutional law. Those challenges are particularly apparent in the context of the increased surveillance powers granted...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Weak Constitutionalism

    Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power

    By Joel Colón-Ríos

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    It has been frequently argued that democracy is protected and realized under constitutions that protect certain rights and establish the conditions for a functioning representative democracy. However, some democrats still find something profoundly unsettling about contemporary constitutional...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge