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  1. Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh

    By Juliet Rogers

    In Australia, the US, England, Scotland, Italy, France and in Egypt there have been repetitive calls to legislate against the practices of female circumcision described as female genital mutilation. But in western countries where anti-female genital mutilation legislation has been passed there has...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Europeanisation of Contract Law

    Current Controversies in Law, 2nd Edition

    By Christian Twigg-Flesner

    A process of Europeanising contract law has been driven by the legislative activity of the European Union (EU), which has adopted a string of Directives touching on various aspects of contract law, mainly consumer law. Many of these Directives have dealt with a fairly isolated aspect of...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Justice as Attunement

    Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics and the Rest of Life

    By Richard Dawson

    The meaning of an expression resides not in the expression itself but in the experience of a person’s engagement with it. Meaning will be different not only to different people but also to the same person at different times. This book offers a way of attending to these different meanings. This way...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Wickedness and Crime

    Laws of Homicide and Malice

    By Penny Crofts

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The criminal legal system defines and authoritatively enacts the boundaries of permissible and impermissible behaviour, with a focus on that which is prohibited or transgressive. Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice seeks to expose the ways in which criminal law communicates and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas

    By David Marrani

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  8. Trends in the Judiciary

    Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Two

    Edited by David Lowe, Dilip K. Das

    Series: Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons

    The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges’ true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book...

    Published February 6th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Law and Economics

    Philosophical Issues and Fundamental Questions

    Edited by Aristides N. Hatzis, Nicholas Mercuro

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    The Law and Economics approach to law dominates the intellectual discussion of nearly every doctrinal area of law in the United States and its influence is growing steadily throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. Numerous academics and practitioners are working in the field with a flow of...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law

    Edited by Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner, Cheryl Saunders

    The Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law is an advanced level reference work which surveys the current state of constitutional law. Featuring new, specially commissioned papers by a range of leading scholars from around the world, it offers a comprehensive overview of the field as well as...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge