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  1. 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

  2. Medical Ethics in China

    A Transcultural Interpretation

    By Jing-Bao Nie

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Drawing on a wide range of primary historical and sociological sources and employing sharp philosophical analysis, this book investigates medical ethics from a Chinese-Western comparative perspective. In doing so, it offers a fascinating exploration of both cultural differences and commonalities...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights

    International Standards and Comparative Experiences

    By Paul O'Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Notwithstanding the widespread and persistent affirmation of the indivisibility and equal worth of all human rights, socio-economic rights continue to be treated as the "Cinderella" of the human rights corpus. At a domestic level this has resulted in little appetite for the explicit recognition and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Antitrust Federalism in the EU and the US

    By Firat Cengiz

    Series: Routledge Research in Competition Law

    The EU and the US are the preeminent examples of multi-level polities and both have highly developed competition policies. Despite these similarities however, recent developments suggest that they are moving in different directions in the area of antitrust federalism. This book examines multi-level...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pathways to Judicial Power in Transitional States

    Perspectives from African Courts

    By Rachel Ellett

    This book examines the complex relationship that exists between the construction of judicial power, and the institutional characteristics of the courts and their regime setting. It examines the intriguing connection between the construction of judicial power on the one hand, and the institutional...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge