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  1. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sedition and the Advocacy of Violence

    Free Speech and Counter-Terrorism

    By Sarah Sorial

    This book employs the theoretical framework of ‘speech act theory’ to analyse current legislative frameworks and cases pertaining to sedition or the advocacy of violence and the issue of freedom of speech. An analysis of the relation between speech and action offers a promising way of clarifying...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cross-Border Law Enforcement

    Regional Law Enforcement Cooperation – European, Australian and Asia-Pacific Perspectives

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Clive Harfield, Simon Bronitt

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnational Crime and Criminal Law

    This innovative volume explores issues of law enforcement cooperation across borders from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. In doing so it adopts a comparative framework hitherto unexplored; namely the EU and the Australsian/Asia-Pacific region whose relative geopolitical remoteness from each...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Fundamental Rights and Private Law in Europe

    The case of tort law and children

    By Nuno Ferreira

    The book explores, from a comparative and inter-disciplinary perspective, the relationship between fundamental rights and private law in Europe, a debate usually referred to as Drittwirkung or ‘horizontal effect of fundamental rights’. It discusses the different models of ‘horizontal effect’ and...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Corporate Governance

    The Law and Economics of Control Powers

    By Alessio Pacces

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    The standard approach to the legal foundations of corporate governance is based on the view that corporate law promotes separation of ownership and control by protecting non-controlling shareholders from expropriation. This book takes a broader perspective by showing that investor protection is a...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts

    Third Edition

    By Gilbert Kodilinye, Trevor Carmichael

    Series: Commonwealth Caribbean Law

    The law of trusts is a subject of considerable importance in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Traditional areas, such as testamentary trusts, resulting and constructive trusts, and charitable trusts, are now fully incorporated into the mainstream substantive law of the region, while the principles...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish