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  1. 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

  2. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The Development of the Chinese Legal System

    Change and Challenges

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    In recent years the Chinese legal system has undergone many reforms and this book brings the literature up to date, offering a contemporary account of the law and administration in China. This book is the result of collective efforts in analysing the political, economic and social factors which...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge