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  1. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge, Technology and Law

    Edited by Emilie Cloatre, Martyn Pickersgill

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to provide the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. European Governmentality

    The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book contributes to the literature on the change of governance in the context of its European multilevel organization. The integration of Europe is a process of fundamental social change: a process of constructing a European society and of deconstructing the national societies. Münch...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Diversity in Europe

    Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice

    Edited by Gideon Calder, Emanuela Ceva

    From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Legislatures of Small States

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Nicholas D J Baldwin

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    This book provides a comparative study of the legislatures of small nations, states and territories, to explore the extent to which size is a factor in how they function and fulfil the roles and responsibility of a legislature. Though the physical nature and environment of states is a neglected...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism

    Human rights perspectives

    Edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Law and Society in Latin America

    A New Map

    Edited by Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked a widespread transition to democracy, fundamental institutional innovations have been introduced, and processes of globalization have had profound...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

    By Mark Tunick

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge