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  1. From Heritage to Terrorism

    Regulating Tourism in an Age of Uncertainty

    By Brian Simpson, Cheryl Simpson

    Critical in style, From Heritage to Terrorism: Regulating Tourism in an Age of Uncertainty examines the law and its role in shaping and defining tourism and the tourist experience. Using a broad range of legal documents and other materials from a variety of disciplines, it surveys how the...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Vulnerabilities, Care and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Jonathan Herring

    While in the past family life was characterised as a "haven from the harsh realities of life", it is now recognised as a site of vulnerabilities and a place where care work can go unacknowledged and be a source of social and economic hardship. This book addresses the strong relationships that exist...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Legal and Political Challenges of Governing the Environment and Climate Change

    Ruling Nature

    By Gary Wickham, Jo-Ann Goodie

    The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that ‘the environment’ came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo firmly fixed its focus on this issue. In this book Wickham and Goodie tell the story of...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reading Modern Law

    Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations

    Edited by Ruth Buchanan, Stewart Motha, Sundhya Pahuja

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse

    By Anastasia Vakulenko

    Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse looks at relevant law and surrounding discourses in order to examine the assumptions and limits of the debates around the issue of Islamic veiling that has become so topical in recent years. For some, Islamic veiling indicates a lack of autonomy, the oppression of...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Dynamics of Transitional Justice:

    International Models and Local Realities in East Timor

    By Lia Kent

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms – including trials and truth commissions – have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade

    Remedying the 'Past'?

    Edited by Fernne Brennan, John Packer

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the ‘Past’? Addresses how reparations might be obtained for the legacy of the Trans Atlantic slave trade. This collection lends weight to the argument that liability is not extinguished on the death of the plaintiffs or perpetrators. Arguing...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

    Beyond Restitution

    By Anneke Smit

    The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution explores how the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. The focus of most of the international community’s recent protection efforts has been on returning...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Online Child Sexual Abuse

    Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World

    By Elena Martellozzo

    Online Child Sexual Abuse: Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World addresses the complex, multi-faceted and, at times, counter-intuitive relationships between online grooming behaviours, risk assessment, police practices, and the actual danger of subsequent abuse in...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge