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  1. The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare

    Science, Law and Policy

    By John McEldowney, Wyn Grant, Graham Medley

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare draws on the research of scientists, lawyers, economists and political scientists to address the current and future regulatory problems posed by the issues of animal health and disease. Recent events such as the outbreak of mad cow disease,...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  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...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law

    Beyond Conflict of Laws

    Edited by Marjan Ajevski

    This book explores the effects of institutional fragmentation in international human rights law, by comparing the rights jurisprudence of three human rights courts and bodies, namely the European Court for Human Rights, the Inter-American Court for Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee....

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    To Be Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Procurement Policy

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Appropriate laws and regulations are an essential tool to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Religion in the British Constitution

    Liberty and Limitation

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    Series: Law and Religion

    The main aim of this book is to demonstrate that the religious dimension of the British Constitution is a characteristic which operates to safeguard individual liberties, whilst fostering a dynamic and inclusive pattern of national life. Oliva and Hall challenge the view that separation between...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

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