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  1. War Beyond the Battlefield

    Edited by David Grondin

    In an effort to make sense of war beyond the battlefield in studying the wars that were captured under the rubric of the "War on Terror", this special issue book seeks to explore the complex spatial relationships between war and the spaces that one is not used to thinking of as the battlefield...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Judicial Politics

    Edited by Kevin T. McGuire

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    With its often vague legal concepts and institutions that operate according to unfamiliar procedures, judicial decision-making is, in many respects, a highly enigmatic process. New Directions in Judicial Politics seeks to demystify the courts, offering readers the insights of empirical research to...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    By Robert J. Hume

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Judging Law and Policy

    Courts and Policymaking in the American Political System

    By Robert M. Howard, Amy Steigerwalt

    To what extent do courts make social and public policy and influence policy change? This innovative text analyzes this question generally and in seven distinct policy areas that play out in both federal and state courts—tax policy, environmental policy, reproductive rights, sex equality,...

    Published August 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Legislative Drafting

    Edited by Aldo Zammit Borda

    Legislative drafting is an extremely onerous, exacting and highly-skilled task. What is clearly conceived in the mind may not be easily expressed with clarity and precision in words. It is a highly technical discipline, and one of the most vigorous forms of writing. Few lawyers have the special...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Legal Reforms in China and Vietnam

    A Comparison of Asian Communist Regimes

    By John Gillespie, Albert H.Y. Chen

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Although the adoption of market reforms has been a key factor leading to China’s recent economic growth, China continues to be governed by a communist party and has a socialist-influenced legal system. Vietnam, starting later, also with a socialist-influenced legal system, has followed a similar...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Law and Government in Israel

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Arye Naor, Assaf Meydani

    While most current studies on law and politics in Israel focus on the legal aspects of public policymaking within the courts, this book explores the relationship between law and government from a positive perspective. That is to say that the question asked is: how the political relationships...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge