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Asia Pacific

  1. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. For The True Believers

    Great Labor Speeches that Shaped History

    By Troy Bramston

    Graham Freudenberg, Australia's greatest speechwriter, says the Australian Labor Party was built on speeches. This book brings together great Labor speeches which give voice to the party's enduring values and achievements, and place it and its principal figures at the centre of historic events....

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Federation Press

  5. Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Ben Saul, Catherine Renshaw

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    While the Asia Pacific region is one of the world’s largest by population size, it has long been known for having the least developed regional and national institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights, particularly compared to the well-developed systems in Europe, the Americas, and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Socio-legality

    An Odyssey of Ideas and Context

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    This volume of Law in Context celebrates the work of current and former La Trobe University scholars who have made significant contributions to the development of socio-legal studies, including: Professor Christopher Arup on the relationship between business law and socio-legal studies;Professor...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Federation Press

  7. Intellectual Property and New Technologies

    Edited by David Wishart

    This volume of Law in Context focuses on the legal issues raised by the digital revolution. It presents new perspectives on familiar questions about the effectiveness of intellectual property in promoting innovation and protecting privacy. The articles address such issues as: heritage and cultural...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Federation Press

  8. The Whitlam Legacy

    By Troy Bramston

    The election of the Whitlam government in 1972 marked a turning point in 20th century Australia. Shaking off the vestiges of two decades of conservative rule, Gough Whitlam brought new ideas, new policies and new people to the task of governing. Bursting with energy and expectation, the Labor...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Federation Press

  9. Corporations Law

    Text and Essential Cases

    By Julie Cassidy

    The purpose of this text is to provide a teaching/ learning tool within a semester corporations law unit. The use of a plain English writing style, combined with fuller case extracts makes corporations law more accessible to those who study or practise in the area of corporations law. Since the...

    Published January 7th 2014 by Federation Press

  10. Legal Limits

    By Nicholas Hasluck

    Legal Limits explores the uneasy relationship between law and literature. A concern for the fate of the individual in society, an interest in the truth of any matter in contention, forms of narrative, matters of conscience - lawyers and writers share preoccupations of this kind but deal with...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Federation Press

  11. Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Long Term Contracts

    Edited by Kanaga Dharmananda, Leon Firios

    Australia's prosperous energy and resources sector is founded on long term contracts. Long term contracts give rise to a variety of difficult conceptual and practical issues that must be confronted by commercial lawyers and energy and resource professionals on a daily basis, ranging from...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Federation Press

  13. Sir Richard Hanson

    By Greg Taylor

    Sir Richard Hanson was much more than a Judge - although he was an important Judge in his time. Before he became Chief Justice of South Australia in 1861, he was: a participant in a major government enquiry on Canada which laid the foundations for democratic self-government not only there, but in...

    Published September 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  14. International Trade Law and the WTO

    By Indira Carr, Shawkat Alam, Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan

    The book discusses some notable debates in the arena of international trade law and globalisation. It looks at the basic structure of the WTO, its function, and decision-making, and explores key economic and legal concepts underpinning the WTO, including Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment and National...

    Published September 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  15. The Law of Affidavits

    By John Levingston

    Affidavits are used in Courts and Tribunals including arbitrations, to provide the evidence-in-chief of witnesses. There are evidentiary, formal and procedural rules which apply to affidavits. Non-compliance can result in the evidence being excluded, the case being lost, or proceedings adjourned...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Federation Press

  16. Animal Law in Australasia

    Continuing the Dialogue, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Sankoff, Steven White, Celeste Black

    Many Australians and New Zealanders still assume that current animal welfare laws provide animals with sufficient protection from human mistreatment, that cruelty is the exception and that, when exposed, perpetrators are prosecuted. They are wrong on all counts. Animal Law in Australasia, in its...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Federation Press

  17. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume II

    Commercial Common Law

    Edited by Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Elisabeth Peden

    Questions arising in commercial law require an understanding of legal history, no differently from any other area of law, and, as the High Court observed in Andrews v ANZ [2012] HCA 30 at [14], what is needed is more than a “brief backward glance�. These essays provide a suite of materials to...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  18. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  19. The New Work Health and Safety Legislation

    A Practical Guide

    By Francis Marks, Deborah Dinnen, Lauren Fieldus

    The new Work Health and Safety uniform laws impose extensive obligations on those who conduct a business or undertaking to ensure the safety of anyone who may be affected by the operation of the business or undertaking. These obligations are not confined to the safety of employees and will cover...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  20. Construction Claims

    By Davenport Phillip, Helen Durham

    Statutory compulsory rapid adjudication has now spread to all States, the Northern Territory and the ACT. The number of construction claims determined by adjudicators far exceeds the number determined by courts. This has been an important consideration in the writing of this third edition. In the...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Federation Press

  21. Government Contracts

    Federal, State and Local

    By Nicholas Seddon

    Government Contracts 5th edition is the new edition of a work that has now been in existence for some seventeen years. It is Australia’s definitive legal text on all levels of government contracting, which focuses on the legal issues that may arise in connection with government contracts and...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Federation Press

  22. Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Towards Institution Building

    Edited by Hitoshi Nasu, Ben Saul

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Asia-Pacific is known for having the least developed regional mechanisms for protecting human rights. This edited collection makes a timely and distinctive contribution to contemporary debates about building institutions for human rights protection in the Asia-Pacific region, in the wake of...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  23. Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared

    By Saw Tiong Guan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  24. Resolving Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region

    International Arbitration and Mediation in East Asia and the West

    By Shahla F. Ali

    How diverse cultures approach conflict in the context of the integration of global markets is a new arena for research and practice. To date, most of the research on international arbitration has focused exclusively on Western models of arbitration as practiced in Europe and North America. While...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  25. Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Towards Institution Building

    Edited by Hitoshi Nasu, Ben Saul

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Asia-Pacific is known for having the least developed regional mechanisms for protecting human rights. This edited collection makes a timely and distinctive contribution to contemporary debates about building institutions for human rights protection in the Asia-Pacific region, in the wake of...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  26. The Land is the Source of the Law

    A Dialogic Encounter with Indigenous Jurisprudence

    By C.F. Black

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The Land is the Source of Law brings an inter-jurisdictional dimension to the field of indigenous jurisprudence: comparing Indigenous legal regimes in New Zealand, the USA and Australia, it offers a ‘dialogical encounter with an Indigenous jurisprudence’ in which individuals are ...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  27. Indigenous Australians and the Law

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Hinton, Daryle Rigney, Elliott Johnston

    Bringing together a well-respected team of commentators, many of them indigenous Australians themselves, this revised and updated edition examines the legal, social and political developments that have taken place in Australia since the publication of the last edition. Providing students with a...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  28. Essential Professional Conduct: Legal Accounting

    Second Edition

    By Bronwyn Olliffe

    Series: Australian Essential Series

    A newly admitted lawyer needs sufficient knowledge and skill to maintain trust and office accounts in accordance with the law and good practice. With much space dedicated to practice transactions and specimen accounts, there is plenty of opportunity for readers to become familiar with the major...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  29. Essential Professional Conduct: Legal Ethics

    Second Edition

    By Geoff Monahan, David Hipsley

    Series: Australian Essential Series

    Accessible and student-friendly this new edition has been fully updated and revised and includes substantial new material and a comprehensive table of cases. Opening each chapter with a checklist highlighting key areas of the topic, followed by an expanded treatment of the subject, this text...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  30. Australian Restitution Law

    By Sharon Erbacher

    Series: Australian Principles

    This book is the first casebook on restitution law to be published in Australia. It contains comprehensive extracts from the most significant Australian and English cases, together with some Canadian cases which indicate the possible direction which Australian law will take. The author has included...

    Published August 27th 2002 by Routledge-Cavendish