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Routledge Research in Law is committed to publishing important research produced by the academic legal community. Our research titles form part of the successful Routledge Research programme which is recognised by academics and libraries the world over, ensuring the books achieve a worldwide readership.
We publish cutting-edge research by up-and-coming academics, alongside influential titles by established authors in many areas of law. Our titles take a variety of different methodological approaches to law reflecting the current vitality of legal scholarship.
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A Comparison between English and German Law
In its case law, the European Court of Human Rights has acknowledged that national courts are bound to give effect to Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) which sets out the right to private and family life, when they rule on controversies between private individuals. Article...
Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge
A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction
Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...
Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge
In Nature’s trust
This book is about fiduciary law’s influence on the financial economy’s environmental performance, focusing on how the law affects responsible investing and considering possible legal reforms to shift financial markets closer towards sustainability. Fiduciary law governs how trustees, fund managers...
Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge
The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements
This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals. The hope of countries signing such...
Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge
The Enduring Impact of the Corfu Channel Case
In 1949 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down its first judgment in the Corfu Channel Case. In diffusing an early Cold War dispute, the Court articulated a set of legal principles which continue to shape our appreciation of the international legal order. Many of the issues dealt...
Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge
A critique and early assessment
The United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council’s mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission’s flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating...
Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge
The Four Freedoms vs National Administrative Discretion
This book explores how the right to the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital in the European Union legal order affects welfare states. These "four freedoms", as they are known, are vital instruments for the protection of a European market unencumbered by internal frontiers. The...
Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge
Progressive Corporate Governance for the 21st Century is a wide ranging and ambitious study of why corporate governance is the shape that it is, and how it can be better. The book sets out the emergence of shareholder primacy orientated corporate governance using a study of historical developments...
Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge