Routledge Research in Law

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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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  1. The Voices and Rooms of European Bioethics

    Edited by Richard Huxtable, Ruud ter Meulen

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book reflects on the many contributions made in and to European bioethics to date, in various locations, and from various disciplinary perspectives. In so doing, the book advances understanding of the academic and social status of European bioethics as it is being supported and practiced by...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Habitats Directive in its EU Environmental Law Context

    European Nature’s Best Hope?

    Edited by Charles-Hubert Born, An Cliquet, Hendrik Schoukens, Delphine Misonne, Geert Van Hoorick

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This book analyses the Habitats Directive; one of the most prominent piece of EU environmental legislation of the past decades. Seen by some as the cornerstone of Europe’s nature conservation policy, among other measures the Directive established the so-called "Natura 2000" ecological network,...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law

    Edited by Shawkat Alam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Tareq M.R. Chowdhury, Erika J. Techera

    The Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law is an advanced level reference guide which provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the corpus of international environmental law (IEL). The Handbook features specially commissioned papers by leading experts in the field of...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people involved in the theory and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Cuban Embargo under International Law

    El Bloqueo

    By Nigel D. White

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The United States embargo against Cuba was imposed over fifty years ago initially as a response to the new revolutionary government's seizure of US properties, which was viewed by the US as a violation of international law. However, while sanctions can be legitimate means of enforcing established...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use reproductive technology and regulation of assisted reproduction. This was legislation which, according to the minister responsible, would ‘ensure that the law remains effective and fit for purpose in the...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge