Routledge Research in Law

Key Series Across the Spectrum of 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. Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law

    Combating the Tragic Flaw

    By Errol P. Mendes

    This book offers a stimulating introduction to the links between areas of global governance, human rights global economy and international law. By drawing on a range of diverse subject areas, Errol P. Mendes argues that the foundations of global governance, human rights and international law are...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cyberthreats and the Decline of the Nation-State

    By Susan W. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    This book explores the extraordinary difficulties a nation-state’s law enforcement and military face in attempting to prevent cyber-attacks. In the wake of recent assaults including the denial of service attack on Estonia in 2007 and the widespread use of the Zeus Trojan Horse software, Susan W....

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict

    Edited by Rain Liivoja, Tim McCormack

    The law of armed conflict is a key element of the global legal order yet it is recognised that this branch of law is often honoured more in the breach than in the observance. The Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict provides a unique perspective on the field covering all the key aspects...

    To Be Published December 29th 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. At the beginning of this period it was predominantly understood as an area devoted to the study of the relationship between States and religious communities. The focus of the discipline then...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions

    Contemporary Issues in the EU, US and China, 2nd Edition

    By Faye Fangfei Wang

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    The development of new technologies places new challenges to the interpretation and implementation of legislation in the information society. The recent deployment of service-oriented computing and cloud computing for online commercial activities has urged countries to amend existing legislation...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge