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  1. Modern Legal Theory & Judicial Impartiality

    By Ofer Raban

    This book argues that at the core of legal philosophys principal debates there is essentially one issue judicial impartiality. Keeping this issue to the forefront, Raban's approach sheds much light on many difficult and seemingly perplexing jurisprudential debates. Modern Legal Theory and...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Making Human Rights Work Globally

    By Anthony Woodiwiss

    This book is one of the first studies in the new field of the sociology of human rights,and it centres its analysis on labour rights. Such rights are of critical importance in this field, work being the defining aspect of many peoples lives and a central concern of sociology....

    Published June 2nd 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Law Against Genocide

    Cosmopolitan Trials

    By David Hirsh

    Bringing a sociologist's insight to legal institutions and narratives, this book is an innovative and timely sociological contribution to current concerns regarding critical cosmopolitanism, human rights and crimes against humanity....

    Published April 4th 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Law after Ground Zero

    Edited by John Strawson

    Following the events of September 11, a new legal order is emerging in which the 'terrorist threat' has been used as justification to marginalise human rights. This collection of themed essays offers an emphatic defence to the threats confronting our human rights culture. In analysing the...

    Published September 6th 2002 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts

    Edited by Susan Scott-Hunt, Hilary Lim

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    Previous collections of essays on equity and trusts law have focused on doctrinal issues, only occasionally giving a policy gloss or suggestion of social context and impact. Although a critical approach can be glimpsed in journal articles and student texts, this collection of essays draws together...

    Published January 16th 2001 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Feminist Perspectives on Evidence

    By Mary Childs, Louise Ellison

    Questions of evidence and proof are fundamental to the operation of substantive law and to our understanding of law as a social practice. The study of evidence involves issues of central concern to feminist scholars,including matters of epistemology, psychology, allocation of risk and...

    Published December 19th 2000 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Feminist Perspectives on Child Law

    Edited by Jo Bridgeman, Daniel Monk

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    Feminist Perspectives on Child Law is a collection of interdisciplinary socio-legal essays which explore the complex relationship between childhood,gender and the law. Drawing on a wide range of feminist and critical theories and empirical research, these original essays challenge the gender...

    Published December 11th 2000 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Feminist Perspectives on Law and Theory

    Edited by Janice Richardson, Ralph Sandland

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    What is the link between the way in which women are viewed as an aberration within law - such that pregnant women initially had to be compared with sick men to claim unfair dismissal - and the view of women as monstrous within philosophy? This book uses the failure of women to fit within male...

    Published November 20th 2000 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Feminist Perspectives on Employment Law

    By Anne Morris, Thérèse O'Donnell

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    Whilst equal pay, maternity rights and sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, have received attention from feminist scholars, there is an increasing awareness that it is the whole of the working environment that must be examined if real progress is to be made....

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge-Cavendish