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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 35 new and published major works in the subject of Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Crime Reduction

    Edited by Kate Moss

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Across the globe, challenging and contentious issues about community safety and security increasingly exercise governments and police forces—as well as, for example, town planners and car-park designers. Consequently, as a specialist area within the wider discipline of criminology, crime reduction...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Global Economic Institutions

    Edited by Willem Molle

    Series: Critical Writings on Global Institutions

    In recent years, there has been a very steep increase in globalization which, among other things, has provoked an increased interest in global economic institutions. Such interest comes notably from the emerging countries. However, researchers who wish to understand better the workings and impact...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Islam

    Beliefs and Institutions

    By Henri Lammens

    In this book, originally published in 1929, Lammens is primarily concerned with the problem of Mohammad’s personality and prophetic career – one of the central issues of Islamic history. He argues that Mohammad’s career must be considered within the context of the urban and mercantile society...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Law and Institutions: Mini-set B 6 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Originally published between 1925 and 1987 the volumes in this mini-set include works by J N D Anderson, Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, Austin Kennett, Henri Lammens and Alexander Russell....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Bedouin Justice

    Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin

    By Austin Kennett

    This volume was originally published in 1925 and is a digest of the law and practice of the Bedouin Courts, together with an account of desert life and customs. ...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Law in Africa

    By J N D Anderson

    In many parts of Africa three different systems of laws are concurrently applied – the imported "Colonial" law, the indigenous customary law and Islamic law. In some countries the customary and the Islamic law are kept separate and distinct, while in others they are fused into a single system. This...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Law

    An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance

    By Alexander David Russell

    This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools. ...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan

    By Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Law and Economics

    Edited by Nicholas Mercuro

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Edited and introduced by a leading academic in the field, this is a new Routledge Major Work in the Critical Concepts in Law series. Law and Economics is a five-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research on the application of economic theory - primarily microeconomics and the basic...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Child Welfare

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Nick Frost

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    This collection focuses on child welfare in its specific sense: welfare and social interventions with children and young people undertaken by State bodies or NGO's. The term 'child welfare' is deployed differently in diverse international settings. In the United Kingdom child welfare tends to refer...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Transnational Crime
    Edited by James Sheptycki
    To Be Published March 4th 2015
  2. Jones and Sparks: Punishment, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks
    To Be Published May 27th 2015
  3. International Criminal Law
    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé, Florian Jessberger, Salvatore Zappalà
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  4. Postcolonialism and the Law
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  5. da Silva et al.: Indigenous Peoples and the Law, 4 vol.-set
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 14th 2015

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