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Featuring specially commissioned chapters from experts in the field of media and communications law, this book provides an authoritative survey of media law from a comparative perspective.
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...
The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law.
International criminal law has developed extraordinarily quickly over the last decade, with the creation of ad hoc tribunals in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the establishment of a permanent I...
Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law.
The Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law is an advanced level reference work which surveys the current state of constitutional law.
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.
In the years since 9/11, counter-terrorism law and policy has proliferated across the world.
With advances in technology and maritime transport, human use of the ocean now extends beyond the traditional activities of navigation and fishing.
International criminal law is at a crucial point in its history and development, and the time is right for practitioners, academics and students to take stock of the lessons learnt from the past fifte...
As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old.
This unparalleled Companion provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to Islamic law to all with an interest in this increasingly relevant and developing field.
The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy complements the already successful Ashgate series Law & Migration, established in 2006 which now has a number of well-regarded monogr...
The Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law is the first book to incorporate a comprehensive analysis of Public Aviation Law – principally international, but also domestic law in a comparative conte...
The law of armed conflict is a key element of the global legal order yet it finds itself in a state of flux created by the changing nature of warfare and the influences of other branches of internatio...
The Routledge Handbook of Asian Law is a cutting-edge and comprehensive resource which surveys the interdisciplinary field of Asian Law.
This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field.
This handbook is a reference work providing a comprehensive, objective and comparative overview of Space Law.
The Routledge Handbook of Corporate Law provides an accessible overview of current research in the field, from an international and comparative perspective.
This volume provides a reference textbook and comprehensive compilation of multifaceted perspectives on the legal issues arising from the conservation and exploitation of non-human biological resource...
Technology has become increasingly important to both the function and our understanding of the justice process.
This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising it in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way.
<P>The <I>Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia</I> provides a rich study of human rights challenges facing some of the most vulnerable people in Asia.
This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples? rights.
<P>The "commons" has come to mean many things to many people, and the term is often used inconsistently.
Much has been written on specific religious legal systems, yet substantial comparative studies that strive to compare systems, identifying their analogies and differences, have been relatively few.
This volume provides an authoritative, cutting-edge resource on the characteristics of both technological and social change in warfare in the twenty-first century, and the challenges such change prese...
An understanding of law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of "rule of law" which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that reco...
This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law.
Mental health has always been a low priority worldwide.
Drawing on a range of approaches from the social sciences and humanities, this handbook explores theoretical and empirical perspectives that address the articulation of law in society, and the social ...
? The Handbook of European Security Law and Policy offers a holistic discussion of the contemporary challenges to the security of the European Union and emphasizes the complexity of dealing with thes...
The Routledge Handbook of Energy Law provides a definitive global survey of the discipline of Energy Law, capturing the essential and relevant issues in Energy today.
Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last 60 years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law.
Comparative constitutional change has recently emerged as a distinct field in the study of constitutional law.
This book critically explores the legal tools, concepts, principles and instruments, as well as cross-cutting issues, that comprise the field of international environmental law.
This innovative handbook provides a comprehensive, and truly global, overview of the main approaches and themes within law and society scholarship or social-legal studies.
The Routledge Handbook of EU Copyright Law provides a definitive survey of copyright harmonization in the European Union, capturing the essential and relevant issues of this relatively recent phenomen...
Financial technology is rapidly changing and shaping financial services and markets.
This Handbook brings together 40 of the world?s leading scholars and rising stars who study international law from disciplines in the humanities ? from history to literature, philosophy to the visual ...
This book examines the idea of a fundamental entitlement to health and healthcare from a human rights perspective.
This handbook provides a toolbox of definitions and typologies to develop a theory of multilevel constitutionalism and subnational constitutions.
The Routledge Handbook of African Law provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the contemporary legal terrain in Africa.
Governments need rules, institutions, and processes to translate the will of the people into functioning democracies.
The COVID-19 pandemic not only ravaged human bodies but also had profound and possibly enduring effects on the health of political and legal systems, economies and societies.
This handbook brings together diverse perspectives, major topics, and multiple approaches to one of the biggest legal institutions in society: property.
In today’s highly globalized and regulated economy, private and public organizations face myriad complex laws and regulations.
The Handbook of Constitutional Law in Greater China surveys important issues of constitutional law in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.
The Routledge Handbook of Law and the Anthropocene provides a critical survey into the function of law and governance during a time when humans have the power to impact the Earth system.