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  • Institutionalizing State Responsibilityby Vincent-JoŽl Proulx

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 119.99

    UN organs play a significant role in implementing the law of State responsibility in global security contexts. This book analyses how the ICJ, the General Assembly and the Security Council contribute to the implementation of the laws of State responsibility, using transnational terrorism as its principal case study. more...

  • Electoral College Reformby Gary Bugh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The United States has not updated the Electoral College system since the Twelfth Amendment was ratified in 1804, despite public opinion polls showing a majority of Americans are in favor of changing or outright abolishing it. So why hasn't the United States reformed this system? Electoral College Reform brings together new essays examining all aspects... more...

  • Law, Religion, Constitutionby W. Cole Durham; Silvio Ferrari; Cristiana Cianitto; Donlu Thayer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 165.00

    What is the place assigned to religion in the constitutions of contemporary States? What role is religion expected to perform in the fields that are the object of constitutional regulation? Is separation of religion and politics a necessary precondition for democracy and the rule of law? These questions are addressed in this book through an analysis... more...

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courtsby Pascale Fournier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr. Although the outcomes of the cases provide an illustrative framework... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflictby Rain Liivoja; Tim McCormack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 225.00

    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 international law. The Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict provides a unique perspective on the field covering all the key aspects of the law as... more...

  • Business and Human Rightsby Dorothťe Baumann-Pauly; Justine Nolan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In a global economy, multinational companies often operate in jurisdictions where governments are either unable or unwilling to uphold even the basic human rights of their citizens. The expectation that companies respect human rights in their own operations and in their business relationships is now a business reality that corporations need to respond... more...

  • Political Parties and Electionsby Anika Gauja

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Political Parties and Elections presents a comparative analysis of the ways in which advanced industrial democracies seek to regulate the activities of political parties in electoral contests. Actual political practice suggests that parties are crucial actors in democratic elections, yet the nature and extent to which parties are regulated, or even... more...

  • Politics of Parkingby Sarah Marusek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    There is more to parking law than just parking penalties. Considering the ways in which law works in everyday life, and in familiar places of common experience where the presence of law is not obvious, this book explores the various notions of the right to park, which jurisprudentially is enacted between individuals in everyday parking. From parking... more...

  • Exploiting the Limits of Lawby Ňsa Gunnarsson; Eva-Maria Svensson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Moving beyond the question of whether an area of scholarly investigation can truly be characterized as 'legal', Exploiting the Limits of Law combats the often unhelpful constraints of law's subject-matter and formal processes. Through a process of reflection on the limits of law and repeated efforts to redraw them, this book challenges the general... more...

  • Loss of Control and Diminished Responsibilityby Alan Reed; Michael Bohlander

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    This book provides a leading point of reference in the field of partial defences to murder and with respect to the mental condition defences of loss of control and diminished responsibility in general. The work includes contributions from leading specialists from different jurisdictions. Divided into two parts, the first provides an analysis from the... more...