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Funding Religious Heritage
Funding Religious Heritage
Edited by Anne Fornerod

Funding Religious Heritage

This collection explores the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and religious values, whilst on the other it constitutes a relevant tool for investigating the question of the legitimacy of such financial support. The funding varies according to the national system of state-religion relationships ...

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Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights – Effects and Implementation
Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights – Effects and Implementation
Edited by Anja Seibert-Fohr and Mark E. Villiger

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights – Effects and Implementation

This volume deals with the domestic effects of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights as a challenge to the various levels of legal orders in Europe. The starting point is the divergent impact of the ECHR’s jurisdiction within the Convention States. Distinguished judges, academic lawyers and practitioners from many European countries are among the contributors to this volume, which succeeds in bringing divergent points of view into the discussion ...

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State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus
State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus
Edited by Stéphane Voell and Iwona Kaliszewska

State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus

Anthropological Perspectives on Law and Politics

Legal pluralism and the experience of the state in the Caucasus are at the centre of this edited volume. This is a region affected by a multitude of legal orders and the book describes social action and governance in the light of this, and considers how conceptions of order are enforced, used, followed and staged in social networks and legal ...

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Language and Culture in EU Law
Language and Culture in EU Law
Edited by Susan Šarčević

Language and Culture in EU Law

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Written by distinguished legal and linguistic scholars and practitioners from the EU institutions, the contributions in this volume provide multidisciplinary perspectives on the vital role of language and culture as key forces shaping the dynamics of EU law. Offering a good mix of theory and practice, the broad spectrum of topics addressed ...

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Disabled Justice?
Disabled Justice?
Eilionóir Flynn

Disabled Justice?

Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

International and comparative in scope, this book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system and also considers the participation of people with disabilities in a variety of roles such as witness, defendant, victim, plaintiff, lawyer, judge and juror. More broadly, it also critically examines the ...

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Working Women and their Rights in the Workplace
Working Women and their Rights in the Workplace
Naeima Faraj A.A. Al-Hadad

Working Women and their Rights in the Workplace

International Human Rights and Its Impact on Libyan Law

This book addresses women’s rights to work and motherhood in Libya from a legal and international human rights perspective and considers how these two sets of rights, as protected under international human rights law, can and should be recognised and promoted within the Libyan legal system. The book includes first-hand accounts of experiences ...

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Comparative Health Law and Policy
Comparative Health Law and Policy
Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha and Remigius N. Nwabueze

Comparative Health Law and Policy

Critical Perspectives on Nigerian and Global Health Law

This collection provides a comparative analysis of health policies and laws in Nigeria with those in the UK, USA, Canada and South Africa. It critically examines the duties and rights of physicians, patients, health institutions and organizations against the backdrop of increased awareness of rights among patient populations. The subjects ...

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Mixed Legal Systems, East and West
Mixed Legal Systems, East and West
Edited by Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mohamed Y. Mattar and Anna Koppel

Mixed Legal Systems, East and West

This book takes us far beyond the usual focus of comparative law with analysis of a broad range of jurisdictions, including mixtures of common and civil law, and also those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common and/or civil law traditions. The discussion is situated within the broader context of the continuing tides of globalization, the emergence of Islamic governments in some parts of the Middle East, the ...

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