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Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss and Tullio Scovazzi

Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they continue to face. The authors explore the causality that generates displacement, discuss how migrants are received and the problems they face on arrival, and conclude by confronting the fate and status of asylum seekers after arrival. The authors propose ways of approaching the situation beyond the present language and the limited ...

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Religious Rights
Religious Rights
Edited by Lorenzo Zucca

Religious Rights

The central focus of this collection of essays is the role and place of freedom of religion in the protection and promotion of world order. The volume offers competing models of world order from a global perspective; discusses the leading theories of freedom of religion and provides an understanding of freedom of religion beyond the nation state. The liberal view at the global level is also examined and observations are included regarding the need ...

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Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolution
Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolution
Edited by Pamela R. Ferguson and Graeme T. Laurie

Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolution

Essays in Honour of Sheila McLean

As one of the pioneers of the discipline of medical law, Sheila McLean inspired a revolution in the ways in which lawyers, doctors, courts and patients perceive the relationship between medicine and the law. This collection brings together 21 leading scholars in healthcare law and ethics to honour the depth and significance of her contribution ...

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Nussbaum and Law
Nussbaum and Law
Edited by Robin West

Nussbaum and Law

This collection reflects the profound impact of Martha Nussbaum’s philosophical writings on law and legal scholarship. The range of topics covered include the nature of the emotions, the capabilities approach to welfare, the demands of global feminism and constitutionalism, and the role of narrative and literature in our political and legal lives. Taken together, along with the introduction by the editor, the essays collected in this volume demonstrate ...

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The Ethics of Personalised Medicine
The Ethics of Personalised Medicine
Edited by Jochen Vollmann, Verena Sandow, Sebastian Wäscher and Jan Schildmann

The Ethics of Personalised Medicine

Critical Perspectives

This book presents the views of leading researchers from across Europe and North America, from both normative and empirical disciplines, in the multidisciplinary debate on the current state of research on the ethical, legal and social implications of personalised medicine. The work partially draws on a four year collaborative research project ...

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Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review
Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review
Katayoun Baghai

Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review

Taking Jurisprudence Seriously

This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potential of social systems theory for the sociology of law. The study observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally differentiated legal system. This approach allows close investigation of the US Supreme Court’s jurisprudence of rights, both in ...

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Justice as Friendship
Justice as Friendship
Seow Hon Tan

Justice as Friendship

A Theory of Law

The central argument of this study is that the universal phenomenon of friendship provides us with an inter-subjectively agreeable and rich conception of justice that can be transposed to the context of law. While presented as a theory of law, the work considers and traverses the fields of jurisprudence, tort law, contract law, philosophy ...

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Cuts and Criminality
Cuts and Criminality
Theodore Bennett

Cuts and Criminality

Body Alteration in Legal Discourse

This book investigates how and why the criminal law differentiates between different types of body alterations, with particular reference to how they are conceptualised within legal discourse. The body alterations that are addressed include sadomasochistic injuries; female genital modification and male circumcision; cosmetic surgery, body ...

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