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The Time of Catastrophe
The Time of Catastrophe
Edited by Christopher Dole, Robert Hayashi, Andrew Poe, Austin Sarat and Boris Wolfson

The Time of Catastrophe

Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Age of Catastrophe

This book brings together a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars who offer a set of frameworks and a critical language for examining conventional understandings of catastrophe and the catastrophic. Framed around the ideas of Agamben, Kant and Benjamin, the volume demonstrates how the question of `catastrophic time’ is in fact ...

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Cultural Heritage Rights
Cultural Heritage Rights
Edited by Anthony J. Connolly

Cultural Heritage Rights

This collection brings together selected articles on key areas in the field of cultural heritage rights discourse, contributed by an international group of scholars. The papers address a broad range of issues such as repatriation, illicit trade, effects of armed conflict, tourism, economic development and legal regulation. Topics which are likely to become important in the future, such as climate change, cultural globalisation, human genomic science ...

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Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights
Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights
Brendan D. Kelly

Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

Coercion and the Law

This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. The author uses the checklist of the WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation as a framework for analysis, and considers recent case-law from the ECHR, as well as the implications of ...

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Migrants and Rights
Migrants and Rights
Edited by Mary Crock

Migrants and Rights

This volume bring together writings which trace the evolution in thinking about migrants as legal subjects and rights holders. The articles cover: issues around state sovereignty and migrants as subjects of international law; the articulation of rights; different categories of migrants; issues around health and disability. The volume also features an extended article on the proposal for an International Migrants’ Bill of Rights (IMBR) put forward ...

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E-Voting Case Law
E-Voting Case Law
Edited by Ardita Driza Maurer and Jordi Barrat

E-Voting Case Law

A Comparative Analysis

This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. The contributions are written by renowned experts on thirteen countries, and discuss e-voting both from controlled environments - such as voting machines in polling stations - and from uncontrolled ones - such ...

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Legal Pluralism in the Holy City
Legal Pluralism in the Holy City
Ido Shahar

Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem

This book offers fresh perspectives on the phenomenon of legal pluralism, on shari'a law in practice and on Palestinian-Israeli relations in the divided city of Jerusalem. The study is based on participant observations in the studied shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, as well as on textual and legal analyses of court cases and rulings ...

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Forced Marriage and 'Honour' Killings in Britain
Forced Marriage and 'Honour' Killings in Britain
Christina Julios

Forced Marriage and 'Honour' Killings in Britain

Private Lives, Community Crimes and Public Policy Perspectives

This book explores the contemporary phenomenon of forced marriage and ‘honour’ killings in Britain. Set against a background of increasing ‘honour’-based violence within the country’s South Asian and Muslim Diasporas, the book traces the development of the ‘honour’ question over the past two decades. It accordingly witnesses unprecedented ...

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Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms
Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms
Christine Riefa

Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

Towards a Safer Legal Framework

This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of countries in Europe. The research focusses on the protection of consumers’ economic rights and highlights the shortcomings that the law struggles to control. The study includes empirical studies conducted on 28 online auction websites in the UK, and provides ...

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