Law, Obligation, Community
SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY
Transformations of Policing
Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch
January 07, 2020
Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being...
Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday
January 10, 2019
This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms...
May 24, 2017
Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the...
Alistair Henry, David J. Smith
April 16, 2017
Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in...
Massimo Fichera, Sakari Hänninen
January 09, 2017
European integration is an open-ended, ongoing process which has been deeply challenged by integral world capitalism. This study explores the present EU foundational dilemma, looking at the problematic relationship between the ideal model of integration and the reality of the 21st century....
Stephen Tierney, Emilios Christodoulidis
November 28, 2016
In a critical engagement with the function of public law and with constitutionalism in its political dimensions, this volume brings together the reflections of three leading constitutionalists: Martin Loughlin, James Tully and Frank Michelman. Comprising three critical commentaries on each, it...
Claudio Michelon, Maksymilian Del Mar
November 17, 2016
The contributions in this volume pay homage to Zenon BaÅ„kowski, with a focus on problems concerning law’s normalization and the revitalizing force of anxiety. Ranging from political critique to methodological issues and from the role of human rights in development to the role of parables and...