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Critical Concepts in Law

Critical Concepts in Law

The Routledge Major Works series are designed to meet research, reference and teaching needs. The Critical Concepts in Law series includes titles for many areas of the broad subject - with titles including Law and Development, International Law and Feminist Legal Studies, to name but a few in this far reaching series. Over the course of the year the series is set to see a number of new additions.

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  1. Law and Society

    Edited by David Cowan, Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    The thriving and well-established field of Law and Society (also referred to as Sociolegal Studies) has diverse methodological influences; it draws on social-scientific and arts-based methods. The approach of scholars researching and teaching in the field often crosses disciplinary borders, but,...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Gender & International Law

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Law and Development

    Edited by Julio Faundez

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Law and Development emerged in the United States in the 1960s and rapidly spread throughout the world. Its intellectual origins can be traced back to the boundless confidence of some American legal academics about the possibilities of achieving democratic change in developing countries through...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Critical Legal Theory

    Edited by Costas Douzinas, Colin Perrin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Critical Legal Theory has conventionally been traced to the social, political, and philosophical movements of the 1960s and, before that, to the early-twentieth-century ‘realist’ critique of modern jurisprudence. In truth, however, its origins go back to classical and pre-modern thought, and to...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. International Law

    Edited by Joseph Weiler, Alan T. Nissel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    This Critical Concepts series (a Routledge Major Work) is an anthology of influential works on international law. The collection covers the principal facets of both classical and contemporary international law. In making their selection, J.H.H. Weiler and Alan T. Nissel consulted with a wide range...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Law and Institutions of Modern China

    Edited by Sanzhu Zhu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    In the past three decades, the Chinese legal system has undergone a substantial transformation, reflecting the economic, social, culture, administrative, and political changes taking place in China. Compared with the situation in the early 1950s when the newly established People’s Republic of China...

    Published June 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. International Economic Law

    Edited by Asif H. Qureshi, Xuan Gao

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    The legal foundations of the international economy—which underpin both the actions of sovereign states, as well as the conduct of individuals and business entities engaged in cross-border transactions—are now more than ever a crucial site for scholarly exploration. Indeed, with the growing impact...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Feminist Legal Studies

    Edited by Joanne Conaghan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    A close engagement with law has long been a core dimension of feminist activism. However, it is only since the late twentieth century that a distinct and vital body of academic literature addressing the nature, effects, and limits of that engagement has emerged. In particular, from the 1980s...

    Published January 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Law and Economics

    Edited by Nicholas Mercuro

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Edited and introduced by a leading academic in the field, this is a new Routledge Major Work in the Critical Concepts in Law series. Law and Economics is a five-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research on the application of economic theory - primarily microeconomics and the basic...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Intellectual Property Rights

    Edited by David Vaver

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Countries with innovative local industries almost invariably have laws to foster innovation by regulating the copying of inventions, identifying symbols and creative expressions. These laws encompass four separate and distinct types of intangible property – patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. International Criminal Law
    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé, Florian Jessberger, Salvatore Zappalà
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  2. Postcolonialism and the Law
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  3. da Silva et al.: Indigenous Peoples and the Law, 4 vol.-set
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  4. Davies: Property, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Margaret Davies
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  5. McEvoy and Mallinder: Transitional Justice, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Kieran Mcevoy, Louise Mallinder
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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