E-books: Popular Culture & Law

  • Media Law Through Science Fiction: Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech? book cover

    Media Law Through Science Fiction

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech?, 1st Edition

    By Daxton R. Stewart

    Attorney and legal scholar Daxton Stewart examines the intersection of media law and science fiction, exploring the past, present, and future of communication technology and policy debates. Science fiction offers a vast array of possibilities anticipating future communication technologies and their…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to law, legal interpretation and the jurisprudential to reshape law as a practice of response and responsibility. Confronting a Baconian antitheatrical legality embedded in its jurisprudences and interpretative practices, Marett Leiboff turns to…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law and the Passions: Why Emotion Matters for Justice book cover

    Law and the Passions

    Why Emotion Matters for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Julia J.A. Shaw

    Engaging with the underlying social context in which emotions are a motivational force, Law and the Passions provides a uniquely inclusive commentary on the significance and influence of emotions in the history and continuing development of legal judgment, policy formation, legal practice and legal…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Law, Cinema, and the Ill City: Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities book cover

    Law, Cinema, and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Online Misogyny as Hate Crime: A Challenge for Legal Regulation? book cover

    Online Misogyny as Hate Crime

    A Challenge for Legal Regulation?, 1st Edition

    By Kim Barker, Olga Jurasz

    The ideal of an inclusive and participatory Internet has been undermined by the rise of misogynistic abuse on social media platforms. However, limited progress has been made at national – and to an extent European – levels in addressing this issue. In England and Wales, the tackling of underlying…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions: A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation book cover

    United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions

    A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation, 1st Edition

    By Michael R. Sanchez

    Why do international policing missions often fail to achieve their mandate? Why do United Nations Police officers struggle when serving in foreign peacekeeping missions? United Nations International Police Officers in Peacekeeping Missions: A Phenomenological Exploration of Complex Acculturation…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material: Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children book cover

    The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

    Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children, 1st Edition

    By Hadeel Al-Alosi

    This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of children, focusing on the law in…

    eBook – 2018-07-03
    Routledge

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics: Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing book cover

    On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn': Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism book cover

    Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921) book cover

    Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921)

    1st Edition

    By Leon Duguit

    It is perhaps worth explaining why there is a special importance in the present development of the theory of the State. Law, like every social phenomenon, is subject to perpetual change; indeed any scientific study of law must necessarily involve an analysis of the evolution of legal…

    eBook – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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