E-books: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    eBook – 2019-10-22
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality book cover

    Propaganda and International Criminal Law

    From Cognition to Criminality, 1st Edition

    By Predrag Dojčinović

    This book addresses the conceptual and evidentiary issues relating to the treatment of propaganda in international criminal law. Bringing together an interdisciplinary range of scholars, researchers and legal practitioners from Africa, Australia, Europe and the United States, the book provides an…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Drug Control: A New Perspective book cover

    Human Rights and Drug Control

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Bone

    This book uses a human rights perspective – developed philosophically, politically and legally – to change the way in which we think about drug control issues. The prohibitionist approach towards tackling the ‘drugs problem’ is not working. The laws and mentality that see drugs as the problem and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to the complicated power relations surrounding the recognition and implementation of Indigenous Peoples’ rights at multiple scales. The adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 was heralded as the beginning…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law book cover

    Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    Global Justice and Social Conflict offers a ground-breaking historical and theoretical reappraisal of the ideas that underpin and sustain the global liberal order, international law and neoliberal rationality. Across the 20th and 21st centuries, liberalism, and increasingly neoliberalism, have…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Between Democracy and Law: The Amorality of Secession book cover

    Between Democracy and Law

    The Amorality of Secession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Closa, Costanza Margiotta, Giuseppe Martinico

    This volume purports to explore the legal and political issues triggered by the new wave of secessionism. More specifically, those issues concern the interplay between notions of democracy (and democratic ends and means) and law (and the rule of law and constitutionalism). Against this background,…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Human Rights in India book cover

    Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder Juss

    This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe book cover

    Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as from…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

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