History: Legal History

  • Boys, Sex and Crime: England and Australia, 1870-1930 book cover

    Boys, Sex and Crime

    England and Australia, 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    By Yorick Smaal

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Torture and Human Rights Law in Northern Ireland book cover

    Torture and Human Rights Law in Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United judgment misrepresents the interrogation system that was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society: The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory: Truth Commissions in the Global South book cover

    The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law: Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis book cover

    Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions book cover

    Law and the Dead

    Technology, Relations and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Trabsky

    The government of the dead in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries gave rise to a new arrangement of thanato-politics in the West. Legal, medical and bureaucratic institutions developed innovative technologies for managing the dead, maximising their efficacy and exploiting their vitality. Law…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • The Extraterritoriality of Law: History, Theory, Politics book cover

    The Extraterritoriality of Law

    History, Theory, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal, Ntina Tzouvala

    Questions of legal extraterritoriality figure prominently in scholarship on legal pluralism, transnational legal studies, international investment law, international human rights law, state responsibility under international law, and a large number of other areas. Yet many accounts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • India, Democracy and Constitutional Identity: Ideological Beliefs and Preferences book cover

    India, Democracy and Constitutional Identity

    Ideological Beliefs and Preferences, 1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    An analysis of selective aspects of India’s constitutional identity, this book provides an analytical account of the changing and changed texture of India’s constitutional identity bearing in mind the historical context in which it is articulated. The book conceptualizes the gradual evolution of an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Restorative and Responsive Human Services book cover

    Restorative and Responsive Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite

    In Restorative and Responsive Human Services, Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, and Valerie Braithwaite bring together a distinguished collection providing rich lessons on how regulation in human services can proceed in empowering ways that heal and are respectful of human relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment: A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment

    A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

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