History: Legal History

  • Black Males and the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Black Males and the Criminal Justice System

    By Jason M. Williams, Steven Kniffley

    Recent events—including but by no means limited to the shootings of unarmed Black men by police in Ferguson, Missouri; Baltimore; Minneapolis; and Chicago—have highlighted the disproportionate likelihood of young Black males to encounter the criminal justice system. Black Males and the Criminal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • 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

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960 book cover

    Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    By Anne-Marie Kilday

    Scotland has often been regarded throughout history as "the violent north", but how true is this statement? Does Scotland deserve to be defined thus, and upon what foundations is this definition based? This book examines the history of crime in Scotland, questioning the labelling of Scotland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror: A Study of the Institution of Images book cover

    Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice:: Historical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    International Humanitarian Law and Justice:

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. In parallel historians have deepened their interest in the place of norms of history, the establishment and development of international institutions. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Law and Time book cover

    Law and Time

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers, and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 19,000 people dead and registered as missing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism: Lives that Slide Out of View book cover

    Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Revolt of Snowballs: A Microhistory book cover

    The Revolt of Snowballs

    A Microhistory

    By Claire Judde De Larivière

    The Revolt of Snowballs unpicks a rare and turbulent event which occurred in 1511 and investigates the meaning behind it. On January 27, 1511, the island of Murano was the scene of an exceptional event during which the representative of Venice, exercising power in the island on behalf of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

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