History: Legal History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia: Evidence and Significations book cover

    The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia

    Evidence and Significations, 1st Edition

    By Flocel Sabaté

    The death penalty was unusual in medieval Europe until the twelfth century. From that moment on, it became a key instrument of rule in European society, and we can study it in the case of Catalonia through its rich and varied unpublished documentation. The death penalty was justified by Roman Law;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance

    Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia provides a historical comprehensive examination of racialized, classed, and gendered punishment of Black girls in Virginia during the early twentieth century. It looks at the ways in which the court system…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition book cover

    Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition, 1st Edition

    By Julia Jansson

    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era: Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes book cover

    Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era

    Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Hoang Vu Tran

    This book provides detailed analysis of Supreme Court judgments which have impacted the rights of minorities in relation to higher education, and so illustrates ongoing issues of racial discrimination throughout the American education sector. Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • 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 – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • 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 – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-21
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

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

    Law and the Dead

    Technology, Relations and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Trabsky

    The governance 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 – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • India's Constitutional Identity: ideological beliefs and preferences book cover

    India's 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

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