History: Legal History

  • 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 of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Global Legal History: A Comparative Law Perspective book cover

    Global Legal History

    A Comparative Law Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua C. Tate, José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes, Andrés Botero-Bernal

    This collection brings together a group of international legal historians to further scholarship in different areas of comparative and regional legal history. Authors are drawn from Europe, Asia, and the Americas to produce new insights into the relationship between law and society across time and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in Sierra Leone, 1787-2016: The Long Struggle from the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Present book cover

    Human Rights in Sierra Leone, 1787-2016

    The Long Struggle from the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Present, 1st Edition

    By John Idriss Lahai

    This book offers an up-to-date, comprehensive interdisciplinary analysis of the multifaceted and evolving experiences of human rights in Sierra Leone between the years 1787 and 2016. It provides a balanced coverage of the local and international conditions that frame the socio-cultural, political,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Judgment in the Victorian Age book cover

    Judgment in the Victorian Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Gregory, Daniel J.R. Grey, Annika Bautz

    This volume concerns judges, judgment and judgmentalism. It studies the Victorians as judges across a range of important fields, including the legal and aesthetic spheres, and within literature. It examines how various specialist forms of judgment were conceived and operated, and how the propensity…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

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

    International Humanitarian Law and Justice

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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. To examine this historization and to expand the current scope of scholarship, this book brings together scholars from various fields, including law, history, sociology, and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960: The Violent North? book cover

    Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    The Violent North?, 1st Edition

    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 as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Law and Time book cover

    Law and Time

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity: A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church book cover

    Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    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 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

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

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • The Revolt of Snowballs: Murano Confronts Venice, 1511 book cover

    The Revolt of Snowballs

    Murano Confronts Venice, 1511, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Microhistories

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