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Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…
Hardback – 2016-05-31
Law, Justice and Ecology
This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…
Hardback – 2016-05-31
Examining the inherent spatiality of law, both theoretically and as social practice, this book presents a genealogical account of the emergence and the development of the juridical. In an analysis that stretches from ancient Greece, through late antiquity and early modern and modern Europe, and on…
Hardback – 2016-05-03
Space, Materiality and the Normative
Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of ‘social centres’, or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, poststructuralism and…
Hardback – 2016-03-18
The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…
Hardback – 2016-03-07
The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration of an Enemy that has recently emerged from within security documents released by the US security state: the Universal Adversary. The Universal Adversary is now central to emergency planning in general…
Paperback – 2016-02-25
The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights offers a comprehensive and contemporary survey of the key themes, approaches and debates in the field of media and human rights. The Companion is the first collection to bring together two distinct ways of thinking about human rights and media,…
Hardback – 2017-06-26
This text makes a primary and informed contribution to a subject that is under-researched in the UK — the suicide of those who work in the UK police service — by offering an analysis of UK case studies of officers and staff who have either completed suicide or experienced suicide ideation, and…
Paperback – 2017-06-26
The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical textbook, written by an experienced author team with well over 50 years’ teaching and examining experience. Fully updated to address the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and recent key cases in Contract Law, it offers a carefully tailored overview of all…
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Congratulations to Dr Dug Cubie (University College Cork) and Dr Luke Moffett (Queen's University Belfast), who were presented with the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize at the ALT Conference in Portsmouth for their innovative project 'Arma3: Bringing the Battlefield into the Classroom,' which explores the challenges of International Humanitarian Law.
We spoke to Dr Dug Cubie and Dr Luke Moffett after the conference to discuss their project and their future plans.
Monday 10 April - Tuesday 11 April 2017, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
The short-listed candidates for the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2017 have been announced and we are happy to share the entries nominated for winning the prize!
Congratulations to Thomas Dunk, University of Hertfordshire, who was presented the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize at the ALT Conference in Newcastle-upon-Tyne for his innovative 'Virtual Town' project supporting the teaching of Land Law at his institution. The Prize recognises, rewards and champions innovation in teaching and learning, and is open to all law teachers in the UK. Read more about the winning project below.
20 - 22 March 2016, Newcastle, United Kingdom
The short-listed candidates for the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2016 have been announced and we are happy to share the entries nominated for winning the prize!
A few of our highly esteemed authors have been short-listed for the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Prize for their distinguished contributions to the academic study of law. We are proud to announce the following authors and their short-listed titles.
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Routledge is one of the few commercial publishers who continue to publish and invest in specialised academic research. At a time when many publishers have chosen to focus almost exclusively on student textbooks, Routledge is committed to publishing important research produced by the academic community. Our research titles form part of the successful Routledge Research programme which is recognised by academics and libraries the world over, ensuring the books achieve a worldwide readership.
Brianna Ascher commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Rebecca Brennan oversees the Law, Environment & Sustainability publishing programmes at Routledge and has specific responsibility for commissioning textbooks for the UK LLB and GDL markets. She is committed to channelling the very best in pedagogic practice to develop innovative and engaging textbooks that continue to meet the evolving needs of both lecturers and students. She is also dedicated to the expansion of the Routledge Law programme within the US and welcomes proposals from prospective authors based in North America, whether they be textbooks, edited collections, or single-authored monographs.
Katie Carpenter commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Amy Jones works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. She commissions books for lawyers specialising in Maritime, Transport, Environment and Energy law as well as non-legally trained professionals in the surrounding fields. Her key series include the Lloyd’s Shipping Law Series, the Maritime and Transport Law Library, the Lloyd’s Environment and Energy Law Series, and Lloyd’s Practical Shipping Guides. Whilst her books most commonly focus on English law, they will often be relevant to professionals practicing internationally and in other jurisdictions where that law is used.
Alison Kirk commissions in Law concentrating on research monographs, edited collections and original reference books. She manages a number of active series and focuses particularly on the following areas: comparative legal systems; constitutional law; criminal law, criminal justice and criminology; cultural diversity and law; election law; jurisprudence and philosophy of law; law and religion; law in Asia; legal ethics; legal history; medical law; migration and asylum law. If you have a book proposal or new project you would like to discuss, she would be delighted to hear from you.
Colin Perrin commissions books that aim to rethink conventional approaches to law and contemporary legal issues: books that address new objects or subjects of legal enquiry, and books that are innovative as well as scholarly and that inspire and provoke as well as inform. Titles on his list cover a range of globally relevant work in the fields of legal theory, law and society, and law and the humanities. His list also includes several series in topical areas such as Law, Justice, and Ecology; Transitional Justice; Law, Development, and Globalization; Law and Politics; Social Justice; Law, Science and Society; Law and the Postcolonial; Space, Materiality, and the Normative; and Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Siobhán Poole commissions LLM and upper-level textbooks for the UK and International markets. Siobhán also commissions research monographs, handbooks and edited collections in Law, key areas include: EU Law; International Commercial Law; IT and the Law of Emerging Technologies; Maritime Law; Energy and Natural Resources Law; International Environmental Law; Competition Law; Media Law; Employment Law; Discrimination Law; Legal Education; and Family and Social Welfare Law.