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Highlighting key issues in Criminal Justice that students need to consider, the Fifth Edition of this popular text contains a wide and varied selection of materials which help to explain the evolution of the criminal justice process in England and Wales since the early 1990s. Statutes, case law,…
Paperback – 2015-12-07
Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common…
Paperback – 2015-10-22
The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical textbook, written by an experienced author team with well over 30 years’ teaching and examining experience. Offering a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses, this eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated. The book…
Paperback – 2015-09-18
Practical Guide to Evidence provides a clear and readable account of the law of evidence, acknowledging the importance of arguments about facts and principles as well as rules. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to address recent changes in the law and debates on controversial topics…
Paperback – 2015-09-14
The second edition of Critical Company Law provides a framework in which to understand how the company functions in society and a thorough grounding in modern legal doctrine. It shows how modern company law is shaped by a multi-layered history of politics, ideology, economics and power. Through the…
Paperback – 2015-09-01
Language skills, study skills, argument skills and legal knowledge are vital to every law student, professional lawyer and academic. Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning discusses the main sources of English law and explains how to work with legal texts in order to construct credible legal arguments…
Paperback – 2015-08-27
Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse,…
DVD – 2016-02-03
Unlocking Evidence will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Evidence. The information is clearly presented in a logical…
Paperback – 2016-02-03
Unlocking the Law
This Handbook is a prestigious reference work providing a comprehensive, objective and comparative overview of space law. Space law is changing and expanding fast, especially at national level. More laws and regulations are being adopted and adapted by space-faring nations while more countries are…
Hardback – 2016-01-31
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Our textbook publishing programme remains at the heart of the Routledge Law list. Law textbooks cover a wide range of legal subjects, across compulsory and optional modules of the standard LLB course.
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Routledge are well-known for publishing books across the social sciences and humanities that challenge conventional wisdom, and provide new ways of interpreting the world. Routledge Law continues this tradition by offering a range of successful and distinctive research titles making available cutting edge and influential research by both established authors and up-and-coming academics.
GlassHouse is the leading publisher of texts in the areas of socio-legal studies and critical legal theory, specialising in books that offer a fresh perspective on law and contemporary legal issues. Our aim is to publish books that re-think conventional approaches to law, and that address new objects or subjects of legal enquiry. Books that are innovative as well as scholarly, and that inspire and provoke as well as inform. Books with a critical edge. And, particularly, books that draw upon the insights and frameworks of other disciplines: sociology, politics or philosophy; but also other social science and humanities disciplines, such as cultural studies, geography, economics, social policy, history and literature.
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.
Fiona Briden 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, medical law, intellectual property, constitutional law, finance and banking law, and terrorism and 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.
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.
Joshua Wells works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. Specialising in Construction, Commercial, Insurance, and Arbitration law, he commissions black-letter law books for a legally trained audience as well as practical guides in these areas useful for legal and non-legal professionals alike. He can be found on LinkedIn.