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After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…
Hardback – 2015-04-28
Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between…
Paperback – 2015-04-27
Law, Development and Globalization
The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a legal reform…
Hardback – 2015-04-27
What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional…
Paperback – 2015-04-27
While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our…
Hardback – 2015-04-16
The intersections of law and contemporary culture are vital for comprehending the meaning and significance of law in today’s world. Far from being unsophisticated mass entertainment, comics and graphic fiction both imbue our contemporary culture, and are themselves imbued, with the concerns of law…
Hardback – 2015-03-31
Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. It provides a comprehensive reference for locating the world’s ports and shipping places, including major canal and river systems in addition to all of the main road, rail and airport…
Hardback – 2015-11-24
Informa Law from Routledge
Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in assessment. Each book contains essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and model answers that…
Paperback – 2015-11-23
Questions and Answers
Conservative Criminology serves as an important counterpoint to virtually every other academic text on crime. Hundreds of books have been written about crime and criminal justice policy from a variety of perspectives, including Marxist, liberal, progressive, feminist, radical, and post-modernist.…
Paperback – 2015-11-20
Free access to Routledge Law Journals
In honour of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, we are delighted to offer you free online access to a selection of articles exploring different aspects of Law. From Law & Technology to Legal Theory, you won’t want to miss this collection! All of the included articles are free to view until 31st August 2015.
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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.