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This collection includes our latest research and reference titles across Law. From encyclopedias to monographs to digital resources, we support your research.  

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  • Law Unlimited

    By Margaret Davies

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory – what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Social Justice

  • Islam, Law and the Modern State

    (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts

    By Arif A. Jamal

    Within the global phenomenon of the (re)emergence of religion into issues of public debate, one of the most salient issues confronting contemporary Muslim societies is how to relate the legal and political heritage that developed in pre-modern Islamic polities to the political order of the modern…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in many family law texts. Family life for older members has…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Armed Conflict and Forcible Displacement

    Individual Rights under International Law

    Edited by Elena Katselli Proukaki

    This book addresses the involuntary and arbitrary displacement of individuals resulting from armed conflict and gross human rights violations. It shows that forcible displacement constitutes a serious violation of international law and of fundamental community interests. Armed Conflict and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • EU Energy Relations With Russia

    Solidarity and the Rule of Law

    By Umut Turksen

    This book provides a detailed analysis of the legal framework in which the energy trade between the European Union and the Russian Federation has been conducted. Using case studies of eight member states, it critically examines the EU’s ability and the duty of its Member States to conduct their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud'. It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20

'Law Unlimited' Wins the SLSA Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize 2018

Congratulations to author, Margaret Davies, on Law Unlimited winning the Socio-Legal Studies Association's Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize 2018! Click here to learn more. 

Author Q&A: Alex Sharpe

Coinciding with the publication of her latest book, Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud', our Q&A with Routledge author, Alex Sharpe, explores sexual offence prosecutions brought against young, gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud'.

Click here to read the interview and to learn more about this exciting new title.