Law: Legal Theory

  • Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law book cover

    Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie

    Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2019-03-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law, Technology and Society: Reimagining the Regulatory Environment book cover

    Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety is secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological management –…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The existence of modern law has always been predicated upon the subject as labourer. The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution in forms so profound as to frequently escape notice. Labour constitutes the social and institutes the person and the changing character…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Law's Sacrifice: The Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature and Philosophy book cover

    Law's Sacrifice

    The Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    In an age of growing political uncertainty, what philosophical and theoretical resources are available for conceptualizing the violence that seems to emanate from practically every sphere of society? What narrative strategies have been employed within legal and political discourse to tame or…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes: Forms, Functions, Applications book cover

    Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes

    Forms, Functions, Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Joel Colón-Ríos

    This book examines the narrow scope between constitutional convention and a formal constitution in which quasi-constitutionality exists. It provides a focal resource that can serve as a point of reference for scholars interested in quasi-constitutionality as a whole, from no single national…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • The Legal Order book cover

    The Legal Order

    1st Edition

    By Santi Romano

    First published in 1917 (Part 1) and 1918 (Part 2), with a second edition in 1946, this is the first English translation of Santi Romano’s classic work, L’ordinamento giuridico (The Legal Order). The main focus of The Legal Order is the notion of institution, which Romano considers to be both the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Liberalizing Contracts: Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History book cover

    Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History, 1st Edition

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921) book cover

    Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921)

    1st Edition

    By Leon Duguit

    It is perhaps worth explaining why there is a special importance in the present development of the theory of the State. Law, like every social phenomenon, is subject to perpetual change; indeed any scientific study of law must necessarily involve an analysis of the evolution of legal…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cyber Attacks and International Law on the Use of Force: The Turn to Information Ethics book cover

    Cyber Attacks and International Law on the Use of Force

    The Turn to Information Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Samuli Haataja

    Examining the thematic intersection of law, technology and violence, this book explores cyber attacks against states and current international law on the use of force. The theory of information ethics is used to critique the law’s conception of violence and to develop an informational approach as…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory: Beyond the Gendered Subject? book cover

    Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory

    Beyond the Gendered Subject?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Gozdecka, Anne Macduff

    There is much debate about postfeminism, what it is, and its role in feminist politics. Whilst postfeminism has become increasingly influential in literature, popular culture, and philosophy, it has so far received comparatively little attention in law and legal studies. This book aims to remedy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

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