Law: Legal Theory

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Governance and Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality book cover

    Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by BOGDAN IANCU, Simina Elena Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or `independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Law and Time book cover

    Law and Time

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers, and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology: Testimonies from Around Europe book cover

    The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

    Edited by Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller

    While the importance of Consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an outstanding…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • State Interest and the Sources of International Law: Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law book cover

    State Interest and the Sources of International Law

    Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law

    By Markus Beham

    This book addresses the disparity between positive non-treaty law and its scholarly assessment in the area of moral concepts, understood as altruistic, as opposed to reciprocal legal obligations. It shows how scholars are generously willing to assert the existence of a rule of international law,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Principled International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Tort Law book cover

    Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay

    This book argues that deference to parallel jurisdiction in the development of ICL as a hybrid of major state traditions has impeded the development of a purpose-designed and principled international criminal jurisprudence. By exploring the manner in which the international criminal law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society: Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order book cover

    Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the different ways in which legal cultures work in a modern society. It argues that the mutual reflexivity of the different ways society perceives law and law perceives society eclipses the unique formal identity of written law, and leads to a pluralistic identity of the legal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging: The Right to Equal Belonging in Democratic Society book cover

    Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in Democratic Society

    By Elena Drymiotou

    While every constitution includes a provision over the right to equal protection of the laws, perhaps with different terminology, this book interprets this right in a new way. Theories of the right to equal protection of the laws as the right to anti-subordination are the most influential theories…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism: Lives that Slide Out of View book cover

    Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Proactive Counter-Terrorism Regulation: A Critical Appraisal of Dynamic Global Governance book cover

    Proactive Counter-Terrorism Regulation

    A Critical Appraisal of Dynamic Global Governance

    By Nathanael Tilahun Ali

    Dynamic Counter-terrorism explores an emerging terrain where the global governance of terrorism is expanding. This terrain is that of proactive regulatory governance, which attempts to minimise vulnerability to terrorism pre-emptively by standardising and managing the day-to-day activities of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Law, Politics and the Gender Binary book cover

    Law, Politics and the Gender Binary

    Edited by Petr Agha

    The distinction between male and female, or masculinity and femininity, has long been considered as foundational to society and the organization of its institutions. In the last decades, the massive literature on gender has challenged this discursive construction. Gender has been disassembled and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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