Law: Legal Theory

  • Upholding Justice: Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives book cover

    Upholding Justice

    Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sibnath Deb, G. Subhalakshmi, Kaustuv Chakraborti

    This book critically examines the social, psychological and legal perspectives of justice. It brings together a wide range of contemporary and relevant issues relating to the gross violation of human rights and presents situation-based evidence from and first-hand experiences of behavioural, social…

    Paperback – 2020-09-05 
    Routledge India

  • Beyond the Responsibility to Protect in International Law: An Ethics of Irresponsibility book cover

    Beyond the Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    An Ethics of Irresponsibility, 1st Edition

    By Angeliki Samara

    This book offers a critical appraisal of the international legal idea of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’. The idea that the international community has a responsibility to protect populations at risk has become the prominent mode and structure of address in response to mass human atrocities, gross…

    Hardback – 2020-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Legal Obligation book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives on Legal Obligation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Bertea

    Bringing together world-class scholars who have devoted themselves to the study of legal obligation, this book addresses key dimensions of the current debate: providing novel insights and perspectives, as well as critically discussing the leading theories of legal obligation. The notion of legal…

    Hardback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Comparative constitutional change has recently emerged as a distinct field in the study of constitutional law. It is the study of the way constitutions change through formal and informal mechanisms, including amendment, replacement, total and partial revision, adaptation, interpretation, disuse,…

    Hardback – 2020-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Law 3.0: Rules, Regulation and Technology book cover

    Law 3.0

    Rules, Regulation and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    Putting technology front and centre in our thinking about law, this book introduces Law 3.0: the future of the legal landscape. Technology not only disrupts the traditional idea of what it is ‘to think like a lawyer’ – as per Law 1.0 – it presents major challenges to regulators – reasoning in a…

    Paperback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Evidence Law: Contemporary Trends and Innovations book cover

    Teaching Evidence Law

    Contemporary Trends and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Daly, Jeremy Gans, PJ Schwikkard

    Teaching Evidence Law sets out the contemporary experiences of evidence teachers in a range of common law countries across four continents: Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. It addresses key themes and places these in the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • States of Exception: Law, History, Theory book cover

    States of Exception

    Law, History, Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cosmin Cercel, Gian Giacomo Fusco, Simon Lavis

    This book addresses the relevance of the state of exception for the analysis of law; whilst reflecting on the deeper symbolic and jurisprudential significance of the coalescence between law and force. The concept of the state of exception has become a central topos in political and legal philosophy…

    Hardback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Economic Analysis and Law: The Economics of the Courtroom book cover

    Economic Analysis and Law

    The Economics of the Courtroom, 1st Edition

    By Christopher E.S. Warburton

    A comprehensive presentation of the use of economics in judicial decisions, the book is structured to provide all of the foundational concepts that are important for the application of economics to the development and interpretation of statutes that emanate from economic conditions. The diversity…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Time, Temporality and Legal Judgment book cover

    Time, Temporality and Legal Judgment

    1st Edition

    By Tanzil Chowdhury

    This book challenges the correspondence theory of judicial fact construction- that legal rules resemble and subsume facts ‘out there’- and instead provides an account of fact construction through legally-produced times- or adjudicative temporalities- that structure legal subject and event formation…

    Hardback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Law, Religion and Love: Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other book cover

    Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    Increasingly, the modern neo-liberal world marginalises any notion of religion or spirituality, leaving little or no room for the sacred in the public sphere. While this process advances, the conservative and harmful behaviours associated with some religions and their adherents exacerbate this…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and Imagination in Troubled Times: A Legal and Literary Discourse book cover

    Law and Imagination in Troubled Times

    A Legal and Literary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Mullender, Matteo Nicolini, Thomas D.C. Bennett, Emilia Mickiewicz

    This collection focuses on how troubled times impact upon the law, the body politic, and the complex interrelationship among them. It centres on how they engage in a dialogue with the imagination and literature, thus triggering an emergent (but thus far underdeveloped) field concerning the ‘legal…

    Paperback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Law and Resistance: Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial book cover

    Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial, 1st Edition

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

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