Law: Legal Theory

  • 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 – 2020-07-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-06-19 
    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…

    Hardback – 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

  • Corporate Law and the Theory of the Firm: Reconstructing Corporations, Shareholders, Directors, Owners, and Investors book cover

    Corporate Law and the Theory of the Firm

    Reconstructing Corporations, Shareholders, Directors, Owners, and Investors, 1st Edition

    By Wm. Dennis Huber

    Dozens of judicial opinions have held that shareholders own corporations, that directors are agents of shareholders, and even that directors are trustees of shareholders’ property. Yet, until now, it has never been proven. These doctrines rest on unsubstantiated assumptions. In this book the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-08 
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Fictional Discourse and the Law book cover

    Fictional Discourse and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Lind

    Drawing on insights from literary theory and analytical philosophy, this book analyzes the intersection of law and literature from the distinct and unique perspective of fictional discourse.  Pursuing an empirical approach, and using examples that range from Victorian literature to the current…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Justice, Democracy and the Jury book cover

    Justice, Democracy and the Jury

    1st Edition

    By James Gobert

    First published in 1997, this volume recognises that on trial in every criminal case heard by a jury is not only the defendant but the democratic premise that ordinary citizens are capable of sitting in judgement on that defendant. The jury is a quintessential democratic institution, the lay cog in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law: The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason book cover

    Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant’s global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book argues that to understand the complexities of our current legal-institutional arrangements, we first need an insight into Kant’s global politics, and highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward, Deborah Tollefsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility comprehensively addresses questions about who is responsible and how blame or praise should be attributed when human agents act together. Such questions include: Do individuals share responsibility for the outcome or are individuals responsible…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Law, Lawyers and Justice: Through Australian Lenses book cover

    Law, Lawyers and Justice

    Through Australian Lenses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim D Weinert, Karen Crawley, Kieran Tranter

    This book engages with the place of law and legality within Australia’s distinctive contribution to global televisual culture. Australian popular culture has created a lasting legacy – for good or bad – of representations of law, lawyers and justice ‘down-under.’ Within films and television of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

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