Law: Legal Theory

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

    Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in a Democratic Society, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Law and the Modern State: (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts book cover

    Islam, Law and the Modern State

    (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution: Origins and Future book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution

    Origins and Future, 1st Edition

    By Luke Beck

    This book examines the origins of Australia’s constitutional religious freedom provision. It explores, on the one hand, the political activities and motives of religious leaders seeking to give the Australian Constitution a religious character and, on the other, the political activities and motives…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    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 – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law book cover

    Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law

    1st Edition

    By Michel Coutu

    This book presents a clear and precise account of the structure and content of Max Weber's sociology of law: situating its methodological and epistemological specificity in relation to other approaches to the sociology of law; as well as offering a critical evaluation of Weber's usefulness for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings: A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings

    A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislaw Goźdź-Roszkowski, Gianluca Pontrandolfo

    This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major developments in the study of how phraseology is used in a wide range of different legal and institutional contexts. This recent interest has been mainly sparked by the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics: Time Out of Joint book cover

    Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Time Out of Joint, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has once again taken centre stage in the academic debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. Despite the fact that time is fundamental to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics: Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing book cover

    On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act: Republican Analysis of Citizen Power book cover

    Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Border Security: Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice book cover

    Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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