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  • 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

  • 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 – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Commoning the City: Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics book cover

    Commoning the City

    Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derya Özkan, Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç

    This collection seeks to expand the limits of current debates about urban commoning practices that imply a radical will to establish collaborative and solidarity networks based on anti-capitalist principles of economics, ecology and ethics. The chapters in this volume draw on case studies in a…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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 – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 Charles Dickens’ law reports to the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity book cover

    Feeling Queer Jurisprudence

    Injury, Intimacy, Identity, 1st Edition

    By Senthorun Sunil Raj

    This book draws on the analytic and political dimensions of queer, alongside the analytic and political usefulness of reading emotion, to navigate legal interventions aimed at addressing the rights of LGBT people. Scholars, activists, lawyers, and judges concerned with eliminating violence and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Tax Law and Investment Arbitration: Conflict between domestic policies and international obligation of the State on taxation book cover

    Tax Law and Investment Arbitration

    Conflict between domestic policies and international obligation of the State on taxation, 1st Edition

    By Alisher Umirdinov

    Considering the unique character of taxation, such as the necessary discretionary power of tax administration, the complexity of tax issues, and nascent development of tax systems in many developing countries, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax disputes from the viewpoint of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Role of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency book cover

    Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy

    The Role of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Byrne, Han Entzinger

    The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) was established to provide evidence-based policy advice to EU institutions and Member States. By blending social science research with traditional normative work, it aims to influence human rights policy processes through new ways of framing empirical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property: From the Cave to the Commons book cover

    Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property

    From the Cave to the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    This book draws upon domestication science to undertake a radical reappraisal of the jurisprudence of property and intellectual property. Bringing together animal studies and legal philosophy, it articulates a critique of dominant property models and relationships from the perspective of cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Big Data, Political Campaigning and the Law: Democracy and Privacy in the Age of Micro-Targeting book cover

    Big Data, Political Campaigning and the Law

    Democracy and Privacy in the Age of Micro-Targeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Normann Witzleb, Moira Paterson, Janice Richardson

    In this multidisciplinary book, experts from around the globe examine how data-driven political campaigning works, what challenges it poses for personal privacy and democracy, and how emerging practices should be regulated. The rise of big data analytics in the political process has triggered…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

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