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 – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • The Rise of Law and Economics: An Intellectual History book cover

    The Rise of Law and Economics

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By George L. Priest

    This is a history—though, intentionally, a brief history—of the rise of law and economics as a field of thought in the U.S. college and law school academy, though the field has expanded to Europe and South America and will expand further as other legal systems develop. This book explains the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19
    Routledge

  • Love and Law in Europe book cover

    Love and Law in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Petersen

    First published in 1998, this volume aims to draw attention to an ongoing shift in the perception of law, which is now increasingly understood as a cultural and historical phenomenon. As other such phenomena – like music, literature, or art – it is acknowledged that it is created in a specific…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30
    Routledge

  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law: Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law book cover

    Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods book cover

    Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O’Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book is the first legal geography book to explicitly engage in method. It complements this by also bringing together different perspectives on the emerging school of legal geography. It explores human–environment interactions and showcases distinct environmental legal geography scholarship.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Medium Law book cover

    Medium Law

    1st Edition

    By Daithí Mac Síthigh

    Why should anyone care about the medium of communication today, especially when talking about media law? In today’s digital society, many emphasise convergence and seek new regulatory approaches. In Medium Law, however, the ‘medium theory’ insights of Harold Innis, Marshall McLuhan and the Toronto…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Injustice for All: How Financial Incentives Corrupted and Can Fix the US Criminal Justice System book cover

    Injustice for All

    How Financial Incentives Corrupted and Can Fix the US Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt book cover

    Criminal Law and Precrime

    Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt, 1st Edition

    By Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar, Mark Doerksen

    In Philip K. Dick’s short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick’s allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

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

    Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

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