Law: Legal Theory

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy book cover

    The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Property Diversity and its Implications book cover

    Property Diversity and its Implications

    1st Edition

    By John Page

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law book cover

    Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law book cover

    Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can law’s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?  This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory.  Moving beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge

  • Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law: A Practical Inquiry book cover

    Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law

    A Practical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Jakubowski, Karolina Wierczyńska

    The current system of international law is experiencing profound transformations. Indeed, the simultaneous processes of globalization combined with the disintegration of international systems of governance and law-making pose complex challenges for legal scholarship. The doctrinal response to these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion: Between Public Reason and Pluralism book cover

    Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Sociological Jurisprudence: Juristic Thought and Social Inquiry book cover

    Sociological Jurisprudence

    Juristic Thought and Social Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Roger Cotterrell

    This book presents a unified set of arguments about the nature of jurisprudence and its relation to the jurist’s role. It explores contemporary challenges that create a need for social scientific perspectives in jurisprudence, and it shows how sociological resources can and should be used in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Justice Without Illusions book cover

    The Ethics of Justice Without Illusions

    1st Edition

    By Louis E. Wolcher

    The founding premise of this book is that the nimbus of prestige, which once surrounded the idea of justice, has now been dimmed to such a degree that it is no longer sufficient to secure the possibility of a good conscience for those who undertake, in good faith, to make the world a better place…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Islam and Society book cover

    Islam and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments book cover

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Space, Time, Justice: From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition: Caretaker Government in Bangladesh book cover

    The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition

    Caretaker Government in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Zaman Khan

    Peaceful legal and political ‘changing of the guards’ is taken for granted in developed democracies, but is not evident everywhere. As a relatively new democracy, marred by long periods of military rule, Bangladesh has been encountering serious problems because of a prevailing culture of mistrust,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

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