Law: Legal Theory

  • Graphic Justice: Intersections of Comics and Law book cover

    Graphic Justice

    Intersections of Comics and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Giddens

    The intersections of law and contemporary culture are vital for comprehending the meaning and significance of law in today’s world. Far from being unsophisticated mass entertainment, comics and graphic fiction both imbue our contemporary culture, and are themselves imbued, with the concerns of law…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political book cover

    Roberto Esposito

    Law, Community and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Peter Langford

    Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political provides a critical legal introduction to this increasingly influential Italian theorist’s work, by focusing on Esposito’s reconceptualisation of the relationship between law, community and the political. The analysis concentrates primarily on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution: The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause book cover

    Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • On Abstract and Historical Hypotheses and on Value Judgments in Economic Sciences: Critical Edition, with an Introduction and Afterword by Paolo Silvestri book cover

    On Abstract and Historical Hypotheses and on Value Judgments in Economic Sciences

    Critical Edition, with an Introduction and Afterword by Paolo Silvestri, 1st Edition

    By Luigi Einaudi

    Edited by Paolo Silvestri

    Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal economist, economic historian and political figure. This book provides the English-speaking world with a first critical edition of Einaudi’s – hitherto unpublished – rewriting of one of his most unique and thoughtful essays. The relevance of this…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Constitutionalism in the Global Realm: A Sociological Approach book cover

    Constitutionalism in the Global Realm

    A Sociological Approach, 1st Edition

    By Poul F. Kjaer

    This book develops a sociologically informed theory of constitutionalism in the global realm, addressing both national and transnational forms of constitutional ordering. The book begins with the argument that current approaches to constitutionalism remain tied to a state-based conception of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Disaster Law book cover

    Disaster Law

    1st Edition

    By Kristian Cedervall Lauta

    Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas. Rather than being understood as exclusively acts of God and Nature, natural disasters are increasingly analysed as social vulnerability exposed by natural hazards. A disaster following an earthquake is no longer seen…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • The Self, Ethics & Human Rights book cover

    The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism: Narrative as Law book cover

    Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism

    Narrative as Law, 1st Edition

    By Wendy A Adams

    Drawing upon theories of critical legal pluralism and psychological theories of narrative identity, this book argues for an understanding of popular culture as legal authority, unmediated by translation into state law. In narrating our identities, we draw upon collective cultural narratives, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham: Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence' book cover

    The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law: Raw Law book cover

    Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law

    Raw Law, 1st Edition

    By Irene Watson

    This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity book cover

    Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Legal Order of the European Union: The Institutional Role of the Court of Justice book cover

    The Legal Order of the European Union

    The Institutional Role of the Court of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Moorhead

    The objective of European integration serves as an ideal of the legal order of the European Union and invites reconsideration of law’s conceptual features. This book critically assesses the legal order of the European Union, focusing on the operative aspects of the Union constitution with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

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