Law: Legal Theory

  • Homeland Security, its Law and its State: A Design of Power for the 21st Century book cover

    Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Christos Boukalas

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • A Sociological Theory of Law book cover

    A Sociological Theory of Law

    2nd Edition

    By Niklas Luhmann

    Edited by Martin Albrow

    Niklas Luhmann is recognised as a major social theorist, and his treatise on the sociology of law is a classic text. For Luhmann, law provides the framework of the state, lawyers are the main human resource for the state, and legal theory provides the most suitable base from which to theorize…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Justice, Democracy and State in India: Reflections on Structure, Dynamics and Ambivalence book cover

    Justice, Democracy and State in India

    Reflections on Structure, Dynamics and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    By Amarnath Mohanty

    This book explores how the liberal conception of justice with all its ideological underpinnings is reflected in the framing and working of the Constitution of India, in the adoption of broader socio-economic objectives, in the functioning of judicial and state institutions, and in the formulation…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Mediation Law: Journey through Institutionalism to Juridification book cover

    Mediation Law

    Journey through Institutionalism to Juridification, 1st Edition

    By Penny Brooker

    In England mediation became a key part of the civil justice reform agenda after the Woolf Reforms of 1996, as disputants were deflected from litigation towards settlement outside the court system. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) give courts the power to ‘encourage’ mediation through judicial case…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Spatial Justice: Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere book cover

    Spatial Justice

    Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina book cover

    The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past book cover

    Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past, 1st Edition

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious: Law, Literature and Culture book cover

    Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious

    Law, Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By David Gurnham

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translation book cover

    Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa: From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge book cover

    Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge, 1st Edition

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy book cover

    Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Science and Technology in International Economic Law: Balancing Competing Interests book cover

    Science and Technology in International Economic Law

    Balancing Competing Interests, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Kuei-Jung Ni

    Science and technology plays an increasingly important role in the continued development of international economic law. This book brings together well-known and rising scholars to explore the status and interaction of science, technology and international economic law. The book reviews the place of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

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