Law: Legal Theory

  • Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging: The Right to Equal Belonging in a Democratic Society book cover

    Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in a Democratic Society, 1st Edition

    By Elena Drymiotou

    While every constitution includes a provision over the right to equal protection of the laws, perhaps with different terminology, this book interprets this right in a new way. Theories of the right to equal protection of the laws as the right to anti-subordination are the most influential theories…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Credit and Creed: A Critical Legal Theory of Money book cover

    Credit and Creed

    A Critical Legal Theory of Money, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Rahmatian

    Money is a legal institution with principal economic and sociological consequences. Money is a debt, because that is how it is conceptualised and comes into existence: as circulating credit – if viewed from the creditor’s perspective – or, from the debtor’s viewpoint, as debt. This book presents a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Psychology’s Dream of the Courtroom book cover

    Psychology’s Dream of the Courtroom

    1st Edition

    By Greg Mogenson

    What contribution has “the law” made to the work of analyst and patient in the consulting room? And what insights may be drawn from putting psychology itself on trial? In this ground-breaking book, the use of legal metaphors and the courtroom analogy by Freud, Jung, and psychology more generally…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law book cover

    Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law

    1st Edition

    By Michel Coutu

    This book presents a clear and precise account of the structure and content of Max Weber's sociology of law: situating its methodological and epistemological specificity in relation to other approaches to the sociology of law; as well as offering a critical evaluation of Weber's usefulness for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • The EU Anti-Corruption Report: A Reflexive Governance Approach book cover

    The EU Anti-Corruption Report

    A Reflexive Governance Approach, 1st Edition

    By Andi Hoxhaj

    This book analyses the development of anti-corruption as a policy field in the European Union with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report. It reconstructs the origins of anti-corruption policy in the 1990s when the EU started to recognise corruption as a serious crime with a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Law, Crime and Culture

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law book cover

    Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    Global Justice and Social Conflict offers a ground-breaking historical and theoretical reappraisal of the ideas that underpin and sustain the global liberal order, international law and neoliberal rationality. Across the 20th and 21st centuries, liberalism, and increasingly neoliberalism, have…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty: The Impact of Desecularization book cover

    Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law book cover

    Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Steven Malby

    The development of an international human rights jurisprudence on criminalization is in its relative infancy. Nonetheless, systematic examination of international decisions on acts engaging the criminal law reveals an emerging human rights approach to the acceptability, or not, of criminalization.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law book cover

    The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

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