Law: Popular Culture & Law

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics: Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing book cover

    On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation book cover

    Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921) book cover

    Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921)

    1st Edition

    By Leon Duguit

    It is perhaps worth explaining why there is a special importance in the present development of the theory of the State. Law, like every social phenomenon, is subject to perpetual change; indeed any scientific study of law must necessarily involve an analysis of the evolution of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crime Fiction and the Law book cover

    Crime Fiction and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction book cover

    Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn': Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism book cover

    Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    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

  • Video Game Policy: Production, Distribution, and Consumption book cover

    Video Game Policy

    Production, Distribution, and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Conway, Jennifer deWinter

    This book analyzes the effect of policy on the digital game complex: government, industry, corporations, distributors, players, and the like. Contributors argue that digital games are not created nor consumed outside of the complex power relationships that dictate the full production and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Redressing Everyday Discrimination: The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law book cover

    Redressing Everyday Discrimination

    The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Karla Perez Portilla

    This book examines the harm that everyday discrimination can cause and proposes ways in which it can be redressed. Extreme forms of harmful expression, such as incitement to hatred, have been significantly addressed in law. Everyday generalised prejudice, negative stereotypes and gross…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Enjoyment: Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Law and Enjoyment

    Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Hourigan

    This book advocates, and develops, a critical account of the relationship between law and the largely neglected issue of ‘enjoyment’. Taking popular culture seriously – as a lived and meaningful basis for a wider understanding of law, beyond the strictures of legal institutions and professional…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • 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

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