Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Genocidal Democracy: Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence book cover

    Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence, 1st Edition

    By John D. Márquez

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Capturing Caste in Law: The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination book cover

    Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Software Agents and Online Buying: Consumer Risks and the EU Legal Response book cover

    Software Agents and Online Buying

    Consumer Risks and the EU Legal Response, 1st Edition

    By Christiana Markou

    This book examines agent technology in ecommerce from a consumer protection angle to assess whether EU law contains adequate safeguards against the risks associated with its use. It concentrates on four agent types that assist the consumer while going through the online buying process and in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law book cover

    Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie

    Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom: Conceptualizing a Common Right book cover

    Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters: A Socio-Legal Perspective book cover

    Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters

    A Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hazel J. Hartley

    First published in 2001. This book provides a socio-legal analysis of disasters by setting out two sport and leisure disasters (the 1989 Hillsborough and Marchioness disasters) and considering them in their broader legal/political/economic and policy contexts. It bases the analysis on in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression: Strategies for challenging the rise of the right book cover

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for challenging the rise of the right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    What is the nature of vulnerability during childbirth? What makes childbirth at site for violence and control? And what role is there for law in the regulation of professional intervention in childbirth? This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Law, Self and Society book cover

    Law, Self and Society

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Toddington

    This book seeks to reinstate the ethical subject at the heart of social and legal theory. It begins by making a case for the straightforward plausibility and enduring scientific usefulness of the tripartite model of the Soul and its nourishment found in Plato. It questions why this model has been…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Transitional Justice Beyond Blueprints: Ethnographies and Case Studies book cover

    Transitional Justice Beyond Blueprints

    Ethnographies and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Garbett, Sari Wastell

    Advocates and practitioners of transitional justice have long sought to reach for a singular model that could anticipate how to co-ordinate, sequence and create complementarity between the raft of mechanisms and activities that fall under its banner. However, there has been surprisingly little…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law: Genealogy and Biopolitics book cover

    The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    Within a variety of international environmental legal regimes – from international watercourses to oceans, from biodiversity to fisheries, from Antarctica to climate adaptation – a new legal and governance strategy is being widely adopted. Responding to hopes of arresting and reversing the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

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