Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY book cover

    SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

    Edited by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms to social…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work book cover

    Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jonathan W. Fineman

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The War on People who Use Drugs: The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society book cover

    The War on People who Use Drugs

    The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society

    By Jay Levy

    This book explores the outcomes of Sweden’s aim to create a ‘drug-free society’ on the lived realities, health, and welfare of people who use drugs, and on the dynamics of Swedish drug use. Drawing on a wealth of empirical data, including extensive interview testimony and participant observation…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere

    Understanding law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of rule of law which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region. Scholarship about Latin America…

    Hardback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance: Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial book cover

    The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement: Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place book cover

    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Queering International Law: Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks book cover

    Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Race Rights Reparations: Institutional Racism and The Law book cover

    Race Rights Reparations

    Institutional Racism and The Law

    By Fernne Brennan

    This book considers institutional racism as a problem that exists within modern societies. Its roots lie with the transatlantic slave trade and slavery and the solution involves ridding society of the problem. It is argued here that, first, there needs to be an acceptance of its existence, then…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Economic and Social Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security book cover

    Economic and Social Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    By Claire Breen

    This text comprises cutting-edge research on one of the greatest global challenges: the failure to address systematic economic and social exclusion, and attendant violations of economic and social rights (ESR), as a driver of conflict. The text explores what the UN's obligation to maintain…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights book cover

    Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Philipps, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

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