Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Judgement in the Victorian Age book cover

    Judgement in the Victorian Age

    Edited by James R Gregory, Annika Bautz, Daniel Grey

    This volume concerns judges, judgment and judgmentalism. It studies the Victorians as judges across a range of important fields, including the legal and aesthetic spheres, and within imaginative literature. It examines how various specialist forms of judgement were conceived and operated, and how…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris

    Despite the fact that the appropriation of land and resources of the so-called New World necessarily involved the dispossession and exploitation (and, sometimes, genocide) of the original inhabitants of colonized nations, it was not until the late twentieth century that Indigenous Peoples attained…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Sex and Broken Boundaries in the Catholic Church: The consequences and implications of the sex abuse crisis book cover

    Sex and Broken Boundaries in the Catholic Church

    The consequences and implications of the sex abuse crisis

    Edited by Christopher C. H. Cook, Paul D. Murray, Marcus Pound

    The Roman Catholic Church, along with other religious and non-religious institutions, has been embroiled in a series of sexual abuse scandals during the last decades. In response, a variety of important measures have been introduced to eradicate the possibility of further abuse, with particular…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Political Parties, Party Manifestos and Elections in India, 1909–2014 book cover

    Political Parties, Party Manifestos and Elections in India, 1909–2014

    By R. K. Tiwari

    In the parliamentary system of government, manifestos constitute and represent an important aspect of the democratic electoral politics as statements of a party’s ideology, response and policy. This book offers an examination of election manifestos of different political parties in India at the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Law and Resistance: Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial book cover

    Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • God(s) Over Constitution: Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century book cover

    God(s) Over Constitution

    Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

    By Larry Catá Backer

    This book focuses on the two great shifts in constitutionalist thinking during the last century: the remaking of constitutionalism from a tool of state power to an attempt to systematize, institutionalize, and implement an international higher law; and the rejection of this development by…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Respect: A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine book cover

    Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Legally right or wrong – morally unjust book cover

    The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking

    Legally right or wrong – morally unjust

    By Ragnhild Sollund

    This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species. While the focus is on illegal trafficking, its wider aim is to discuss the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with laws and regulations. Drawing on the findings of empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport book cover

    Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sexting and Revenge Pornography: Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon book cover

    Sexting and Revenge Pornography

    Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon

    By Jennifer Agate, Maggie Brennan, Jocelyn Ledward, Andy Phippen

    This book explores the cultural phenomena of sexting and revenge pornography – looking at motivations for such practices, behaviours exhibited, intentional and unintentional impacts that result from redistribution, fallout and harm to victims and the attempts to address the problem through…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror book cover

    Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror book cover

    Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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