Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire book cover

    Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire, 1st Edition

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder: An International Perspective book cover

    Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

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

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere, Tatiana A. Alfonso Sierra

    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 – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control? book cover

    How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Sex Work: Theory, Practice, Regulation book cover

    Sex Work

    Theory, Practice, Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Mary Laing

    Sex work research is a growing area of scholarship, which has, especially over the last ten years, diversified from its previous focus on female street-based sex workers to explore a diversity of paid sexual encounters in a multiplicity of spaces, performed and purchased by individuals of varied…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases: A Narrative Approach book cover

    The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia book cover

    Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia

    1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Cambodia has long been identified as a human trafficking hotspot and, after sustained pressure from the US and other governments, in February 2008 the Cambodian government promulgated its Law on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. This law equates sex work with human…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Crime Scenes: Forensics and Aesthetics book cover

    Crime Scenes

    Forensics and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Scott Bray

    Focusing upon the representations that take place in law, forensic medicine, criminology and culture, Crime Scenes examines the ways in which knowledge about crime, death and the dead body is produced. Forensic and medico-legal practices are charged with ‘handling’ the dead (who cannot…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Discourses of Law

  • Regulating Sex After Aids: Queer Risks and Contagion Politics book cover

    Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics, 1st Edition

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Beyond the Negligence Paradigm: Developing a Regulatory Ergonomic Approach to Error and Injury book cover

    Beyond the Negligence Paradigm

    Developing a Regulatory Ergonomic Approach to Error and Injury, 1st Edition

    By Nicolette Priaulx

    Beyond the Negligence Paradigm offers a novel engagement with key problems and failings which have long been identified with the operation of the negligence system. Connecting a broad range of critical approaches in private legal theory that laments the disconnection between negligence and the '…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Subject of Injustice: Political Action, Law and Empowerment book cover

    The Subject of Injustice

    Political Action, Law and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Bethania Assy

    Normative and communitarian traditions define justice either as abstraction or as concretization, and in terms of either universal reason or of particular identity. In both cases, the archetypal morphology of the rule of law reproduces essentially the same representational schema, in which the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Law, Place and Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion book cover

    Law, Place and Maps

    Balancing Protection and Exclusion, 1st Edition

    By Antonia Layard

    Law, Place & Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion analyse law’s distinctively normative contribution to place-making. In an original, cross-disciplinary, analysis drawing on scholarship in law, geography, philosophy and politics, Antonia Layard considers how, both formally and formally, law…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

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