Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Almost all of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • Public Reason: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Gender, Law and Economic Wellbeing in Early Modern and Modern Europe book cover

    Gender, Law and Economic Wellbeing in Early Modern and Modern Europe

    Edited by Anna Dr Bellavitis, Beatrice Dr Zucca Micheletto

    What is the link between gender, law and economic wellbeing? This book looks at how social, cultural, geographical and economic environment as well as different legal and juridical systems have shaped and influenced the access of women and men to the economy and to the market and how these systems…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Gender and Well-Being

  • Regulating the Finance of Environmental Crimes book cover

    Regulating the Finance of Environmental Crimes

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman, Daan Van Uhm

    Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Green Criminology

  • Lie Detection and the Law: Torture, Technology and Truth book cover

    Lie Detection and the Law

    Torture, Technology and Truth

    By Andrew Balmer

    This book develops a sociological account of lie detection practices. Bringing together social history, socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS), it explores how torture and technology have been used to try to discern the truth. It examines a variety of socio-legal practices,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Law, Science and Society

  • Professional Emotions in Court: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Stina Bergman Blix, Åsa Wettergren

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Law and Time book cover

    Law and Time

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers, and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Social Justice

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

    Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right

    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 – 2018-05-31 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Comparative Urban Law: Global Perspectives on Race and Governance book cover

    Comparative Urban Law

    Global Perspectives on Race and Governance

    Edited by Nestor Davidson, Gilberto Vargas

    This volume tackles the underexplored and evolving role of local governments on issues of race and governance from a comparative perspective. The contributors raise pressing questions about the implications of this evolution, from how cities effect conceptions of social and property rights to how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Juris Diversitas

  • Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media: Lessons from Nordic Approaches book cover

    Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media

    Lessons from Nordic Approaches

    Edited by Mart Susi, Jukka Viljanen, Eiríkur Jónsson, Artūrs Kučs

    The Nordic countries are well known globally by their high human rights standards and at the same time a high degree of internet freedom. This edited collection reveals how the Nordic countries have succeeded in the task of protecting freedom of expression the new media. It contains an overview of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Free Will and the Law: New Perspectives book cover

    Free Will and the Law

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Allan McCay, Michael Sevel

    This collection critically discusses the ground-breaking contribution of philosopher and appellate judge, David Hodgson, to the free will debate, and the significance of his contribution to the philosophy of law. Bringing together many of the world’s leading theorists of free will and legal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

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