Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies book cover

    Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare book cover

    Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age book cover

    The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    This volume addresses the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians, and sociologists from around the world – including the Americas, Australia, Europe, and the United Kingdom – it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Theorising Noncitizenship: Concepts, Debates and Challenges book cover

    Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Transnational Crime: Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads book cover

    Transnational Crime

    Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Roher, Nicola Dalla Guarda, Maryam Khalid

    Philip Jessup coined the term "transnational law" in his Storrs Lecture on Jurisprudence delivered in 1956 to describe law that regulates activities or actions that transcend national borders. The term redefined the development and practice of the law, and became a distinct field of study. In 2001,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry: Building legal foundations for a new agriculture book cover

    International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription: Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: how shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation: Futurity, Alterity, Power book cover

    Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges: Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina book cover

    Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges

    Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina, 1st Edition

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    It is estimated that 20,000 people were subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence during the 1992–1995 Bosnian war. Today, these men and women have been largely forgotten. Where are they now? To what extent do their experiences continue to affect and influence their lives, and the lives…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials: Lessons From Argentina book cover

    The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Rosario Figari Layus

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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