Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management book cover

    UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

  • Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability book cover

    Transitional Justice in Latin America

    The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins

    This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Transitional Justice

  • Value Making in International Economic Law and Regulation: Alternative Possibilities book cover

    Value Making in International Economic Law and Regulation

    Alternative Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Donatella Alessandrini

    This book examines the contemporary production of economic value in today’s financial economies. Much of the regulatory response to the global financial crisis has been based on the assumption that curbing the speculative ‘excesses’ of the financial sphere is a necessary and sufficient condition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Controlling Capital: Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets book cover

    Controlling Capital

    Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Dorn

    Controlling Capital examines three pressing issues in financial market regulation: the contested status of public regulation, the emergence of ‘culture’ as a proposed modality of market governance, and the renewed ascendancy of private regulation. In the years immediately following the outbreak…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law book cover

    Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Law, Memory, Violence: Uncovering the Counter-Archive book cover

    Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention book cover

    Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law: Beyond Conflict of Laws book cover

    Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law

    Beyond Conflict of Laws, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjan Ajevski

    This book explores the effects of institutional fragmentation in international human rights law, by comparing the rights jurisprudence of three human rights courts and bodies, namely the European Court for Human Rights, the Inter-American Court for Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

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

    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-31
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference: Off the Scales of Justice book cover

    Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18

  • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Lessons from the Balkans book cover

    Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

    Lessons from the Balkans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Fischer, Olivera Simic

    Scholars and practitioners alike agree that somehow the past needs to be addressed in order to enable individuals and collectives to rebuild trust and relationships. However, they also continue to struggle with critical questions. When is the right moment to address the legacies of the past after…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Transitional Justice

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes book cover

    Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Law, Development and Globalization

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