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  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Mediating Human Rights: Media, Culture and Human Rights Law book cover

    Mediating Human Rights

    Media, Culture and Human Rights Law, 1st Edition

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism book cover

    Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism

    1st Edition

    By John Stanton

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration: The Andean Court as an Engine of Development book cover

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development, 1st Edition

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge

  • Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past book cover

    Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past, 1st Edition

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia book cover

    International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, 1st Edition

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism book cover

    Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translation book cover

    Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa: From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge book cover

    Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge, 1st Edition

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone book cover

    Justice and Security Reform

    Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Denney

    Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone undertakes a deep contextual analysis of the reform of the country’s security and justice sectors since the end of the civil war in 2002. Arguing that the political and bureaucratic nature of development…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Politics of Nothing: On Sovereignty book cover

    The Politics of Nothing

    On Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clare Monagle, Dimitris Vardoulakis

    This book questions what sovereignty looks like when it is de-ontologised; when the nothingness at the heart of claims to sovereignty is unmasked and laid bare. Drawing on critical thinkers in political theology, such as Schmitt, Agamben, Nancy, Blanchot, Paulhan, The Politics of Nothing asks what…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully book cover

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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