Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Families of the Missing: A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice book cover

    Families of the Missing

    A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice, 1st Edition

    By Simon Robins

    Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power book cover

    Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia

    Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power, 1st Edition

    By Bill Bowring

    This book provides a rich examination of Russia’s particular attitude to political liberalism, the rule of law, and rights. In words often cited in contemporary Russia, the former Bolshevik and religious philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev wrote, in 1911, that ‘Russia is the Third Rome’. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

  • Legislatures of Small States: A Comparative Study book cover

    Legislatures of Small States

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas D J Baldwin

    This book provides a comparative study of the legislatures of small nations, states and territories, to explore the extent to which size is a factor in how they function and fulfil the roles and responsibility of a legislature. Though the physical nature and environment of states is a neglected…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives: Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements book cover

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • State Violence and the Execution of Law: Torture, Black Sites, Drones book cover

    State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Torture, Black Sites, Drones, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Pugliese

    State Violence and the Execution of Law examines how law plays a fundamental role in enabling state violence and, specifically, specifically, torture, secret imprisonment, and killing-at-a-distance. Analysing the complex ways in which the U.S. government deploys law in order to consolidate and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • The Ends of History: Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason book cover

    The Ends of History

    Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    Over two decades ago we were confronted by the end of the Soviet Union and collapse of the geo-politicall divisions that had defined much of the twentieth century. From this particular end, the ‘end of history’ was proclaimed. But is it still possible to argue that liberal democracy and free market…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Between Indigenous and Settler Governance book cover

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Ford, Tim Rowse

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance addresses the history, current development and future of Indigenous self-governance in four settler-colonial nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Bringing together emerging scholars and leaders in the field of indigenous law and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Women and Transitional Justice: The Experience of Women as Participants book cover

    Women and Transitional Justice

    The Experience of Women as Participants, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Yarwood

    This book discusses the evolving principle of transitional justice in public international law and international relations from the female perspective at a time when the concept is increasingly recognised by the international community as an effective framework in which to negotiate and manage a…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Socio-Legal Approaches to International Economic Law: Text, Context, Subtext book cover

    Socio-Legal Approaches to International Economic Law

    Text, Context, Subtext, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Perry-Kessaris

    This collection explores the analytical, empirical and normative components that distinguish socio-legal approaches to international economic law both from each other, and from other approaches. It pays particular attention to the substantive focus (what) of socio-legal approaches, noting that they…

    Paperback – 2014-06-04
    Routledge

  • Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies book cover

    Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice

    Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, 1st Edition

    By Nevin Aiken

    Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability analyses how the mechanisms of transitional justice have a part to play in promoting reconciliation and sustainable peace in transitional societies: helping social groups deeply divided by past violence to overcome…

    Paperback – 2014-06-04
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Elements of Genocide book cover

    Elements of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham

    Elements of Genocide provides an authoritative evaluation of the current perception of the crime, as it appears in the decisions of judicial authorities, the writings of the foremost academic experts in the field, and in the texts of Commission Reports. Genocide constitutes one of the most…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge

  • New Critical Legal Thinking: Law and the Political book cover

    New Critical Legal Thinking

    Law and the Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Stone, Illan rua Wall, Costas Douzinas

    New Critical Legal Thinking articulates the emergence of a stream of critical legal theory which is directly concerned with the relation between law and the political. The early critical legal studies claim that all law is politics is displaced with a different and more nuanced theoretical arsenal.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Birkbeck Law Press

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