Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice: The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal book cover

    Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice

    The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, 1st Edition

    By Maria Elander

    Most discourses on victims in international criminal justice take the subject of victims for granted, as an identity and category existing exogenously to the judicial process. This book takes a different approach. Through a close reading of the institutional practices of one particular court, it…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law: Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law book cover

    Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Third World Approaches to International Law: On Praxis and the Intellectual book cover

    Third World Approaches to International Law

    On Praxis and the Intellectual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Amar Bhatia, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Md Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond book cover

    Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transformative Justice: Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition book cover

    Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Evans

    Transitional justice mechanisms employed in post-conflict and post-authoritarian contexts have largely focused upon individual violations of a narrow set of civil and political rights, as well as the provision of legal and quasi-legal remedies, such as truth commissions, amnesties and prosecutions.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Cambodia book cover

    Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Cambodia, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Killean

    While international criminal courts have often been declared as bringing ‘justice’ to victims, their procedures and outcomes historically showed little reflection of the needs and interests of victims themselves. This situation has changed significantly over the last sixty years; victims are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice book cover

    Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Zach Richards

    Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice. It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice book cover

    The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sonja Klinsky, Jasmina Brankovic

    Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and international climate policy. Mechanisms and insights from transitional justice have been used in over thirty countries across a range of conflicts at the interface of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

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