Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Human Rights and Constituent Power: Without Model or Warranty book cover

    Human Rights and Constituent Power

    Without Model or Warranty, 1st Edition

    By Illan rua Wall

    With the emergence of modern human rights in the Universal Declaration, what remained of a radical political potential of the discourse withdrew: statism and individualism became its authorised foundations and the possibilities of other human rights traditions were denied. The strife that once lay…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge

  • Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law: From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes book cover

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law

    From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Predrag Dojcinovic

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law addresses the emerging jurisprudence and international law concerning propaganda in war crimes investigations and trials. The role of propaganda in the perpetration of atrocities has emerged as a central theme in the war crimes trials in the past…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

  • Are Human Rights for Migrants?: Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States book cover

    Are Human Rights for Migrants?

    Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Tobias Kelly

    Human rights seemingly offer universal protection. However, irregular migrants have, at best, only problematic access to human rights. Whether understood as an ethical injunction or legally codified norm, the promised protection of human rights seems to break down when it comes to the lived…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge

  • Regulating the International Movement of Women: From Protection to Control book cover

    Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharron FitzGerald

    The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women's lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Cultural Expertise and Litigation: Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives book cover

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents book cover

    Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Bailliet, Katja Franko

    Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents pursues a reflection upon the institutional orders designed to ensure respect for the rule of law, human rights, and social justice. The majority of literature on cosmopolitanism tends to be oriented in sociology, political science or philosophy, and is…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Gender and Transitional Justice: The Women of East Timor book cover

    Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical book cover

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical

    1st Edition

    By Amy Swiffen

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical explores the idea that legal authority is no longer related to national sovereignty, but to the ‘moral’ attempt to nurture life. The book argues that whilst the relationship between law and ethics has long been a central concern in legal studies, it is now the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Governance through Development: Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States book cover

    Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tan

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization book cover

    Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth

    Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization focuses on the national and transnational processes transforming both the rule of law and the role of lawyers. Drawing on detailed empirical work, the contributors all examine the relationship between law, politics, and the state; focusing on…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Genocide, State Crime, and the Law: In the Name of the State book cover

    Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its…

    Paperback – 2012-03-08
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Contested Capitalism: The political origins of financial institutions book cover

    Contested Capitalism

    The political origins of financial institutions, 1st Edition

    By Richard W. Carney

    This book examines the political origins of financial institutions across fifteen developed democracies, with focused case studies on the US, France, Japan, Austria, and Germany. The institutional arrangements of financial systems are widely seen as a central distinguishing feature of ‘varieties of…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

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