Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal' book cover

    Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal', 1st Edition

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law book cover

    International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles J Russo

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Europeanization of Judicial Review book cover

    Europeanization of Judicial Review

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Ch. Corkin

    Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire: The Disembodied Shade book cover

    Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade, 1st Edition

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy book cover

    After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice book cover

    The Concept of the Civilian

    Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Claire Garbett

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Policing and the Politics of Order-Making book cover

    Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Law and the Making of the Soviet World: The Red Demiurge book cover

    Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge, 1st Edition

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Pirate Myth: Genealogies of an Imperial Concept book cover

    The Pirate Myth

    Genealogies of an Imperial Concept, 1st Edition

    By Amedeo Policante

    The image of the pirate is at once spectral and ubiquitous. It haunts the imagination of international legal scholars, diplomats and statesmen involved in the war on terror. It returns in the headlines of international newspapers as an untimely ‘security threat’. It materializes on the most…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • The Political Economy of Government Auditing: Financial Governance and the Rule of Law in Latin America and Beyond book cover

    The Political Economy of Government Auditing

    Financial Governance and the Rule of Law in Latin America and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Santiso

    The Political Economy of Government Auditing addresses the elusive quest for greater transparency and accountability in the management of public finances in emerging economies; and, more specifically, it examines the contribution of autonomous audit agencies (AAAs) to the fight against…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Law and Society in Latin America: A New Map book cover

    Law and Society in Latin America

    A New Map, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America have changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have consolidated democratic rule, fundamental innovations have been introduced in state institutions, social movements have turned to law to advance their…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice book cover

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Michalowski

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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