Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • 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

  • Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology book cover

    Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe book cover

    Law, Lawyers and Race

    Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe, 1st Edition

    By Mathias Möschel

    Critical Race Theory (CRT) is virtually unheard of in European scholarship, especially among legal scholars. Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the United States to Europe endeavours to fill this gap by providing an overview of the definition and consequences of CRT developed in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law: Raw Law book cover

    Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law

    Raw Law, 1st Edition

    By Irene Watson

    This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters book cover

    Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa: Just Peace? book cover

    Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa

    Just Peace?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    The promotion of the rule of law has become an increasingly important element of peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, particularly in Africa, where there have been numerous internal armed conflicts and missions over the last decade.  This book explores the expanding international efforts to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Security and Governance

  • Legal Histories of the British Empire: Laws, Engagements and Legacies book cover

    Legal Histories of the British Empire

    Laws, Engagements and Legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shaunnagh Dorsett, John McLaren

    This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the role played by law(s) in the British Empire. Using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, the authors provide in-depth analyses which shine new light on the role of law in creating the people and places of the British Empire. Ranging…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law: An Introduction book cover

    Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Schwöbel

    Drawing on the critical legal tradition, the collection of international scholars gathered in this volume analyse the complicities and limitations of International Criminal Law. This area of law has recently experienced a significant surge in scholarship and public debate; individual criminal…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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

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