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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-13
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-12
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment book cover

    Earth Jurisprudence

    Private Property and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Peter D. Burdon

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the…

    Hardback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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