Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translation book cover

    Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge

  • Mediating Human Rights: Media, Culture and Human Rights Law book cover

    Mediating Human Rights

    Media, Culture and Human Rights Law, 1st Edition

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge

  • International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia book cover

    International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, 1st Edition

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether…

    Hardback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past book cover

    Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past, 1st Edition

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Hardback – 2014-06-05
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism book cover

    Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism

    1st Edition

    By John Stanton

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life.…

    Hardback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge

  • Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism book cover

    Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Hardback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • Justice Reform and Development: Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries book cover

    Justice Reform and Development

    Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries, 1st Edition

    By Linn A. Hammergren

    This book explores the objectives pursued in donor programs, the methods used to advance them, and the underlying assumptions and strategies. It emphasizes the unexpected and sometimes unpleasant consequences of ignoring not only political and societal constraints but also advances in our technical…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully book cover

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully…

    Hardback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge

  • Wild Law - In Practice book cover

    Wild Law - In Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Maloney, Peter Burdon

    Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and…

    Hardback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

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