Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the 'Past'? book cover

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade

    Remedying the 'Past'?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernne Brennan, John Packer

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the ‘Past’? Addresses how reparations might be obtained for the legacy of the Trans Atlantic slave trade. This collection lends weight to the argument that liability is not extinguished on the death of the plaintiffs or perpetrators. Arguing…

    Hardback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge

  • Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law: Imagined Constitutions, Remembered Legalities book cover

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law

    Imagined Constitutions, Remembered Legalities, 1st Edition

    By Ian Duncanson

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law considers the intersection of these terms in the historical development of what has come to be known as the ‘rule of law’. The separation of governmental powers, checks and balances, and judicial independence signified something entirely new in the way in…

    Hardback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
    Routledge

  • Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice book cover

    Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth

    Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice will show students and scholars what it means in practice to talk about building transnational justice � both on the side of economic regulation and on the side of human rights and humanitarian law. It links national and transnational processes,…

    Hardback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice book cover

    Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain…

    Hardback – 2011-09-12
    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…

    Hardback – 2011-06-01
    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…

    Hardback – 2011-05-27
    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…

    Hardback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge

  • Policing and Human Rights: The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg book cover

    Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Julia Hornberger

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents book cover

    Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Bailliet, Katja Franko Aas

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-04-01
    Routledge

  • 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. The book draws on a framework that emphasizes the relationship between the national and the international, the strategies of lawyers…

    Hardback – 2011-02-08
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2011-02-07
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

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