Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical book cover

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical

    1st Edition

    By Amy Swiffen

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical explores the idea that legal authority is no longer related to national sovereignty, but to the ‘moral’ attempt to nurture life. The book argues that whilst the relationship between law and ethics has long been a central concern in legal studies, it is now the…

    Hardback – 2010-12-17
    Routledge

  • Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism book cover

    Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Andrej Zwitter

    This study examines two important questions regarding terrorism and political violence: which threats to human security constitute root causes for collective violence and which adequate responses for these root causes are available to the international community. The responses are examined on the…

    Hardback – 2010-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Era of Transitional Justice: The Aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa and Beyond book cover

    The Era of Transitional Justice

    The Aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gready

    The Era of Transitional Justice explores a broad set of issues raised by political transition and transitional justice through the prism of the South African TRC. South Africa constitutes a powerful case study of the enduring structural legacies of a troubled past, and of both the potential and…

    Hardback – 2010-10-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge
    Security and Governance

  • Rethinking Rape Law: International and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Rethinking Rape Law

    International and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clare McGlynn, Vanessa E. Munro

    Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions. In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and…

    Hardback – 2010-04-19
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Gender and Transitional Justice: The Women of East Timor book cover

    Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often…

    Hardback – 2010-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Law in the Pursuit of Development: Principles into Practice? book cover

    Law in the Pursuit of Development

    Principles into Practice?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Perry Kessaris

    Law in the Pursuit of Development critically explores the relationships between contemporary principles and practice in law and development. Including papers by internationally renowned, as well as emerging, scholars and practitioners, the book is organized around the three liberal principles which…

    Hardback – 2009-12-15
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Contested Capitalism: The political origins of financial institutions book cover

    Contested Capitalism

    The political origins of financial institutions, 1st Edition

    By Richard W. Carney

    This book examines the political origins of financial institutions across fifteen developed democracies, with focused case studies on the US, France, Japan, Austria, and Germany. The institutional arrangements of financial systems are widely seen as a central distinguishing feature of ‘varieties of…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine: Imperialism, Property and Insurgency book cover

    A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine

    Imperialism, Property and Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Zeina B. Ghandour

    British discourse during the Mandate, with its unremitting convergence on the problematic ‘native question’, and which rested on racial and cultural theories and presumptions, as well as on certain givens drawn from the British class system, has been taken for granted by historians. The validity of…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law book cover

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Lee Cabatingan

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyze the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship…

    Hardback – 2009-07-28
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Courts of Genocide: Politics and the Rule of Law in Rwanda and Arusha book cover

    The Courts of Genocide

    Politics and the Rule of Law in Rwanda and Arusha, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Jones

    The Courts of Genocide focuses on the judicial response to the genocide in Rwanda in order to address the search for justice following mass atrocities. The central concern of the book is how the politics of justice can get in the way of its administration. Considering both the ICTR (International…

    Hardback – 2009-07-17
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2009-05-22
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

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