Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Cambodia book cover

    Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Cambodia, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Killean

    While international criminal courts have often been declared as bringing ‘justice’ to victims, their procedures and outcomes historically showed little reflection of the needs and interests of victims themselves. This situation has changed significantly over the last sixty years; victims are…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Transformative Justice: Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition book cover

    Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Evans

    Transitional justice mechanisms employed in post-conflict and post-authoritarian contexts have largely focused upon individual violations of a narrow set of civil and political rights, as well as the provision of legal and quasi-legal remedies, such as truth commissions, amnesties and prosecutions.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice: The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal book cover

    Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice

    The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, 1st Edition

    By Maria Elander

    Most discourses on victims in international criminal justice take the subject of victims for granted, as an identity and category existing exogenously to the judicial process. This book takes a different approach. Through a close reading of the institutional practices of one particular court, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge

  • International Criminal Law and Sexual Violence against Women: The Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial book cover

    International Criminal Law and Sexual Violence against Women

    The Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Nadj

    This book explores the prosecution of wartime sexual violence in international criminal law and asks what the juridicalisation of gender-based violence signifies for women. The book explores the portrayal of the various gendered identities that surface in armed conflict and it asks whether the law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law: Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law book cover

    Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice book cover

    The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sonja Klinsky, Jasmina Brankovic

    Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and international climate policy. Mechanisms and insights from transitional justice have been used in over thirty countries across a range of conflicts at the interface of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice book cover

    Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Governmentality in EU External Trade and Environment Policy: Between Rights and Market book cover

    Governmentality in EU External Trade and Environment Policy

    Between Rights and Market, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Lawrence

    Governmentality and EU External Trade and Environment Policy applies theories drawn from Foucauldian governmentality studies to investigate the ideological and political roots of the European Union (EU)’s external trade and environmental policy and their effects on the transnational legal landscape…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Md Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • Towards A Jurisprudence of State Communism: Law and the Failure of Revolution book cover

    Towards A Jurisprudence of State Communism

    Law and the Failure of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Cercel

    More than twenty-five years after the collapse of the Socialist bloc, the nature of the regimes in Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1989 continues to evade the attempts of political theorists and scholars of post-communism to define and classify them. Drawing on philosophical inquiry,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and legal perspectives book cover

    International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

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