Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention book cover

    Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Resistance and Transitional Justice book cover

    Resistance and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Briony Jones, Julie Bernath

    Despite a more reflective concern over the past 20 years with marginalised voices, justice from below, power relations and the legitimacy of mechanisms and processes, scholarship on transitional justice has remained relatively silent on the question of ‘resistance’. In response, this book asks what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial: A Contextual Perspective book cover

    Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights book cover

    The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joshua C. Gellers

    Over the past 40 years, countries throughout the world have similarly adopted human rights related to environmental governance and protection in national constitutions. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, politics, history, resources, and wealth. This raises the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered: The Wild Law Judgment Project book cover

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies book cover

    Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development book cover

    Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of hybridity and hybridization, their history, their…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry: Building legal foundations for a new agriculture book cover

    International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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