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  • Neoliberal Legality: Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project book cover

    Neoliberal Legality

    Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Honor Brabazon

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law: Identities and Intersections book cover

    Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Mäki-Petajä-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights: Negotiating Agency and Victimhood book cover

    Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice book cover

    Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Turner

    The field of transitional justice has expanded rapidly since the term first emerged in the late 1990s. Its intellectual development has, however, tended to follow practice rather than drive it. Addressing this gap, Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice pursues a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession: The Marshall Trilogy Cases book cover

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Marshall Trilogy Cases, 1st Edition

    By George D Pappas

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans. These cases, Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823),…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability book cover

    Transitional Justice in Latin America

    The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins

    This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law book cover

    Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Law, Memory, Violence: Uncovering the Counter-Archive book cover

    Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement: Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place book cover

    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place, 1st Edition

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management book cover

    UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Controlling Capital: Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets book cover

    Controlling Capital

    Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Dorn

    Controlling Capital examines three pressing issues in financial market regulation: the contested status of public regulation, the emergence of ‘culture’ as a proposed modality of market governance, and the renewed ascendancy of private regulation. In the years immediately following the outbreak…

    Hardback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

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