Law: Socio-Legal Studies - Media & Cultural Studies

  • Balancing Privacy and Free Speech: Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media book cover

    Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina book cover

    The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious: Law, Literature and Culture book cover

    Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious

    Law, Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By David Gurnham

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    1st Edition

    By Francisco Ortega

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Making Crime Television: Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast book cover

    Making Crime Television

    Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast, 1st Edition

    By Anita Lam

    This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As a unique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process, Making Crime Television:…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Street Art, Public City: Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination book cover

    Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Law and the Question of the Animal: A Critical Jurisprudence book cover

    Law and the Question of the Animal

    A Critical Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoriko Otomo, Edward Mussawir

    This book addresses the problem of ‘animal life’ in terms that go beyond the usual extension of liberal rights to animals. The discourse of animal rights is one that increasingly occupies the political, ethical and intellectual terrain of modern society. But, although the question of the status of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Justice as Improvisation: The Law of the Extempore book cover

    Justice as Improvisation

    The Law of the Extempore, 1st Edition

    By Sara Ramshaw

    Justice as Improvisation: The Law of the Extempore theorises the relationship between justice and improvisation through the case of the New York City cabaret laws. Discourses around improvisation often imprison it in a quasi-ethical relationship with the authentic, singular ‘other’. The same can be…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law: The Legacy of Modernism book cover

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Reading The Legal Case: Cross-Currents between Law and the Humanities book cover

    Reading The Legal Case

    Cross-Currents between Law and the Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Wan

    This volume examines the nature, function, development and epistemological assumptions of the legal case in an interdisciplinary context. Using the question of ‘reading’ as a guiding principle, it opens up new ways of understanding case law and the doctrine of precedent by bringing the law into…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Revenge versus Legality: Wild Justice from Balzac to Clint Eastwood and Abu Ghraib book cover

    Revenge versus Legality

    Wild Justice from Balzac to Clint Eastwood and Abu Ghraib, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Maynard, Jarod Kearney, James Guimond

    In the wake of Guantanamo Bay, extraordinary renditions, and secret torture centres in Eastern Europe and elsewhere, Revenge versus Legality addresses the relationship between law and wild or vigilante justice; between the power to enforce retribution and the desire to seek revenge. Taking up a…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Birkbeck Law Press

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