Law: Socio-Legal Studies - Media & Cultural Studies

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies: Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems? book cover

    Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies

    Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems?, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Brennan, Andy Phippen

    This book explores, through a children’s rights-based perspective, the emergence of a safeguarding dystopia in child online protection that has emerged from a tension between an over-reliance in technical solutions and a lack of understanding around code and algorithm capabilities. The text argues…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge

  • Law, Fiction and Activism in a Time of Climate Change book cover

    Law, Fiction and Activism in a Time of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Rogers

    The book examines the narratives of climate change which have developed and which are currently evolving in three areas: law, fiction and activism. Narratives of climate change generated by litigants, judges, writers of fiction and activists are having, and will have, a profound effect on the way…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Law and the Passions: Why Emotion Matters for Justice book cover

    Law and the Passions

    Why Emotion Matters for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Julia J.A. Shaw

    Engaging with the underlying social context in which emotions are a motivational force, Law and the Passions provides a uniquely inclusive commentary on the significance and influence of emotions in the history and continuing development of legal judgment, policy formation, legal practice and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Law, Cinema, and the Ill City: Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities book cover

    Law, Cinema, and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation book cover

    Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Law, Art and the Commons book cover

    Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law book cover

    Young People, Social Media and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Online Misogyny as Hate Crime: A Challenge for Legal Regulation? book cover

    Online Misogyny as Hate Crime

    A Challenge for Legal Regulation?, 1st Edition

    By Kim Barker, Olga Jurasz

    The ideal of an inclusive and participatory Internet has been undermined by the rise of misogynistic abuse on social media platforms. However, limited progress has been made at national – and to an extent European – levels in addressing this issue. In England and Wales, the tackling of underlying…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Crime, Media and Culture book cover

    Crime, Media and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Martin

    Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies of Law book cover

    Cultural Studies of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristyn Davies, Sara L. Knox

    This edited collection is a cultural analysis of how law is shaped into procedure and principle by the conditions of everyday life. Law is constitutive of culture just as culture and cultural analyses shape, resist and interrogate legal regulation, exception and norms. So too does law have a dual…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations book cover

    Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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