Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Human Rights and Drug Control: A New Perspective book cover

    Human Rights and Drug Control

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Bone

    This book uses a human rights perspective – developed philosophically, politically and legally - to change the way in which we think about drug control issues. The prohibitionist approach towards tackling the ‘drugs problem’ is not working. The laws and mentality that see drugs as the problem and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality book cover

    Propaganda and International Criminal Law

    From Cognition to Criminality, 1st Edition

    By Predrag Dojcinovic

    This book addresses the conceptual and evidentiary issues relating to the treatment of propaganda in international criminal law. Bringing together an interdisciplinary range of scholars, researchers and legal practitioners from Africa, Australia, Europe and the United States, the book provides an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Universal Basic Income book cover

    Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space: The Making of the Regular City book cover

    Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access) book cover

    Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Bruvik-Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen

    While the Nordic countries are listed at the top in most international rankings of gender equality and citizens’ feelings of security, studies on the prevalence of sexual victimisation present a different picture, suggesting that the very countries that have invested much in establishing gender…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Interactional Justice: The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty book cover

    Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores the accomplishment of loyalty by focusing on defence lawyers’ work in the emotionally and interactionally constraining situation of the criminal trial. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes and interviews with lawyers, this sociological study brings their…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne C. Knittel, Zachary J. Goldberg

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies traces the growth an important interdisciplinary field, its foundations, key debates and core concerns, as well as highlighting current and emerging issues and approaches and pointing to new directions for enquiry. With a focus on the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law book cover

    Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    Global Justice and Social Conflict offers a ground-breaking historical and theoretical reappraisal of the ideas that underpin and sustain the global liberal order, international law and neoliberal rationality. Across the 20th and 21st centuries liberalism, and increasingly neoliberalism, have…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors book cover

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Mair, Sean Patrick Donlan

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements, and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility book cover

    Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By W. James Booth

    What is it to do justice to the absent victims of past injustice, given the distance that separates us from them? Grounded in political theory and guided by the literature on historical justice, W. James Booth restores the dead to their central place at the heart of our understanding of why and how…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis book cover

    Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

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