Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Human Rights in India book cover

    Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder Juss

    This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe book cover

    Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to the complicated power relations surrounding the recognition and implementation of Indigenous Peoples’ rights at multiple scales. The adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 was heralded as the beginning…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • 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 – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law book cover

    Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Bretscher

    This book examines the interpretation and application of the right to freedom of religion and belief of new minorities formed by recent migration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC).  New minorities are increasingly confronted with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice book cover

    The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sonja Klinsky, Jasmina Brankovic

    Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and international climate policy. Mechanisms and insights from transitional justice have been used in over thirty countries across a range of conflicts at the interface of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Hate Speech Laws book cover

    The Politics of Hate Speech Laws

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown, Adriana Sinclair

    This book examines the complex relationship between politics and hate speech laws, domestic and international. How do political contexts shape understandings of what hate speech is and how to deal with it? Why do particular states enact hate speech laws and then apply, extend or reform them in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Gringo Injustice: Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law book cover

    Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    The recent mass shooting of 22 innocent people in El Paso by a lone White gunman looking to "Kill Mexicans" is not new. It is part of a long, bloody history of anti-Latina/o violence in the United States. Gringo Injustice brings this history to life, shedding critical light on the complex…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

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