Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law: The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context book cover

    The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise: Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services book cover

    From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • National Security and the D-Notice System book cover

    National Security and the D-Notice System

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Sadler

    This title was first published in 2001. The D-Notice system is a voluntary arrangement between the government and the media whereby the media agree not to publish certain information in the interests of national security. This original and thought-provoking book identifies a major deficiency in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland book cover

    Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth book cover

    Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Behind the Mask: Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry book cover

    Behind the Mask

    Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, 1st Edition

    By John Paterson

    This title was first published n 2000:  The most recent developments in occupational health and safety regulation in the UK’s offshore oil industry represent a departure from traditional legal forms. But how should they best be understood and what advantages do they offer over the previous…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Settlement Work: An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators book cover

    Making Settlement Work

    An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators, 1st Edition

    By Stacy Lee Burns

    This title was first published in 2000. The trend in the public courts and in the private sector toward resolving civil cases through mediation, as opposed to arbitration or trial, seems inescapable. This book documents the emergence of a burgeoning private dispute resolution industry utilizing the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity book cover

    Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Gee, Erika Rackley

    What should be the primary goals of a judicial appointments system, and how much weight should be placed on diversity in particular? Why is achieving a diverse judiciary across the UK taking so long? Is it time for positive action? What role should the current judiciary play in the appointment of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts: A Comparative and Legal Perspective book cover

    Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts

    A Comparative and Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Katalin Kelemen

    Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to explain their disagreement to the public in a separate opinion…

    Paperback – 2019-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice book cover

    Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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