Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management book cover

    BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    2nd Edition

    By Loyita Worley

    Edited by Sarah Spells

    The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability book cover

    Transitional Justice in Latin America

    The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins

    This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Transitional Justice

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law: Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability book cover

    Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

    Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos Mastorodimos

    The accountability of armed non-state actors is a neglected field of international law, overtaken by the regimes of state responsibility and individual criminal accountability as well as fears of legitimacy. Yet armed non-state actors are important players in the international arena and their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice: The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt book cover

    Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Legal Education in the Global Context: Opportunities and Challenges book cover

    Legal Education in the Global Context

    Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Gane, Robin Hui Huang

    This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice: Managing the Power Within book cover

    The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22

  • Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences and Solutions book cover

    Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Solving Social Problems

  • Law and Religion in Contemporary Society: Communities, Individualism and the State book cover

    Law and Religion in Contemporary Society

    Communities, Individualism and the State, 1st Edition

    By Peter W. Edge, Graham Harvey

    The relationship between law and religion has traditionally been analysed according to two basic paradigms. One has focused on the relationship between religious communities and the State (the Church/State paradigm), while the other has concentrated on the relationship between the State and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms: A Convergence in Laws book cover

    Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws, 1st Edition

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Justice as Friendship: A Theory of Law book cover

    Justice as Friendship

    A Theory of Law, 1st Edition

    By Seow Hon Tan

    This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia: Autonomous Sami Law book cover

    Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia

    Autonomous Sami Law, 1st Edition

    By Christina Allard, Susann Funderud Skogvang

    This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current stances in Sami Law research. In addition to chapters by well-known Scandinavian experts,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Juris Diversitas

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