Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement: Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place book cover

    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place, 1st Edition

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems: A Comparative Legal Account book cover

    Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Orr

    ’Why do we vote in schools?’ ’What is the social meaning of secret balloting?’ ’What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?’ ’What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?’ ’How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Controversies in Tax Law: A Matter of Perspective book cover

    Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Politics of Parking: Rights, Identity, and Property book cover

    Politics of Parking

    Rights, Identity, and Property, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Marusek

    There is more to parking law than just parking penalties. Considering the ways in which law works in everyday life, and in familiar places of common experience where the presence of law is not obvious, this book explores the various notions of the right to park, which jurisprudentially is enacted…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Routledge International Handbook of Internet Gambling book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Internet Gambling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Williams, Robert T. Wood, Jonathan Parke

    Internet gambling is a rapidly growing phenomenon, which has profound social, psychological, economic, political, and policy implications. Until recently, Internet gambling has been understudied by the research community, but now a growing body of literature is emerging, on all aspects of Internet…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction book cover

    The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior

    Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh, Jonathan D. Bolen

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behavior from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology of crime from a biosocial perspective. It suggests that it is necessary to understand…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms: Towards a Safer Legal Framework book cover

    Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Christine Riefa

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • E-Voting Case Law: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    E-Voting Case Law

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ardita Driza Maurer, Jordi Barrat

    E-voting is the use of electronic means in the casting of the vote at political elections or referendums. This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. With contributions by renowned experts on thirteen…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • The Social Construction of Corruption in Europe book cover

    The Social Construction of Corruption in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Dirk Tänzler, Konstadinos Maras

    The volume demonstrates the suitability of the theory of social constructivism in portraying and analyzing the diversity of the phenomenon of corruption. The approach of social constructivism taken in this volume is able to reconstruct the 'construction of corruption' both from a societal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Law, Crime and Culture

  • The Last Judgment: Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture book cover

    The Last Judgment

    Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Skotnicki

    In a culture obsessed with law, judgment, and violence, this book challenges Christians to remember that Jesus urged his followers to judge no one, bring harm upon no one, and follow no law save the law of altruistic love. It traces Christian history first to show that Christians of an earlier age…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance: Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial book cover

    The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial, 1st Edition

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Global Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Landscape in Less Developed Countries book cover

    The Global Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Landscape in Less Developed Countries

    1st Edition

    By Norman Mugarura

    Examining the challenges of using the global anti-money laundering (AML) framework in an uneven global regulatory landscape, this book discusses the difficulties of relating de-regulation, liberalization and conflict of laws to the dynamics of the market economy and demonstrates how the global…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

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