Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Justice and the Capabilities Approach book cover

    Justice and the Capabilities Approach

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    The capabilities approach is a widely influential alternative theory of justice, popularized by Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen and also by Martha Nussbaum. Justice and the Capabilities Approach is the first work of its kind to publish in one place the most influential essays in the field covering a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Justice

  • Global Minority Rights book cover

    Global Minority Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Castellino

    This important volume brings together a range of material in different areas of law and the social sciences that address questions concerning the rights of minorities. The discipline is arguably one of the oldest branches of public international law, and owes its heritage to those who struggled to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference: Off the Scales of Justice book cover

    Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Health and the National Health Service book cover

    Health and the National Health Service

    2nd Edition

    By John Carrier, Ian Kendall

    The NHS came into existence in an atmosphere of conflict centred on the strong ideological commitment of the Post-war Labour Government and the opposition of the Conservative Party of that time to the idea of a universally available and centrally planned medical care service. There was also…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

  • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Lessons from the Balkans book cover

    Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

    Lessons from the Balkans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Fischer, Olivera Simic

    Scholars and practitioners alike agree that somehow the past needs to be addressed in order to enable individuals and collectives to rebuild trust and relationships. However, they also continue to struggle with critical questions. When is the right moment to address the legacies of the past after…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India: Current Issues and Challenges book cover

    Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes book cover

    Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Sacred Law of Islam: A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System book cover

    The Sacred Law of Islam

    A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Hamid R. Kusha

    Islam’s Sacred Law is one of the most complex, detailed and comprehensive legal theories that Islam, as a Western religion, has produced in its capacity as a doctrine of social justice. However, few available texts have dealt with the treatment of women under the actual system of justice that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Renascent Pragmatism: Studies in Law and Social Science book cover

    Renascent Pragmatism

    Studies in Law and Social Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfonso Morales

    Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration of pragmatism as an important intellectual tradition and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Taking Space Seriously: Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel book cover

    Taking Space Seriously

    Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel, 1st Edition

    By Issachar Rosen-Zvi

    This perceptive study investigates the different ways in which the state deals with various social groups through the mechanisms of space. By means of case studies involving three social groups within Israel's multicultural society - the Sephardim, the Bedouin-Arab minority and the ultra-Orthodox…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Engendering Violence: Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood book cover

    Engendering Violence

    Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood, 1st Edition

    By Myra J. Hird

    Bringing together unique international research from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Europe, this book presents a detailed examination of the violence perpetrated by males and females within the context of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Based on illuminating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

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