Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Creating Selves: Intellectual Property and the Narration of Culture book cover

    Creating Selves

    Intellectual Property and the Narration of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    The concept of creativity, together with concerns over access to creativity and knowledge, are currently the subject of international debate and unprecedented public attention, particularly in the context of international developments in intellectual property laws. Not only are there significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Globalization and Law

  • Punishment and Retribution book cover

    Punishment and Retribution

    1st Edition

    By Leo Zaibert

    Discussions of punishment typically assume that punishment is criminal punishment carried out by the State. Punishment is, however, a richer phenomenon and it occurs in many contexts. This book contains a general account of punishment which overcomes the difficulties of competing accounts.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • The Policing of Transnational Protest book cover

    The Policing of Transnational Protest

    1st Edition

    By Abby Peterson

    Edited by Donatella della Porta

    Having long been a neglected issue, the policing of protest began to attract considerable attention in the 1990s, climaxing in the events in Seattle of 1999. These protests and the changing political climate since September 11, 2001 mean that a new cycle of protest is challenging the concept of law…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Improving Health Care Safety and Quality: Reluctant Regulators book cover

    Improving Health Care Safety and Quality

    Reluctant Regulators, 1st Edition

    By Judith Healy

    Responding to the public concern caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analysing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law book cover

    Affect and Legal Education

    Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review: Taking Jurisprudence Seriously book cover

    Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review

    Taking Jurisprudence Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Katayoun Baghai

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum book cover

    Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

    1st Edition

    By Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss

    This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they currently and will continue to face. Divided into three parts, the authors first explore the causality that generates displacement, examining climate change, illegal conflicts and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Law and Migration

  • Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

    Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

    This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Stateless Law: Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline book cover

    Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Juris Diversitas

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law: A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain book cover

    Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy book cover

    Asylum - A Right Denied

    A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helen O'Nions

    In recent decades, asylum has emerged as a highly politicized European issue. The term ’asylum seeker’ has suffered a negative perception and has been associated with notions of illegality and criminality in mainstream media. These misconceptions have been supported by politicians as a distraction…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31

  • The Subject of Prostitution: Sex Work, Law and Social Theory book cover

    The Subject of Prostitution

    Sex Work, Law and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Jane Scoular

    The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

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