Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Policing Undocumented Migrants: Law, Violence and Responsibility book cover

    Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful, and above all lawful practices engaged in policing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Leading the Police: A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017 book cover

    Leading the Police

    A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox, Iain Channing

    In 2015 the College of Policing published its Leadership Review with specific reference to the type of leadership required to ensure that the next generation of Chief Constables and their management approach will be fit for purpose. Three key issues were highlighted as underpinning the effective…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe book cover

    Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy: Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India book cover

    Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India book cover

    Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    1st Edition

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud': Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate book cover

    Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate, 1st Edition

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud'. It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Juridification book cover

    The Politics of Juridification

    1st Edition

    By Mariano Croce

    The Politics of Juridification offers a timely contribution to debates about how politics is being affected by the increasing relevance of judicial bodies to the daily administration of Western political communities. While most critical analyses portray juridification as a depoliticizing,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention book cover

    Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary: Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy book cover

    Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Contested Property Claims: What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership book cover

    Contested Property Claims

    What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager, Mikkel Thorup

    Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity when conflict over property erupts. When social actors…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History book cover

    New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements book cover

    Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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