Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice book cover

    Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond book cover

    Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts: A Comparative and Legal Perspective book cover

    Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts

    A Comparative and Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Katalin Kelemen

    Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to explain their disagreement to the public in a separate opinion…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in many family law texts. Family life for older members has…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin: Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation book cover

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives book cover

    International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies: Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina book cover

    Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Mcdermott

    Edited by William Schabas

    This book provides a timely critical overview of both the health and trajectory of international criminal law's continuing evolution. It represents a modest collective effort to introduce an element of legal realism or critical legal studies into the academic discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This book aims to augment the Ashgate series by taking stock of the current state of migration law literature. It also aims to sketch out the contours of its future long-term development, in what is now by all accounts a vastly expanded research agenda.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act: Republican Analysis of Citizen Power book cover

    Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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