Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State: Origins and Transformations book cover

    Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, questions of equality and social…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Justice: Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations book cover

    Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development book cover

    Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of hybridity and hybridization, their history, their…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • European Drug Policies: The Ways of Reform book cover

    European Drug Policies

    The Ways of Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renaud Colson, Henri Bergeron

    The drug control regime established by the international community has not succeeded in curbing either the demand for, or the offer of, narcotics. But, despite a series of developments in the Americas – including the legalisation of cannabis in Uruguay and in several states in the United States of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • EU Criminal Law and Policy: Values, Principles and Methods book cover

    EU Criminal Law and Policy

    Values, Principles and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanna Beata Banach-Gutierrez, Christopher Harding

    The EU now possesses a clear legal basis for taking action on criminal law matters and steering the policy and practice of Member States in relation to crime and criminal law. However, for what is now an important area of law, there remains a striking absence or uncertainty regarding its…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe book cover

    Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • Sensing Law book cover

    Sensing Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl Hamilton, Diana Majury, Dawn Moore, Neil Sargent, Christiane Wilke

    A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Law and the Management of Disasters: The Challenge of Resilience book cover

    Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean: The Pluralistic Moment book cover

    Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean

    The Pluralistic Moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ferrari, James Toronto

    This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries, namely Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, and Palestine. In particular, the book, with an interdisciplinary approach, investigates the role…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Somali Piracy: A Criminological Perspective book cover

    Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Law book cover

    European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Law

    1st Edition

    By Paul Weismann

    The phenomenon of ‘agencification’ describes the EU legislator’s increasing establishment of European agencies to fulfil tasks in a variety of EU policies. The creation of these decentralised administrative entities raises a number of questions; for example, on the limits to such delegation of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

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