Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China book cover

    Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Neoliberal Legality: Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project book cover

    Neoliberal Legality

    Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Honor Brabazon

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas: A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China book cover

    Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China, 1st Edition

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Self-Constitution of European Society: Beyond EU politics, law and governance book cover

    Self-Constitution of European Society

    Beyond EU politics, law and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiří Přibáň

    Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Religion and Equality: Law in Conflict book cover

    Religion and Equality

    Law in Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Donlu D Thayer

    This volume presents an analysis of controversial events and issues shaping a rapidly changing international legal, political, and social landscape. Leading scholars and experts in law, religious studies and international relations, thoughtfully consider issues and tensions arising in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy: Cycles and Connections book cover

    ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

    Cycles and Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley

    Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Victimology and Victim Rights: International comparative perspectives book cover

    Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies: Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time' book cover

    Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time', 1st Edition

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental Crime in Transnational Context: Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology book cover

    Environmental Crime in Transnational Context

    Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. The increasing cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is one of the reasons why governments and the enforcement community have trouble in finding the proper responses. Law…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law: A European Perspective book cover

    The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Konrad Lachmayer

    This collection presents a comparative analysis of the principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Europe. It examines how European states consider and enforce the related requirements in their domestic administrative law. The book is divided into three parts: the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

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