Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Law Unlimited book cover

    Law Unlimited

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Davies

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory – what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Land Law and Urban Policy in Context: Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan book cover

    Land Law and Urban Policy in Context

    Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thanos Zartaloudis

    This book is a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan. It is a collection that narrates, analyses and critiques McAuslan’s contributions, as well as offering substantive perspectives on how his work has impacted the legal fields in which he…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law: Identities and Intersections book cover

    Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Mäki-Petajä-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Evidence and the Archive: Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion book cover

    Evidence and the Archive

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker

    This collection explores the stakes, risks and opportunities invoked in opening and exploring law’s archive and re-examining law’s evidence. It draws together work exploring how evidence is used or mis-used during the legal process, and re-used after the law’s work has concluded by engaging with…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law book cover

    Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law

    1st Edition

    By Michel Coutu

    This book presents a clear and precise account of the structure and content of Max Weber's sociology of law: situating its methodological and epistemological specificity in relation to other approaches to the sociology of law; as well as offering a critical evaluation of Weber's usefulness for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Constitutions: A Paradoxical Perspective book cover

    Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Restorative Policing: Concepts, theory and practice book cover

    Restorative Policing

    Concepts, theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Clamp, Craig Paterson

    In the UK and elsewhere, restorative justice and policing are core components of a range of university programmes; however, currently no such text exists on the intersection of these two areas of study. This book draws together these diverse theoretical perspectives to provide an innovative,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Minority Religions and Fraud: In Good Faith book cover

    Minority Religions and Fraud

    In Good Faith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist

    Analysing both fraud and religion as social constructs with different functions and meanings attributed to them, this book raises issues that are central to debates about the limits of religious toleration in diverse societies, and the possible harm (as well as benefits) that religious…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Public Indecency in England 1857-1960: 'A Serious and Growing Evil’ book cover

    Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’, 1st Edition

    By David J. Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities book cover

    Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Persak

    The increasing trend and prevalence of incivilities-targeting punitive regulatory measures across Europe raises important issues regarding the legitimacy, effectiveness and impact of such formal social control. Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities addresses the pertinent issues of current…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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