Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • 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 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 Studies in Crime and Society

  • Information, Freedom and Property: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Information, Freedom and Property

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Bibi van den Berg

    This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies, the business models, the governmental strategies and last but not least the legal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession: The Marshall Trilogy Cases book cover

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Marshall Trilogy Cases, 1st Edition

    By George D Pappas

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans. These cases, Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823),…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights: Negotiating Agency and Victimhood book cover

    Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

  • The Latin American Casebook: Courts, Constitutions, and Rights book cover

    The Latin American Casebook

    Courts, Constitutions, and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan F. Gonzalez-Bertomeu, Roberto Gargarella

    Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in public and political discussions. This casebook takes account of this phenomenon, by offering a rigorous and up-to-date discussion of constitutional…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

  • Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice book cover

    Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Turner

    The field of transitional justice has expanded rapidly since the term first emerged in the late 1990s. Its intellectual development has, however, tended to follow practice rather than drive it. Addressing this gap, Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice pursues a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Transitional Justice

  • Fragile Migration Rights: Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia book cover

    Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Light

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Missing Persons: A handbook of research book cover

    Missing Persons

    A handbook of research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Shalev Greene, Llian Alys

    A missing person is an individual whose whereabouts are unknown and where there is some concern for his or her wellbeing. In the UK, around 250,000 people are reported missing every year, with the majority being children under the age of 18. Despite the fact that missing persons are a social…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn': Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism book cover

    Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law book cover

    Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can law’s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?  This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory.  Moving beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05

  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective book cover

    Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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