Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences and Solutions book cover

    Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Solving Social Problems

  • Law and Religion in Contemporary Society: Communities, Individualism and the State book cover

    Law and Religion in Contemporary Society

    Communities, Individualism and the State, 1st Edition

    By Peter W. Edge, Graham Harvey

    The relationship between law and religion has traditionally been analysed according to two basic paradigms. One has focused on the relationship between religious communities and the State (the Church/State paradigm), while the other has concentrated on the relationship between the State and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms: A Convergence in Laws book cover

    Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws, 1st Edition

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Justice as Friendship: A Theory of Law book cover

    Justice as Friendship

    A Theory of Law, 1st Edition

    By Seow Hon Tan

    This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia: Autonomous Sami Law book cover

    Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia

    Autonomous Sami Law, 1st Edition

    By Christina Allard, Susann Funderud Skogvang

    This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current stances in Sami Law research. In addition to chapters by well-known Scandinavian experts,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Juris Diversitas

  • Networking the Rule of Law: How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU book cover

    Networking the Rule of Law

    How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Dallara, Daniela Piana

    Judicial networks have proved effective in influencing recent judicial policies enacted by both old and new EU member states. However, this influence has not been standard. This volume seeks to improve our understanding of how networks function, as well as the extent they matter in the governance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Value Making in International Economic Law and Regulation: Alternative Possibilities book cover

    Value Making in International Economic Law and Regulation

    Alternative Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Donatella Alessandrini

    This book examines the contemporary production of economic value in today’s financial economies. Much of the regulatory response to the global financial crisis has been based on the assumption that curbing the speculative ‘excesses’ of the financial sphere is a necessary and sufficient condition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Controlling Capital: Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets book cover

    Controlling Capital

    Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Dorn

    Controlling Capital examines three pressing issues in financial market regulation: the contested status of public regulation, the emergence of ‘culture’ as a proposed modality of market governance, and the renewed ascendancy of private regulation. In the years immediately following the outbreak…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law book cover

    Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die book cover

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Law, Memory, Violence: Uncovering the Counter-Archive book cover

    Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Protest, Property and the Commons: Performances of Law and Resistance book cover

    Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of ‘social centres’, or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, poststructuralism and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Social Justice

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