Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes book cover

    Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Sacred Law of Islam: A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System book cover

    The Sacred Law of Islam

    A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Hamid R. Kusha

    Islam’s Sacred Law is one of the most complex, detailed and comprehensive legal theories that Islam, as a Western religion, has produced in its capacity as a doctrine of social justice. However, few available texts have dealt with the treatment of women under the actual system of justice that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Renascent Pragmatism: Studies in Law and Social Science book cover

    Renascent Pragmatism

    Studies in Law and Social Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfonso Morales

    Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration of pragmatism as an important intellectual tradition and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Taking Space Seriously: Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel book cover

    Taking Space Seriously

    Law, Space and Society in Contemporary Israel, 1st Edition

    By Issachar Rosen-Zvi

    This perceptive study investigates the different ways in which the state deals with various social groups through the mechanisms of space. By means of case studies involving three social groups within Israel's multicultural society - the Sephardim, the Bedouin-Arab minority and the ultra-Orthodox…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Engendering Violence: Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood book cover

    Engendering Violence

    Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood, 1st Edition

    By Myra J. Hird

    Bringing together unique international research from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Europe, this book presents a detailed examination of the violence perpetrated by males and females within the context of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Based on illuminating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment book cover

    Earth Jurisprudence

    Private Property and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Peter D. Burdon

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Transformations of Policing book cover

    Transformations of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Alistair Henry

    Edited by David J. Smith

    Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt: Law, Politics, Theology book cover

    The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts: A Law and Politics Approach book cover

    EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy book cover

    Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    1st Edition

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities book cover

    Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime and Terrorism book cover

    Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime and Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Rob T. Guerette

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich

    Immigration and its consequences is a substantially contested subject with hugely differing viewpoints. While some contend that criminal participation by migrants is the result of environmental factors found in the host country that are beyond the control of migrants, others blame migrants for all…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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