Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Religion and Legal Pluralism book cover

    Religion and Legal Pluralism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    In recent years, there have been a number of concerns about the recognition of religious laws and the existence of religious courts and tribunals. There has also been the growing literature on legal pluralism which seeks to understand how more than one legal system can and should exist within one…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • The Fast and The Furious: Drivers, Speed Cameras and Control in a Risk Society book cover

    The Fast and The Furious: Drivers, Speed Cameras and Control in a Risk Society

    1st Edition

    By Helen Wells

    The Fast and The Furious: Drivers, Speed Cameras and Control in a Risk Society presents a sociological and criminological perspective critical to understanding the driver's role at the centre of road safety interventions. Such an approach is, it is argued, as crucial to an understanding of attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • The Ombudsman Enterprise and Administrative Justice book cover

    The Ombudsman Enterprise and Administrative Justice

    1st Edition

    By Trevor Buck, Richard Kirkham, Brian Thompson

    The statutory duty of public service ombudsmen (PSO) is to investigate claims of injustice caused by maladministration in the provision of public services. This book examines the modern role of the ombudsman within the overall emerging system of administrative justice and makes recommendations as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Community Resources: Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge book cover

    Community Resources

    Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Protection of traditional knowledge and resources is of critical concern not only to the groups involved but also to the international trading community for which these resources are of increasing economic importance. This work examines the concept of 'community', intellectual property models and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • The Limits of Bodily Integrity: Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective book cover

    The Limits of Bodily Integrity

    Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ruth A. Miller

    This volume argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. The author draws on rights literature, bio-political scholarship, and a gender-studies perspective as a foundation for rethinking the sovereign relationship. In approaching…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Creating Selves: Intellectual Property and the Narration of Culture book cover

    Creating Selves

    Intellectual Property and the Narration of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    The concept of creativity, together with concerns over access to creativity and knowledge, are currently the subject of international debate and unprecedented public attention, particularly in the context of international developments in intellectual property laws. Not only are there significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Punishment and Retribution book cover

    Punishment and Retribution

    1st Edition

    By Leo Zaibert

    Discussions of punishment typically assume that punishment is criminal punishment carried out by the State. Punishment is, however, a richer phenomenon and it occurs in many contexts. This book contains a general account of punishment which overcomes the difficulties of competing accounts.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Policing of Transnational Protest book cover

    The Policing of Transnational Protest

    1st Edition

    By Abby Peterson

    Edited by Donatella della Porta

    Having long been a neglected issue, the policing of protest began to attract considerable attention in the 1990s, climaxing in the events in Seattle of 1999. These protests and the changing political climate since September 11, 2001 mean that a new cycle of protest is challenging the concept of law…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Improving Health Care Safety and Quality: Reluctant Regulators book cover

    Improving Health Care Safety and Quality

    Reluctant Regulators, 1st Edition

    By Judith Healy

    Responding to the public concern caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analysing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • Affect and Legal Education: Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law book cover

    Affect and Legal Education

    Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review: Taking Jurisprudence Seriously book cover

    Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review

    Taking Jurisprudence Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Katayoun Baghai

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum book cover

    Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

    1st Edition

    By Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss

    This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they currently and will continue to face. Divided into three parts, the authors first explore the causality that generates displacement, examining climate change, illegal conflicts and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

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