Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary: Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy book cover

    Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Contested Property Claims: What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership book cover

    Contested Property Claims

    What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager, Mikkel Thorup

    Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity when conflict over property erupts. When social actors…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History book cover

    New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements book cover

    Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act book cover

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Resistance and Transitional Justice book cover

    Resistance and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Briony Jones, Julie Bernath

    Despite a more reflective concern over the past 20 years with marginalised voices, justice from below, power relations and the legitimacy of mechanisms and processes, scholarship on transitional justice has remained relatively silent on the question of ‘resistance’. In response, this book asks what…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Amnesties, Pardons and Transitional Justice: Spain's Pact of Forgetting book cover

    Amnesties, Pardons and Transitional Justice

    Spain's Pact of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Roldan Jimeno

    In a consolidated democracy, amnesties and pardons do not sit well with equality and a separation of powers; however, these measures have proved useful in extreme circumstances, such as transitions from dictatorships to democracies, as has occurred in Greece, Portugal and Spain. Focusing on Spain,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and legal perspectives book cover

    International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation book cover

    Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Law, Art and the Commons book cover

    Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking: Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology book cover

    A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law book cover

    Young People, Social Media and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

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