Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Revival: Knowing Rights (2001): State Actors' Stories of Power, Identity and Morality book cover

    Revival: Knowing Rights (2001)

    State Actors' Stories of Power, Identity and Morality, 1st Edition

    By Trish Oberweis, Michael Musheno

    This book breaks new ground in interpreting how identity informs the judgements of State workers, as normative orientations coincide with identities and authority. At all levels, legal ordering becomes entangled with moral orientations and the micropolitics of identification, as workers interact…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Worlds Colliding (2001): Conservative Christians and the Law book cover

    Revival: Worlds Colliding (2001)

    Conservative Christians and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Rex J. Ahdar

    This title was first published in 2001. Worlds Colliding argues that the prevailing worldview held by those in positions of power in Western government sets the bounds for religious tolerance.  It explores the degree to which a modern liberal state will allow a counter-cultural community the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies book cover

    Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Motivating Ministers to Morality book cover

    Motivating Ministers to Morality

    1st Edition

    By Ian Holland

    Edited by Jenny Fleming

    This book discusses the most prominent subjects - and occasional victims - of the ethics debate: government ministers. Political ethics is a rapidly growing field in disciplines such as political science, philosophy, applied ethics and public policy and it has become a major topic in current…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime book cover

    Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Joshua D. Freilich, Moshe Addad

    Edited by Graeme Newman

    This title was first published in 2002: The issue of immigration and crime in all of its many contexts and forms, is a problem which affects numerous countries throughout the world. In many countries, immigrants have been accused of disproportionate involvement in crime while, in others, immigrants…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare book cover

    Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads: Education and the Legal Profession book cover

    Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Too Many Lawyers?: The future of the legal profession book cover

    Too Many Lawyers?

    The future of the legal profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eyal Katvan, Carole Silver, Neta Ziv, Avrom Sherr

    The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY book cover

    SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age book cover

    The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    This volume addresses the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians, and sociologists from around the world – including the Americas, Australia, Europe, and the United Kingdom – it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education: Raising Gender Awareness of Judges book cover

    Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Theorising Noncitizenship: Concepts, Debates and Challenges book cover

    Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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