Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry: Building legal foundations for a new agriculture book cover

    International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity book cover

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    How human rights principles, like the right to gender identity, freedom, integrity and equality, respond to the concerns of different groups of adults and children who experience gender harm due to the binary conception of sexuality and gender identity is the overall theme of this book. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription: Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: how shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation: Futurity, Alterity, Power book cover

    Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges: Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina book cover

    Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges

    Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina, 1st Edition

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    It is estimated that 20,000 people were subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence during the 1992–1995 Bosnian war. Today, these men and women have been largely forgotten. Where are they now? To what extent do their experiences continue to affect and influence their lives, and the lives…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials: Lessons From Argentina book cover

    The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Rosario Figari Layus

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Corporate Power and Human Rights book cover

    Corporate Power and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manette Kaisershot, Nicholas Connolly

    There is ample evidence about the negative effects business activity of all types can have on the provision of human rights. Equally, there can be little doubt economic development, usually driven through business activity and trade, is necessary for any state to provide the institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human book cover

    Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Criminal Accusation: Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices book cover

    Criminal Accusation

    Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices, 1st Edition

    By George Pavlich

    Accusing someone of committing a crime arrests everyday social relations and unfurls processes that decide on who to admit to criminal justice networks. Accusation demarcates specific subjects as the criminally accused, who then face courtroom trials, and possible punishment. It inaugurates a crime…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy: Street Trade and the Law book cover

    Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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