Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Human Rights and Drug Control: A New Perspective book cover

    Human Rights and Drug Control

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Bone

    This book uses a human rights perspective – developed philosophically, politically and legally - to change the way in which we think about drug control issues. The prohibitionist approach towards tackling the ‘drugs problem’ is not working. The laws and mentality that see drugs as the problem and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality book cover

    Propaganda and International Criminal Law

    From Cognition to Criminality, 1st Edition

    By Predrag Dojcinovic

    This book addresses the conceptual and evidentiary issues relating to the treatment of propaganda in international criminal law. Bringing together an interdisciplinary range of scholars, researchers and legal practitioners from Africa, Australia, Europe and the United States, the book provides an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space: The Making of the Regular City book cover

    Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Interactional Justice: The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty book cover

    Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores the accomplishment of loyalty by focusing on defence lawyers’ work in the emotionally and interactionally constraining situation of the criminal trial. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes and interviews with lawyers, this sociological study brings their…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors book cover

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Mair, Sean Patrick Donlan

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements, and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis book cover

    Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law, and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular state characterised by high levels of religiousity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe book cover

    Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the 20th century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition.  Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in a close…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in India book cover

    Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder Juss

    This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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