Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • The Transition of Religion to Culture in Law and Public Discourse book cover

    The Transition of Religion to Culture in Law and Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Lori G. Beaman

    This book explores the recent trend toward the transformation of religious symbols and practices into culture in Western democracies. Analyses of three legal cases involving religion in the public sphere are used to illuminate this trend: a municipal council chamber; a town hall; and town board…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Law, Lawyers and Justice: Through Australian Lenses book cover

    Law, Lawyers and Justice

    Through Australian Lenses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim D Weinert, Karen Crawley, Kieran Tranter

    This book engages with the place of law and legality within Australia’s distinctive contribution to global televisual culture. Australian popular culture has created a lasting legacy – for good or bad – of representations of law, lawyers and justice ‘down under’. Within films and television of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Labour Law and the Gig Economy: Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes book cover

    Labour Law and the Gig Economy

    Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Lawyers and the Proceeds of Crime: The Facilitation of Money Laundering and its Control book cover

    Lawyers and the Proceeds of Crime

    The Facilitation of Money Laundering and its Control, 1st Edition

    By Katie Benson

    The role played by legal professionals in the laundering of criminal proceeds generated by others has become a priority concern for authorities at national and international levels. This ground-breaking book presents an in-depth empirical analysis of the nature of lawyers’ involvement in the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Border Frictions: Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline book cover

    Border Frictions

    Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline, 1st Edition

    By Karine Côté-Boucher

    How did Canadian border officers come to think of themselves as a "police of the border"? This book tells the story of the shift to law enforcement in Canadian border control. From the 1990s onward, it traces the transformation of a customs organization into a border-policing agency. Border…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law: The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason book cover

    Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant's global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant's cosmopolitan thought for understanding the complexities of the contemporary political world. It adopts a double methodological strategy by…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law: Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse book cover

    Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Karen Petroski

    Contemporary legal reasoning has more in common with fictional discourse than we tend to realize. Through an examination of the U.S. Supreme Court’s written output during a recent landmark term, this book exposes many of the parallels between these two special kinds of language use. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror book cover

    Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference book cover

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Donlu D. Thayer

    We live in an increasingly pluralized world. This sociological reality has become the irreversible destiny of humankind. Even once religiously homogeneous societies are becoming increasingly diverse. Religious freedom is modernity’s most profound if sometimes forgotten answer to the resulting…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Analytical Criminology: Integrating Explanations of Crime and Deviant Behavior book cover

    Analytical Criminology

    Integrating Explanations of Crime and Deviant Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Karl-Dieter Opp

    There are more than 20 theories that explain crime. Each theory has weaknesses, and no scholar knows which theory is best. To remedy this unsatisfactory situation a new research program of comparative theory testing is proposed. Comparing the theories with each other has not yet been…

    Hardback – 2020-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • The Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures: Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges book cover

    The Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures

    Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Latham, Jean Mchale

    This book examines the ethical and regulatory debates surrounding the rise of the cosmetic procedures industry. In the past, cosmetic procedures were often seen as limited to a small number of wealthy older women. Today, such procedures have gone mainstream, partly facilitated by the rise of "…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

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