Law: Socio-Legal Studies

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

    Propaganda and International Criminal Law

    From Cognition to Criminality, 1st Edition

    By Predrag Dojčinović

    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 – 2019-10-17
    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 – 2019-10-14
    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 – 2019-10-14
    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 religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to the complicated power relations surrounding the recognition and implementation of Indigenous Peoples’ rights at multiple scales. The adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 was heralded as the beginning…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • 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 twentieth-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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law book cover

    Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Bretscher

    This book examines the interpretation and application of the right to freedom of religion and belief of new minorities formed by recent migration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC).  New minorities are increasingly confronted with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Politics of Hate Speech Laws book cover

    The Politics of Hate Speech Laws

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown, Adriana Sinclair

    This book examines the complex relationship between politics and hate speech laws, domestic and international. How do political contexts shape understandings of what hate speech is and how to deal with it? Why do particular states enact hate speech laws and then apply, extend or reform them in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection, Automated Shopping Platforms and EU Law book cover

    Consumer Protection, Automated Shopping Platforms and EU Law

    1st Edition

    By Christiana N. Markou

    This book looks at two technological advancements in the area of e-commerce, which dramatically seem to change the way consumers shop online. In particular, they automate certain crucial tasks inherent in the ‘shopping’ activity, thereby relieving consumers of having to perform them. These are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Between Democracy and Law: The Amorality of Secession book cover

    Between Democracy and Law

    The Amorality of Secession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Closa, Costanza Margiotta, Giuseppe Martinico

    This volume purports to explore the legal and political issues triggered by the new wave of secessionism. More specifically, those issues concern the interplay between notions of democracy (and democratic ends and means) and law (and the rule of law and constitutionalism). Against this background,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Land Law in India book cover

    Land Law in India

    1st Edition

    By Astha Saxena

    This book is a critical study of the laws regulating landownership patterns. Land and land law are woven into the fabric of our society and are therefore integral to the substantive questions of equality and developmental ideologies of the state. This volume uncovers the socio-economic realities…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge India

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