Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justice book cover

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry F. Fradella, Jennifer M. Sumner

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)Justice covers a wide range of legal issues associated with sexuality, gender, reproduction, and identity. These are critical and sensitive issues that law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals need to understand. The book synthesizes the literature…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28
    Routledge

  • Animals, Welfare and the Law: Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment book cover

    Animals, Welfare and the Law

    Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Ian A. Robertson

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • A Critical Introduction to Law book cover

    A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell, Belinda Meteyard, Alan Thomson

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge

  • Nussbaum and Law book cover

    Nussbaum and Law

    1st Edition

    By Robin West

    The essays collected in this volume reflect the profound impact of Martha Nussbaum’s philosophical writings on law and legal scholarship. The capabilities approach that she has largely authored has influenced the approach scholars take to the law of disabilities, both in the United States and in…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Developmental and Life-course Criminological Theories book cover

    Developmental and Life-course Criminological Theories

    1st Edition

    By Tara Renae McGee, Paul Mazerolle

    The developmental and life-course perspective in criminology came to prominence during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s a number of theories were developed to explain offending behavior over the life-course. This volume brings together theoretical statements, empirical tests and debates of…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays in Theoretical Criminology

  • Equality and Non-Discrimination under International Law: Volume II book cover

    Equality and Non-Discrimination under International Law

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Farrior

    The principles of equality and non-discrimination lie at the heart of international human rights law. They are the only human rights explicitly included in the UN Charter and they appear at the beginning of virtually every major human rights instrument. This volume contains selected works by…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on International Human Rights

  • Migration Theory: Talking across Disciplines book cover

    Migration Theory

    Talking across Disciplines, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, James F. Hollifield

    During the last decade the issue of migration has increased in global prominence and has caused controversy among host countries around the world. To remedy the tendency of scholars to speak only to and from their own disciplinary perspective, this book brings together in a single volume essays…

    Paperback – 2014-08-25
    Routledge

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management book cover

    BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    2nd Edition

    By Loyita Worley

    Edited by Sarah Spells

    The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    By Peri Bearman

    Edited by Rudolph Peters

    This unparalleled Companion provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to Islamic law to all with an interest in this increasingly relevant and developing field. The volume presents classical Islamic law through a historiographical introduction to and analysis of Western scholarship, while…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • Challenges in International Human Rights Law: Volume III book cover

    Challenges in International Human Rights Law

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Menno T. Kamminga

    The main challenges within international human rights law are generally thought to be in the fields of transitional justice, non-state actors, terrorism, development, poverty and environmental degradation. This volume of articles not only covers these mainstream challenges but also a wider and more…

    Hardback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on International Human Rights

  • Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy: 5-Volume Set book cover

    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

    5-Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Crime and punishment are emotive issues which raise important and challenging questions. Can punishment be justified? If so, then what purpose does it have? Which practices best cohere with this purpose? These and many other questions are addressed by this series of five volumes which bring…

    Hardback – 2014-06-24
    Routledge
    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

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