Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Corruption in Sport: Causes, Consequences, and Reform book cover

    Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law book cover

    China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer book cover

    Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    1st Edition

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Whilst corruption and organized crime have been widely researched, they have not yet been specifically linked to sport. Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer offers an original insight into this new research area. Adopting a psycho-social approach based mainly on Pierre Bourdieu's praxeology,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa book cover

    The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Zenker, Markus Virgil Hoehne

    Customary law and traditional authorities continue to play highly complex and contested roles in contemporary African states. Reversing the common preoccupation with studying the impact of the post/colonial state on customary regimes, this volume analyses how the interactions between state and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora: A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law book cover

    Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Law and the Modern State: (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts book cover

    Islam, Law and the Modern State

    (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Arif A. Jamal

    Within the global phenomenon of the (re)emergence of religion into issues of public debate, one of the most salient issues confronting contemporary Muslim societies is how to relate the legal and political heritage that developed in pre-modern Islamic polities to the political order of the modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    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 book surveys secondary literature on the biggest questions that have animated the field of Islamic law since its beginnings. It offers scholars and graduate students a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of research in a particular area.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt book cover

    Criminal Law and Precrime

    Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt, 1st Edition

    By Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar, Mark Doerksen

    In Philip K. Dick’s short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick’s allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Date Rape and Consent book cover

    Date Rape and Consent

    1st Edition

    By Mark Cowling

    First publisghed in 1998, this book Mark Cowling attempts to make sense of this massive discrepancy, much of which is now based on how 'date rape' is understood. After a review of the way rape is dealt with in Britain he examines the survey evidence. One major issue he identifies is that of the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Current Issues of UK Asylum Law and Policy book cover

    Current Issues of UK Asylum Law and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Nicholson, Patrick Twomey

    Published in 1998. This title brings together 18 essays by a selection of experts in the area of refugee and asylum law and policy. Each essay examines an issue of contemporary interest to those working in the refugee field in the UK. They have been selected from papers presented at a highly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media: Lessons from Nordic Approaches book cover

    Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media

    Lessons from Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi, Jukka Viljanen, Eiríkur Jónsson, Artūrs Kučs

    The Nordic countries are well known globally for their high human rights standards and, at the same time, high degree of internet freedom. This edited collection reveals how the Nordic countries have succeeded in the task of protecting freedom of expression in the new media. It contains an overview…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

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