Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform book cover

    Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Memory and Genocide: On What Remains and the Possibility of Representation book cover

    Memory and Genocide

    On What Remains and the Possibility of Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fazil Moradi, Ralph Buchenhorst, Maria Six-Hohenbalken

    This book focuses on the ethical, aesthetic, and scholarly dimensions of how genocide-related works of art, documentary films, poetry and performance, museums and monuments, music, dance, image, law, memory narratives, spiritual bonds, and ruins are translated and take place as translations of acts…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Urban Contract: Community, Governance and Capitalism book cover

    The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century: Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm book cover

    Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years, criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered: The Wild Law Judgment Project book cover

    Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour: Implications for the Law book cover

    Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights book cover

    The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joshua C. Gellers

    Over the past 40 years, countries throughout the world have similarly adopted human rights related to environmental governance and protection in national constitutions. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, politics, history, resources, and wealth. This raises the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity? book cover

    Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: An International Perspective book cover

    Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Credit, Consumers and the Law: After the global storm book cover

    Credit, Consumers and the Law

    After the global storm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fairweather, Paul O'Shea, Ross Grantham

    Consumer law, particularly consumer credit law, is characterised by increasingly complex regulation in Western economies. Reacting to the Global Financial Crisis, governments in the UK, the EU, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have adopted new laws dealing with consumer credit,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Participatory Constitutional Change: The People as Amenders of the Constitution book cover

    Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    This book explores the recent trend of enhancing the role of the people in constitutional change. It traces the reasons underlying this tendency, the new ways in which it takes form, the possibilities of success and failure of such ventures as well as the risks and benefits it carries. To do so, it…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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