Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human book cover

    Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Law, Science and Society

  • Criminal Accusation: Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices book cover

    Criminal Accusation

    Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices, 1st Edition

    By George Pavlich

    Accusing someone of committing a crime arrests everyday social relations and unfurls processes that decide on who to admit to criminal justice networks. Accusation demarcates specific subjects as the criminally accused, who then face courtroom trials, and possible punishment. It inaugurates a crime…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy: Street Trade and the Law book cover

    Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Human Rights and Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa E. Munro

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation book cover

    Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • Human Rights-Based Change: The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights book cover

    Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • 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

  • 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
    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

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