Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Sensing Law book cover

    Sensing Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl Hamilton, Diana Majury, Dawn Moore, Neil Sargent, Christiane Wilke

    A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Law and the Management of Disasters: The Challenge of Resilience book cover

    Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean: The Pluralistic Moment book cover

    Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean

    The Pluralistic Moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ferrari, James Toronto

    This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries, namely Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, and Palestine. In particular, the book, with an interdisciplinary approach, investigates the role…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Somali Piracy: A Criminological Perspective book cover

    Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Law book cover

    European Agencies and Risk Governance in EU Financial Market Law

    1st Edition

    By Paul Weismann

    The phenomenon of ‘agencification’ describes the EU legislator’s increasing establishment of European agencies to fulfil tasks in a variety of EU policies. The creation of these decentralised administrative entities raises a number of questions; for example, on the limits to such delegation of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Perspectives on Legal Education: Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures book cover

    Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Ashford, Nigel Duncan, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the United Kingdom to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Multilingual Law: A Framework for Analysis and Understanding book cover

    Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Colin D Robertson

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China book cover

    Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Neoliberal Legality: Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project book cover

    Neoliberal Legality

    Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Honor Brabazon

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas: A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China book cover

    Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China, 1st Edition

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Self-Constitution of European Society: Beyond EU politics, law and governance book cover

    Self-Constitution of European Society

    Beyond EU politics, law and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiří Přibáň

    Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

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