Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Truth, Intentionality and Evidence: Anthropological Approaches to Crime book cover

    Truth, Intentionality and Evidence

    Anthropological Approaches to Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yazid Ben Hounet, Deborah Puccio-Den

    This book provides an anthropological exploration of the ways in which crime is perceived and defined, focusing on notions of truth, intentionality, and evidence. The chapters contain rich ethnographic case studies drawn from work in the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico and Europe. A variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Third World Approaches to International Law: On Praxis and the Intellectual book cover

    Third World Approaches to International Law

    On Praxis and the Intellectual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Amar Bhatia, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Queering International Law: Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks book cover

    Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Md Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare: Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law book cover

    Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offerings generated over the past five years and (2) to provide chapters on important new substantive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond book cover

    Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa book cover

    Access to Justice and Human Security

    Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communities. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Lie Detection and the Law: Torture, Technology and Truth book cover

    Lie Detection and the Law

    Torture, Technology and Truth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Balmer

    This book develops a sociological account of lie detection practices and uses this to think about lying more generally. Bringing together insights from sociology, social history, socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS), it explores how torture and technology have been used to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles: The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights book cover

    International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cinzia Caporale, Ilja Richard Pavone

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 2005, marked a significant step towards the recognition of universal standards in the field of science and medicine. This book provides an overview of the ethical and legal developments which have occurred in the field of bioethics and human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges book cover

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

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