Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Behind the Mask: Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry book cover

    Behind the Mask

    Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, 1st Edition

    By John Paterson

    This title was first published n 2000:  The most recent developments in occupational health and safety regulation in the UK’s offshore oil industry represent a departure from traditional legal forms. But how should they best be understood and what advantages do they offer over the previous…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Settlement Work: An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators book cover

    Making Settlement Work

    An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators, 1st Edition

    By Stacy Lee Burns

    This title was first published in 2000. The trend in the public courts and in the private sector toward resolving civil cases through mediation, as opposed to arbitration or trial, seems inescapable. This book documents the emergence of a burgeoning private dispute resolution industry utilizing the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-11-11
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  • 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 – 2019-11-11
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  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    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 – 2019-11-11
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  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Corruption in Commercial Enterprise: Law, Theory and Practice book cover

    Corruption in Commercial Enterprise

    Law, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Campbell, Nicholas Lord

    This edited collection analyses, from multiple disciplinary perspectives, the issue of corruption in commercial enterprise across different sectors and jurisdictions. Corruption is commonly recognised as a major ‘social bad’, and is seriously harmful to society, in terms of the functioning and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
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  • Debating – and Creating – Authority: The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649 book cover

    Debating – and Creating – Authority

    The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dale

    This title was first published in 2001. In the tight frame of its first twenty years, Massachusetts Bay dramatically altered its constitutional order from a theocracy to an oligarchy, led by magistrates who created their own authority and defined the limits on their almost unlimited power.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30
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  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise: Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services book cover

    From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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