Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Law and Resistance: Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial book cover

    Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial, 1st Edition

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Regulating the Platform Economy: International perspectives on new forms of work book cover

    Regulating the Platform Economy

    International perspectives on new forms of work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella-Mendes

    This book examines novel and important issues relating to the emergence of new forms of work resulting from the introduction of disruptive technologies in the enterprises and the labour market, especially platform work.The first part of the book examines the platform economy and labour market, to…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Lawyers and the Proceeds of Crime: The Facilitation of Money Laundering and its Control book cover

    Lawyers and the Proceeds of Crime

    The Facilitation of Money Laundering and its Control, 1st Edition

    By Katie Benson

    The role played by legal professionals in the laundering of criminal proceeds generated by others has become a priority concern for authorities at a national and international level. This ground-breaking book presents an in-depth empirical analysis of the nature of lawyers’ involvement in the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Labour Law and the Gig Economy: Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes book cover

    Labour Law and the Gig Economy

    Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Hate Speech in Asia and Europe: Beyond Hate and Fear book cover

    Hate Speech in Asia and Europe

    Beyond Hate and Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myungkoo Kang, Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan, Wooja Kim, Philippa Hall

    This edited collection provides a timely review of the current state of hate speech research in Asia and Europe, through the comparative examples of Korea, Japan and France. Extending the study of hate speech studies beyond the largely western emphasis on European and US contexts dominant in the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law: The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason book cover

    Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant’s global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book argues that to understand the complexities of our current legal-institutional arrangements, we first need an insight into Kant’s global politics, and highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Law, Lawyers and Justice: Through Australian Lenses book cover

    Law, Lawyers and Justice

    Through Australian Lenses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim D Weinert, Karen Crawley, Kieran Tranter

    This book engages with the place of law and legality within Australia’s distinctive contribution to global televisual culture. Australian popular culture has created a lasting legacy – for good or bad – of representations of law, lawyers and justice ‘down-under.’ Within films and television of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Border Frictions: Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline book cover

    Border Frictions

    Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline, 1st Edition

    By Karine Cote-Boucher

    How did Canadian border officers come to think of themselves as a "police of the border"? This book tells the story of the shift to law enforcement in Canadian border control. From the 1990s onward, it traces the transformation of a customs organization into a border policing agency. Border…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Mediation and Popular Culture book cover

    Mediation and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Schulz

    This book examines mediation topics such as impartiality, self-determination and fair outcomes through popular culture lenses. Popular television shows and award-winning films are used as illustrative examples to illuminate under-represented mediation topics such as feelings and expert intuition,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Commoning the City: Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics book cover

    Commoning the City

    Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derya Özkan, Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç

    This collection seeks to expand the limits of current debates about urban commoning practices that imply a radical will to establish collaborative and solidarity networks based on anti-capitalist principles of economics, ecology and ethics. The chapters in this volume draw on case studies in a…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

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