Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies: Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina book cover

    Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Mcdermott

    Edited by William Schabas

    This book provides a timely critical overview of both the health and trajectory of international criminal law's continuing evolution. It represents a modest collective effort to introduce an element of legal realism or critical legal studies into the academic discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This book aims to augment the Ashgate series by taking stock of the current state of migration law literature. It also aims to sketch out the contours of its future long-term development, in what is now by all accounts a vastly expanded research agenda.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act: Republican Analysis of Citizen Power book cover

    Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias book cover

    Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    1st Edition

    By Caterina Nirta

    Although over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of gender studies, transgender has largely remained institutionalised as an ‘umbrella term’ that encapsulates all forms of gender understandings differing from what are thought to be gender norms. In both theoretical and medical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights book cover

    The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Border Security: Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice book cover

    Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Routledge Revivals: The Contentious Tithe (1976): The Tithe Problem and English Agriculture 1750-1850 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Contentious Tithe (1976)

    The Tithe Problem and English Agriculture 1750-1850, 1st Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    First published in 1976, this book studies the impact of a uniquely unpopular tax on English rural communities. It examines the tithe system during a period when it was subject to mounting attack from political economists, agricultural improvers and radicals alike. Professor Evans has made…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender: Strength through Diversity book cover

    Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Ethics, Law and Society: Volume I book cover

    Ethics, Law and Society

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Søren Holm

    Edited by Jennifer Gunning

    This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces written in response to specific ethical issues.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion: The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards book cover

    International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards, 1st Edition

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights book cover

    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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