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  • Law, Modernity, Postmodernity: Legal Change in the Contracting State book cover

    Law, Modernity, Postmodernity

    Legal Change in the Contracting State, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Edgeworth

    This title was first published in 2003. This book examines the interrelationship between the unravelling of the post-war welfare state and legal change. By reference to theorists of postmodernity such as Zygmunt Bauman, Scott Lash and John Urry, and David Harvey, the principal argument is that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law and Economics as Interdisciplinary Exchange: Philosophical, Methodological and Historical Perspectives book cover

    Law and Economics as Interdisciplinary Exchange

    Philosophical, Methodological and Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Péter Cserne, Magdalena Małecka

    Law and Economics is an established field of research and arguably one of the few examples of a successful interdisciplinary project. This book explores whether, or to what extent, that interdisciplinarity has indeed been a success. It provides insights on the foundations and methods, achievements…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve: Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom book cover

    Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve

    Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Ross Wolf, Carol Borland Jones

    Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve provides an in-depth comparison between volunteer policing in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and explores the shared past and similar—yet sometimes divergent—evolution of special constables, auxiliaries, and reserves. It discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations Explained book cover

    Building Regulations Explained

    7th Edition

    By London District Surveyors Association, John Stephenson

    Almost all buildings erected or altered in England and Wales must satisfy the requirements of the building regulations. This essential reference has been revised in line with new legislation up to January 2004, including important revisions to Parts B, E, H, J, L1, L2, and M and an outline of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Families, Imprisonment and Legitimacy: The Cost of Custodial Penalties book cover

    Families, Imprisonment and Legitimacy

    The Cost of Custodial Penalties, 1st Edition

    By Cara Jardine

    This book examines what it means to be a family within the restrictive, disruptive, and often distressing context of imprisonment. Drawing on original qualitative data, it looks beyond traditional models of the family to examine the question of which relationships matter to individuals affected by…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Justice and the Family

  • Women and Domestic Violence Law in India: A Quest for Justice book cover

    Women and Domestic Violence Law in India

    A Quest for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Shalu Nigam

    This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies. This volume:…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge India

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies: Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems? book cover

    Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies

    Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems?, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Brennan, Andy Phippen

    This book explores, through a children’s rights-based perspective, the emergence of a safeguarding dystopia in child online protection that has emerged from a tension between an over-reliance in technical solutions and a lack of understanding around code and algorithm capabilities. The text argues…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing book cover

    Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma K. Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K. Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

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