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The Politics of Juridification offers a timely contribution to debates about how politics is being affected by the increasing relevance of judicial bodies to the daily administration of Western political communities. While most critical analyses portray juridification as a depoliticizing,…
Hardback – 2018-01-09
Law and Politics
Cultural defences, i.e. claims that certain aspects of a defendant’s cultural background should be taken into consideration by courts when adjudicating on their guilt or innocence, have been raised before domestic courts in a variety of jurisdictions. This has been a very sensitive and…
Hardback – 2018-01-02
In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…
Paperback – 2018-01-02
Routledge Humanitarian Studies
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Routledge and the Association of Law Teachers are delighted to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the Routledge/ALT Teaching with Technology Prize for 2018.
THE CLASSIC LEGAL TEXT FOR MEDIA PROFESSIONALS AND THEIR ADVISERS – NOW IN A NEW EDITION, WITH FOREWORD BY KEIR STARMER
An appreciation by Elizabeth Robson Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers and Phillip Taylor MBE, Head of Chambers and Reviews Editor, “The Barrister”
Congratulations to Dr Dug Cubie (University College Cork) and Dr Luke Moffett (Queen's University Belfast), who were presented with the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize at the ALT Conference in Portsmouth for their innovative project 'Arma3: Bringing the Battlefield into the Classroom,' which explores the challenges of International Humanitarian Law.
We spoke to Dr Dug Cubie and Dr Luke Moffett after the conference to discuss their project and their future plans.
Michael Hallett, is the lead author of, The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation. With his co-authors, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang and Grant Duwe, this this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history interviews of inmates and staff to explore the history, purpose, and functioning of the Inmate Minister program at Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola").
Author Q&A: Mark Klamberg
We recently caught up with one of our authors, Mark Klamberg, to discuss his title Power and Law in International Society and what inspired him to write this definitive monograph.
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Brianna Ascher commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Rebecca Brennan oversees the Law, Environment & Sustainability publishing programmes at Routledge and has specific responsibility for commissioning textbooks for the UK LLB and GDL markets. She is committed to channelling the very best in pedagogic practice to develop innovative and engaging textbooks that continue to meet the evolving needs of both lecturers and students. She is also dedicated to the expansion of the Routledge Law programme within the US and welcomes proposals from prospective authors based in North America, whether they be textbooks, edited collections, or single-authored monographs.
Katie Carpenter commissions research monographs, edited collections, and handbooks in law. The books on her list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles by more established authors which offer thought-provoking and often critical analyses. Key areas include: international law; human rights law; intellectual property law; finance and banking law; corporate law; and terrorism and the law, reflecting the current vitality and diversity of legal scholarship.
Amy Jones works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. She commissions books for lawyers specialising in Maritime, Transport, Environment and Energy law as well as non-legally trained professionals in the surrounding fields. Her key series include the Lloyd’s Shipping Law Series, the Maritime and Transport Law Library, the Lloyd’s Environment and Energy Law Series, and Lloyd’s Practical Shipping Guides. Whilst her books most commonly focus on English law, they will often be relevant to professionals practicing internationally and in other jurisdictions where that law is used.
Alison Kirk commissions in Law concentrating on research monographs, edited collections and original reference books. She manages a number of active series and focuses particularly on the following areas: comparative legal systems; constitutional law; criminal law, criminal justice and criminology; cultural diversity and law; election law; jurisprudence and philosophy of law; law and religion; law in Asia; legal ethics; legal history; medical law; migration and asylum law. If you have a book proposal or new project you would like to discuss, she would be delighted to hear from you.
Colin Perrin commissions books that aim to rethink conventional approaches to law and contemporary legal issues: books that address new objects or subjects of legal enquiry, and books that are innovative as well as scholarly and that inspire and provoke as well as inform. Titles on his list cover a range of globally relevant work in the fields of legal theory, law and society, and law and the humanities. His list also includes several series in topical areas such as Law, Justice, and Ecology; Transitional Justice; Law, Development, and Globalization; Law and Politics; Social Justice; Law, Science and Society; Law and the Postcolonial; Space, Materiality, and the Normative; and Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Siobhán Poole commissions LLM and upper-level textbooks for the UK and International markets. Siobhán also commissions research monographs, handbooks and edited collections in Law, key areas include: EU Law; International Commercial Law; IT and the Law of Emerging Technologies; Maritime Law; Energy and Natural Resources Law; International Environmental Law; Competition Law; Media Law; Employment Law; Discrimination Law; Legal Education; and Family and Social Welfare Law.