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  • Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment

    A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Global Legal History

    A Comparative Law Perspective

    Edited by Joshua C. Tate, José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes, Andrés Botero Bernal

    This collection brings together a group of international legal historians to further scholarship in different areas of comparative and regional legal history. Authors are drawn from Europe, Asia, and the Americas to produce new insights into the relationship between law and society across time and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Imagining a Greater Justice

    Criminal Violence, Punishment, and Relational Healing

    By Samuel H. Pillsbury

    Criminal violence harms persons and relationships in ways that law cannot touch. In Imagining a Greater Justice, Pillsbury posits that we need a justice that is commensurate with the harm and wrong done, and one that comprehends how violence shatters survivors′ sense of trust and place in community…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    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 – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Judgement in the Victorian Age

    Edited by James R Gregory, Annika Bautz, Daniel Grey

    This volume concerns judges, judgment and judgmentalism. It studies the Victorians as judges across a range of important fields, including the legal and aesthetic spheres, and within literature. It examines how various specialist forms of judgment were conceived and operated, and how the propensity…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice:

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. To examine this historization and to expand the current scope of scholarship, this book brings together scholars from various fields, including law, history, sociology, and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Identity and the Law

    Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality

    By Barbara L. Graham

    Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality is an important resource for inquiry into the relationship between law and social identity in the contexts of race, sexuality and intersectionality in the United States. The book provides a systematic legal treatment of selected…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in Sierra Leone, 1787-2016

    The Long Struggle from the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Present

    By John Idriss Lahai

    This book offers an up-to-date, comprehensive interdisciplinary analyses of the multifaceted and evolving experiences of human rights in Sierra Leone between the years 1787 and 2016. It provides a balanced coverage of the local and international conditions that frame the socio-cultural, political…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    The Violent North

    By Anne-Marie Kilday

    Scotland has often been regarded throughout history as "the violent north", but how true is this statement? Does Scotland deserve to be defined thus, and upon what foundations is this definition based? This book examines the history of crime in Scotland, questioning the labelling of Scotland as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Law and Time

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

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