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  • Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy - but has it?  Beginning with an overview of consent's role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine's inseparable association with personal …

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Law's Sacrifice

    Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • English Justice

    Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215, 1st Edition

    By Doris M. Stenton

    Originally published in 1965, English Justice between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter discusses the history of English justice in the period of the Norman Conquest, of the Angevin achievements, and of the contrasting reigns of Richard I and John. This book looks at this period in light of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

      After 1989, human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of ‘post-truth’ or ‘fake truth’ can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite the protection of religious liberty at both national and supranational levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize it –&…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Adriana Cavarero

    Resistance and the Voice of Law, 1st Edition

    By Elisabetta R. Bertolino

    Critical legal scholars have made us aware that law is made up not only of rules but also of language. But who speaks the language of law? And can one lawfully speak in one’s voice? For the Italian philosopher Adriana Cavarero, to answer these questions we must not separate who is speaking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

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