Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law Products

  • Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law

    By Paul Babie

    Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Routledge International Handbook of Restorative Justice

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This up-to-date resource on restorative justice provides scholars, practitioners, students and policymakers from around the world with a comprehensive and authoritative review of original research in new and contested areas. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 

  • Law as a Human Science

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • The Problem of Hate Speech

    Its Social, Political, and Legal Dimensions

    By Alexander Brown

    This book takes a combined multidisciplinary and comparative approach to the contemporary problem of hate speech bringing together methodologies from sociology, media studies, political science, and law, and including both empirical analysis and theoretical argument. The primary focus is on the US…

    Paperback – 2018-07-28 

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the pluralistic identity of the legal order. It argues that the mutual reflexivity of the different ways society perceives law and law perceives society eclipses the unique formal identity of written law. It advances a distinctive approach to legal culture, particularly the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Law, Obligation, Community

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04 
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    By Natalie Oman

    This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past decade. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with the more recent…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 

  • Philosophy, Obligation and the Law

    Bentham’s Ontology of Normativity

    By Piero Tarantino

    This book presents a comprehensive investigation of the notion of obligation in Bentham’s thought. For Bentham, obligation is a fictitious – namely linguistic – entity, whose import and truth lie in empirical perceptions of pain and pleasure, ‘real’ entities. This work explores Bentham’s…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Knowledge Transmission

    By Stephen Wright

    Our knowledge of the world comes from various sources. But it is sometimes said that testimony, unlike other sources, transmits knowledge from one person to another. In this book, Stephen Wright investigates what the transmission of knowledge involves and the role the role that it should play in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalisation, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11 
    Juris Diversitas

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