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  • Law's Practical Wisdom

    The Theory and Practice of Law Making in New Governance Structures in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Katerina Sideri

    This book develops a sociological understanding of law making in the European Union. In particular, the book focuses on the social function of law in new governance structures promoting decentralized and flexible procedures that encourage deliberation, participation of stakeholders, and public…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Relocating Sovereignty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Walker

    This volume brings together a collection of classic and contemporary texts which engage with the core problem of sovereignty from the perspective of various legal and law-related sub-disciplines: legal history and theory, constitutional law, international law and relations and EU law. Many of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Access to Justice and Human Security

    Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communities. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Postcolonialism and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Policy and Pragmatism in the Conflict of Laws

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Whincop, Mary Keyes, Richard A. Posner

    This title was first published in 2001. After languishing for decades in the domains of rigid doctrinalism and confusing theory, the conflict of laws is increasingly being recognized as an important area of law to a global community. To demonstrate its importance, Michael Whincop and Mary Keyes…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Dundes Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Children, Family and the State

    1st Edition

    By David William Archard

    This title was first published in 2003. This book critically examines the moral and political status of the child by a consideration of three interrelated questions: What rights if any does the child have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child do parents have? What rights over and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • From Positivism to Idealism

    A Study of the Moral Dimensions of Legality, 1st Edition

    By Sean Coyle

    Illuminating the idea of legality by a consideration of its moral nature, this book explores the emergence and development of two rival traditions of legal thought (those of 'positivism' and 'idealism') which together define the structure of modern juridical thought. In doing so, it consciously…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

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