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  • Sensing Law

    Edited by Sheryl Hamilton, Diana Majury, Dawn Moore, Neil Sargent, Christiane Wilke

    A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Foundations of the European Convention on Human Rights

    Sovereignty, Equality, Agency

    By Alain Zysset

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between legal theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory literature…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law and Broken Dialectic

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Alan Norrie’s Law and the Beautiful Soul (Routledge, 2005), Alan Norrie addresses the unresolved split between legal and ethical judgment. This split is seen as a product of the historical shaping of legal judgment, such that its abstraction and formalism both eschew ethical…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Spacing Law and Politics

    The Constitution and Representation of the Juridical

    By Leif Dahlberg

    Examining the inherent spatiality of law, both theoretically and as social practice, this book presents a genealogical account of the emergence and the development of the juridical. In an analysis that stretches from ancient Greece, through late antiquity and early modern and modern Europe, and on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law

    Raw Law

    By Irene Watson

    This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    The proposed volume is the first to address the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians and sociologists from around the world, including the Americas, Australia, Europe and the United…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Legal Order of the European Union

    The Institutional Role of the Court of Justice

    By Timothy Moorhead

    The objective of European integration serves as an ideal of the legal order of the European Union and invites reconsideration of law’s conceptual features. This book critically assesses the legal order of the European Union, focusing on the operative aspects of the Union constitution with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Kadi on Trial

    A Multifaceted Analysis of the Kadi Trial

    Edited by Matej Avbelj, Filippo Fontanelli, Giuseppe Martinico

    The judgment of the European Court of Justice concerning the Kadi case has raised substantive and procedural issues that have caught the attention of scholars from many disciplines including EU law, constitutional law, international law and jurisprudence. This book offers a comprehensive view of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Indigeneity: Before and Beyond the Law

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Examining contested notions of indigeneity, and the positioning of the Indigenous subject before and beyond the law, this book focuses upon the animation of indigeneities within textual imaginaries, both literary and juridical. Engaging the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Walter Benjamin, as well…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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