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  • Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay

    This book argues that deference to parallel jurisdiction in the development of ICL as a hybrid of major state traditions has impeded the development of a purpose-designed and principled international criminal jurisprudence. By exploring the manner in which the international criminal law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the different ways in which legal cultures work in a modern society. 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, and leads to a pluralistic identity of the legal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in Democratic Society

    By Elena Drymiotou

    While every constitution includes a provision over the right to equal protection of the laws, perhaps with different terminology, this book interprets this right in a new way. Theories of the right to equal protection of the laws as the right to anti-subordination are the most influential theories…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Proactive Counter-Terrorism Regulation

    A Critical Appraisal of Dynamic Global Governance

    By Nathanael Tilahun Ali

    Dynamic Counter-terrorism explores an emerging terrain where the global governance of terrorism is expanding. This terrain is that of proactive regulatory governance, which attempts to minimise vulnerability to terrorism pre-emptively by standardising and managing the day-to-day activities of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Law, Politics and the Gender Binary

    Edited by Petr Agha

    The distinction between male and female, or masculinity and femininity, has long been considered as foundational to society and the organization of its institutions. In the last decades, the massive literature on gender has challenged this discursive construction. Gender has been disassembled and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Time Out of Joint

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has taken centre stage in social theoretical and sociological debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. The way in which the experience, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics

    By Thomas J. Miceli

    Law and economics is the field of study devoted to understanding laws and legal institutions using the tools of economic theory. This growing subject has become a mainstream area of study in both law schools and economics departments and this book explores the ‘law and economics’ approach to some…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of ‘imperfect communities’ constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law reconceptualising legal theory in a material, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book is made up of original contributions authored by academics at the forefront of research in legal theory so provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

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