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  • Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    This book critically investigates modern international law – assessing the range of its ambitions and, crucially, its failings. Drawing upon the history of early modern political thought and contemporary critical theory, the book argues that modern international law needs to be understood as an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie

    The field of socio-legal studies is now both vast and complex. Through a socio-legal lens, law is considered in its relation to formal and informal systems, institutions, morality, justice, crime, culture, consciousness, and the social character of the rule of law. Drawing on a range of social…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    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 Politics of Adjudication

    1st Edition

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law as a Human Science

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    This book examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system. It examines the extent to which changing theories of the trial, the pursuit of new rights and a new politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the role played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. The work is articulated in two parts and is based on real cases. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • 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

  • Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement

    Global Perspectives On Illegal Enterprise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko

    This collection presents an analysis of illicit networks and discusses implications for law enforcement and crime prevention. The contributors draw on a range of methodologies and apply them to diverse international criminological settings, from illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific to 'money mule’…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit Bagu

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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