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  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organised around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Legal Approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Towards a Llewellyn’s Law-Jobs Approach

    By Adaeze Okoye

    From the late 20th Century, a catalogue of high profile disasters and controversies has drawn attention to the changing relationship between corporations and society. This is taking place against the context of globalisation and this change has become the driving force for demands that corporations…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, and as one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    The Haunted Mask

    By Thomas Giddens

    Law brings certainty to life. Its production of and reliance upon rational text as the predominant way of knowing about, and thus judicially managing, the world enables law to give practical and certain answers to difficult and complex moral, judicial and philosophical questions. But law’s…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • 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 – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Neoliberal Legality

    Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project

    Edited by Honor Brabazon

    Neoliberalism has been studied as a political ideology, an historical moment, an economic programme, an institutional model, and a totalising political project. Yet the role of law in the neoliberal story has been relatively neglected, and the idea of neoliberalism as a juridical project has yet to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Space Law

    Edited by Ram S. Jakhu, Paul Stephen Dempsey

    This handbook is a reference work providing a comprehensive, objective and comparative overview of Space Law. The global space economy reached $330 billion in 2015, with a growth rate of 9% vis-a-vis the previous year. Consequently, Space Law is changing and expanding expeditiously, especially at…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of re-written existing judgments and hypothetical judgments, that offer a ‘wild law’ perspective. The term ‘wild law’ names the specific challenges of aligning existing Western legal systems with Thomas Berry’s philosophy of Earth jurisprudence. Based upon ecocentric…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Maki-Petaja-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law

    Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation

    By Lee James McConnell

    The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected, not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena such as globalisation, privatisation and the proliferation of internal armed conflict…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

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