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  • Law's Hermeneutics

    Other Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert, Fabien Girard

    Bringing together leading academics hailing from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law, that theory motivates and enables, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the pluralistic identity of the legal order. 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. It advances a distinctive approach to the plural ways in which legal…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Philosophy, Obligation and the Law

    Bentham’s Ontology of Normativity, 1st Edition

    By Piero Tarantino

    This book presents a comprehensive investigation of the notion of obligation in Bentham’s thought. For Bentham, obligation is a fictitious – namely linguistic – entity, whose import and truth lie in empirical perceptions of pain and pleasure, ‘real’ entities. This work explores Bentham’s…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Sensing Law

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Crime Fiction and the Law

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Femicide and the Law

    American Criminal Doctrines, 1st Edition

    By Hava Dayan

    This book explores femicide, and scrutinizes the three key American criminal doctrines usually applied in its cases: provocation; the felony murder rule; self-defence. The book also explores the influence of the American Model Penal Code, and proposes, connected to the various criminal doctrines…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller

      While the importance of consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Jurisprudence

    Themes and Concepts, 3rd Edition

    By Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis, Marco Goldoni

    Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts offers an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses. The book is presented in three parts: the first two contain general themes with corresponding tutorial questions, and the third contains advanced…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality

    In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen R. Arnold

    In the Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt famously argued that the stateless were so rightless, that it was better to be a criminal who at least had some rights and protections. In this book, Kathleen R. Arnold examines Arendt’s comparison in the context of post-1996 U.S. criminal and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Ashford, Nigel Duncan, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the United Kingdom to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Piercing the Corporate Veil in Latin American Jurisprudence

    A comparison with the Anglo-American method, 1st Edition

    By Jose Maria Lezcano

    This book is a comparative law study exploring the piercing of the corporate veil in Latin America within the context of the Anglo-American method. The piercing of the corporate veil is a remedy applied, in exceptional circumstances, to prevent and punish an inappropriate use of the corporate…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge

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