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  • Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization

    An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Keren Wang

    This book examines the subtle ways in which rhetorics of sacrifice have been re-appropriated into the workings of the global political economy in the 21st century. It presents an in-depth analysis of the ways in which ritual practices are deployed, under a diverse set of political and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of "post-truth" or "fake truth" can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Psychoanalysis, Law, and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Plinio Montagna, Adrienne Harris

    Psychoanalysis, Law, and Society explores the connections between psychoanalysis and law, arguing that these are required not only for conceptual or theoretical needs in both fields, but also for the vast range of practical implications and possibilities their association enables. The book is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Literature and Law

    1st Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    The fields of literature and law intersect in frequent, and often surprising ways. This clear and concise book offers an introduction to the area, covering the history, key thinkers and ideas as well as detailed and fascinating studies into areas such as evidence and truth, inheritance, sex,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of Legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Law and Politics of Inclusion

    From Rights to Practices of Disidentification, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Venditti

    On the one hand, inclusion constitutes a powerful framework of political agency, as people can gain access to forms of recognition granting legal protection and social visibility. On the other hand, inclusion requires their adherence to fixed matrices incorporating specific and limited forms of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

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