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  • Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    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, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Adriana Cavarero

    Resistance and the Voice of Law, 1st Edition

    By Elisabetta R. Bertolino

    Critical legal scholars have made us aware that law is made up not only of rules but also of language. But who speaks the language of law? And can one lawfully speak in one’s voice? For the Italian philosopher Adriana Cavarero, to answer these questions we must not separate who is speaking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Controlling Urban Events

    Law, Ethics and the Material, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pavoni

    How does order emerge out of the multiplicity of bodies, objects, ideas and practices that constitute the urban? This book explores the relation between space, law and control in the contemporary city – and particularly in the context of urban ‘mega events’ – through a combined geographical and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law and the Dead

    Technology, Relations and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Trabsky

    The governance of the dead in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries gave rise to a new arrangement of thanato-politics in the West. Legal, medical and bureaucratic institutions developed innovative technologies for managing the dead, maximising their efficacy and exploiting their vitality. Law…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Towards A Jurisprudence of State Communism

    Law and the Failure of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Cercel

    More than twenty-five years after the collapse of the Socialist bloc, the nature of the regimes in Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1989 continues to evade the attempts of political theorists and scholars of post-communism to define and classify them. Drawing on philosophical inquiry,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes

    Forms, Functions, Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Joel I. Colón-Ríos

    This book examines the interstices among statutory enactment, constitutional convention and  formal constitution in which quasi-constitutionality exists. It provides a focal resource that can serve as a point of reference for scholars interested in quasi-constitutionality as a whole, from…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety are secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Revival: Law in the Modern State (1921)

    1st Edition

    By Leon Duguit

    It is perhaps worth explaining why there is a special importance in the present development of the theory of the State. Law, like every social phenomenon, is subject to perpetual change; indeed any scientific study of law must necessarily involve an analysis of the evolution of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History, 1st Edition

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Feminism, Postfeminism and Legal Theory

    Beyond the Gendered Subject?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Gozdecka, Anne Macduff

    There is much debate about postfeminism, what it is, and its role in feminist politics. Whilst postfeminism has become increasingly influential in the study of literature, popular culture, and philosophy, it has so far received comparatively little attention in law. This book aims to remedy…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Too Many Lawyers?

    The future of the legal profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eyal Katvan, Carole Silver, Neta Ziv, Avrom Sherr

    The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    This volume addresses the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians, and sociologists from around the world – including the Americas, Australia, Europe, and the United Kingdom – it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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