Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris

    Despite the fact that the appropriation of land and resources of the so-called New World necessarily involved the dispossession and exploitation (and, sometimes, genocide) of the original inhabitants of colonized nations, it was not until the late twentieth century that Indigenous Peoples attained…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking

    Legally right or wrong – morally unjust

    By Ragnhild Sollund

    This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species. While the focus is on illegal trafficking, its wider aim is to discuss the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with laws and regulations. Drawing on the findings of empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Halfway to Freedom of Information

    The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China

    By Yongxi Chen

    A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating to Chinese citizens…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sexting and Revenge Pornography

    Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon

    By Jennifer Agate, Maggie Brennan, Jocelyn Ledward, Andy Phippen

    This book explores the cultural phenomena of sexting and revenge pornography – looking at motivations for such practices, behaviours exhibited, intentional and unintentional impacts that result from redistribution, fallout and harm to victims and the attempts to address the problem through…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • After the Judicial Revolution

    How Regime Politics Constituted and Constrained the Gleeson Court

    By Rebecca D. Gill, Jason Pierce

    Over the last thirty years, supreme courts across the common law world have been undergoing revolutionary changes in their roles and responsibilities and a concomitant global expansion of judicial power and politicization of courts. While much has been written about the events leading up to these,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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