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  • Law Unlimited

    By Margaret Davies

    This book engages with the traditional questions of legal theory but its analysis rests on the contention that ‘law’ is not confined to the state. Despite the increasing range of contemporary approaches to law, nearly all legal theory maintains the presumption that ‘the legal’ is essentially,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06 
    Social Justice

  • Law and the Passions

    A Discrete History

    By Julia Shaw

    Although the connection of law, passion and emotion has become an established focus in legal scholarship, the extent to which emotion has always been, and continues to be, a significant influence in informing legal reasoning, decision-making, decision-avoidance and legal judgment – rather than an…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 

  • Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism


    By Laura Scaife

    Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer- influencing the way…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • Spaces of Justice

    Peripheries, Passages, Appropriations

    Edited by Chris Butler, Edward Mussawir

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society

    A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism

    By Jiří Přibáň

    Sovereignty marks the boundary between politics and law. Highlighting the legal context of politics and the political context of law, it thus contributes to the internal dynamics of both political and legal systems. This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Diffusion of Law

    The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World

    By Sue Farran, James Gallen, Christa Rautenbach

    In considering diffusion from a global perspective, this book provides timely new insights into its application in a variety of fields and at many levels of both legal and non-legal orderings. This collection contributes to the wider theoretical debate concerning the movement of law and legal…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Juris Diversitas

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

    Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem

    By Ido Shahar

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intriguing institution, operating in an environment…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

    By Paula Gerber, Katie O'Byrne

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Legal Lexicography

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12 
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Mixed Legal Systems, East and West

    By Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mohamed Y. Mattar

    Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world’s legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Juris Diversitas

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, the relationship between social…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 

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