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  • Self-Constitution of European Society

    Beyond EU Politics, Law and Governance

    By Ji?í P?ibá?

    Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Religion as Empowerment

    Global Legal Perspectives

    By Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    Within the social sciences there is a clear and established link between good governance and legal empowerment. This volume contributes to this literature and shows how and why legal empowerment is conducive to people acting as fully-fledged legal subjects with regard to the rights stemming from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Capitalising on Punishment

    State Power, Gender and Women Who Kill

    By Anette Ballinger

    This volume draws on a wealth of primary source material, the vast majority of which has never been published before, to present a study of women reprieved of murder during the 20th Century. The research provides a stark illumination of the overwhelming power differences between the condemned and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Crime in Transnational Context

    Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. The increasing cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is one of the reasons why governments and the enforcement community have trouble in finding the proper responses. Law…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Sensing Law

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Irregular Migrants

    Policy, Politics, Motives and Everyday Lives

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Milena Chimienti

      A new era of international migration has been accompanied by increasingly restrictive immigration controls to manage migration to more developed countries. The consequence has been fewer routes to enter and/or stay in countries in a regularised way and as a result, an increase in the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Transitional Justice in Latin America

    The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability

    Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins

    This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The fate of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject, which also raises increasingly complex legal questions. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. It looks primarily at the laws in England and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge

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