Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    This book critically investigates modern international law – assessing the range of its ambitions and, crucially, its failings. Drawing upon the history of early modern political thought and contemporary critical theory, the book argues that modern international law needs to be understood as an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Reimagining the State

    The Challenge for Progressive Transformative Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davina Cooper, Nikita Dhawan, Janet Newman

    This book examines what value if any, the state has for the pursuit of progressive politics; and how it might need to be re-thought or reimagined to deliver transformative change. Is it possible to reimagine the state in ways that open up projects of political transformation? This interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla O'Regan

    Consent is everywhere. It regulates our relationships with social and political institutions, with one another, and even with our own bodies. The wide variety of issues that consent is assigned to adjudicate suggests that it means – and does – different things in different contexts. This stands in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie

    The field of socio-legal studies is now both vast and complex. Through a socio-legal lens, law is considered in its relation to formal and informal systems, institutions, morality, justice, crime, culture, consciousness, and the social character of the rule of law. Drawing on a range of social…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Gringo Injustice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    Despite the increase in public concern with crime and police violence in minority communities, racial profiling, victimization of people of Color and a powerful "Black Lives Matter" movement started in direct response to incidents of excessive police force, the victimization of Latinos has been…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    Drawing on ideas from Science and Technology Studies (STS), this books examine how the law and legal practices constitute addiction. It considers how law makes multiple versions of addiction possible and what these versions, in turn, do. In other words, it examines ‘addicting’ through law, and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Adjudication

    1st Edition

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law as a Human Science

    1st Edition

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    This book examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system. It examines the extent to which changing theories of the trial, the pursuit of new rights and a new politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lia Kent, Melissa Demian

    Transitional justice seeks to establish a break between the violent past and a peaceful, democratic future, and is based on compelling frameworks of resolution, rupture and transition. Bringing together contributions from the disciplines of law, history and anthropology, this comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the role played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. The work is articulated in two parts and is based on real cases. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

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