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  • Spaces of Indigenous Justice

    Applying Theory to Practical Problems

    By Jennifer Hendry, Melissa L Tatum

    This book employs critical theory to investigate the different worldviews involved in an engagement with indigenous normativities, and to suggest practical solutions for overcoming the systemic inequalities between Indigenous and non-indigenous cultures. Drawing upon recent conceptualisations of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict

    A Critical Theory of International Law

    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 – 2018-08-31 

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet

    The field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’ is a complex one that benefits from an interdisciplinary perspective and a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach to indigenous peoples. This book draws on sociology of law, anthropology, political sciences and legal sciences in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples

    New Rights or Same Old Wrongs?

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    The adoption of the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was heralded as the beginning of a new era for Indigenous Peoples’ participation in global governance bodies, as well as for the realization of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and self-determination. The category of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Subject of Injustice

    Political Action, Law and Empowerment

    By Bethania Assy

    Normative and communitarian traditions define justice either as abstraction or as concretization, and in terms of either universal reason or of particular identity. In both cases, the archetypal morphology of the rule of law reproduces essentially the same representational schema, in which the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Placing International Law

    The Techniques of Jurisdiction

    By Fleur Johns, Shaun McVeigh, Sundhya Pahuja, Thomas Skouteris, Robert Wai

    This book how addresses how international law is ‘placed’ in the world. International lawyers have long acknowledged the significance of space and place to their work, often in a territorial register. As this book demonstrates, however, the repertoire of international legal techniques for…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Beyond Law and Development

    Resistance, Empowerment and Social Injustice

    Edited by Sam Adelman, Abdul Paliwala

    In a legal context, and primarily in relation to the now well-established field of ‘law and development’, this book takes up the need to think beyond development in order to address the global social injustices that inform the key problems facing the global South. These injustices comprise…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • The Limits of Law and Development

    Neoliberalism, Governance and Social Justice

    Edited by Sam Adelman, Abdul Paliwala

    As resistance mounts to the still dominant but clearly bankrupt ideology of neoliberal globalisation and the poverty, inequality and corruption that characterises it, this book explores contemporary understandings of the relationship between law, development and social injustice. In a legal context…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice

    By Zach Richards

    An important addition to socio-legal studies of administrative justice, this book explores the normative logics that twenty-first century public officials use to make their decisions. Engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice, it identifies what is different about twenty first…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than fifty leading cases. The book elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 

  • Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay, Joanna Chuah Hui Ying

    Commencing its search for a principled international criminal justice, this book argues that the Preamble to the Rome Statute requires a very different notion of justice than that which would be expected in domestic jurisdictions. This thinking necessitates theorising what international criminal…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence

    By John D. Márquez

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Law and the Postcolonial

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