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  • Postcolonial Capitalism

    Justice, Global Labour and Racial Violence

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rashne Limke

    Foregrounding the postcolonial context and racial subjugation – and thus suspending the thesis that the category of labour is universal – this collection examines the temporal and spatial trajectories of global capitalism. "Labour", Marx states in the Introduction to the Grundrisse, "seems a quite…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Daniel H Cole

    This Handbook serves as a unique resource for understanding how analytical frameworks developed within the literature assist in understanding the nature and management of commons resources.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Indigenous Peoples and the 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 – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Transitional and Transformative Justice

    Critical and International Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Evans

    This book engages the limits of transitional justice and, more specifically, the interface between transitional justice and the related concept of transformative justice. Challenging and developing the work of transitional justice scholars and practitioners, the book addresses both the limitations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Social Justice

  • Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy

    A Global Challenge

    By Harris Gleckman

    Multistakeholder governance is being proposed as the new way forward in global governance. For some in civil society and government, it is because they are frustrated with the lack of power of the UN system and multilateralism; for others, particularly in the corporate world, because they want a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 

  • 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 – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights 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

  • Redesigning the Global Seed Commons

    Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security

    By Christine Frison

    There is much current controversy over whether the rights to seeds or plant genetic resources should be owned by the private sector or be common property. This book addresses the legal and policy aspects of the multilateral seed management regime. First, it studies in detail the International…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Self-Determination, International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    A Right in Abeyance

    By Manuela Melandri

    The right to self-determination has played a crucial role in the process of assisting oppressed people to put an end to colonial domination. Outside of the decolonization context, however, its relevance and application has constantly been challenged and debated. This book examines the role played…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • 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

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