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  • Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Transitional Justice Beyond Blueprints

    Ethnographies and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Garbett, Sari Wastell

    Advocates and practitioners of transitional justice have long sought to reach for a singular model that could anticipate how to co-ordinate, sequence and create complementarity between the raft of mechanisms and activities that fall under its banner. However, there has been surprisingly little…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    Within a variety of international environmental legal regimes – from international watercourses to oceans, from biodiversity to fisheries, from Antarctica to climate adaptation – a new legal and governance strategy is being widely adopted. Responding to hopes of arresting and reversing the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • The Extraterritoriality of Law

    History, Theory, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal, Ntina Tzouvala

    Questions of legal extraterritoriality figure prominently in scholarship on legal pluralism, transnational legal studies, international investment law, international human rights law, state responsibility under international law, and a large number of other areas. Yet many accounts of …

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples

    New Rights or Same Old Wrongs?, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Backstage Practices of Transnational Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lianne Boer, Sofia Stolk

    This book explores the 'backstage' of transnational legal practice by illuminating the routines and habits that are crucial to the field, yet rarely studied. Through innovative discussion of practices often considered trivial, the book encourages readers to conceptualise the ‘backstage’ as…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional and Transformative Justice

    Critical and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

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