Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review

    Taking Jurisprudence Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Katayoun Baghai

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

    1st Edition

    By Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss

    This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they currently and will continue to face. Divided into three parts, the authors first explore the causality that generates displacement, examining climate change, illegal conflicts and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

    Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

    This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Stateless Law

    Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Asylum - A Right Denied

    A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helen O'Nions

    In recent decades, asylum has emerged as a highly politicized European issue. The term ’asylum seeker’ has suffered a negative perception and has been associated with notions of illegality and criminality in mainstream media. These misconceptions have been supported by politicians as a distraction…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Subject of Prostitution

    Sex Work, Law and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Jane Scoular

    The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Legal Lexicography

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Sovereignty in Post-Sovereign Society

    A Systems Theory of European Constitutionalism, 1st Edition

    By Jiří Přibáň

    Sovereignty marks the boundary between politics and law. Highlighting the legal context of politics and the political context of law, it thus contributes to the internal dynamics of both political and legal systems. This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Diffusion of Law

    The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World, 1st Edition

    By Sue Farran, James Gallen, Christa Rautenbach

    In considering diffusion from a global perspective, this book provides timely new insights into its application in a variety of fields and at many levels of both legal and non-legal orderings. This collection contributes to the wider theoretical debate concerning the movement of law and legal…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

    Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem, 1st Edition

    By Ido Shahar

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intriguing institution, operating in an environment…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Paula Gerber, Katie O'Byrne

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

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