Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joshua C. Gellers

    Over the past 40 years, countries throughout the world have similarly adopted human rights related to environmental governance and protection in national constitutions. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, politics, history, resources, and wealth. This raises the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary manifestations and future prospects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising it in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book consists of original contributions authored by prominent academics, all of whom provide a valuable overview of legal theory…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Contesting Femicide

    Feminism and the Power of Law Revisited, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Howe, Daniela Alaattinoğlu

    Focusing on femicide, this book provides a contemporary re-evaluation of Carol Smart’s innovative approach to the law question as first outlined in her ground-breaking book, Feminism and the Power of Law (Routledge 1989). Smart advocated turning to the legal domain not so much for demanding law…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Institutional Violence and Disability

    Punishing Conditions, 1st Edition

    By Kate Rossiter, Jen Rinaldi

    "This was several times with that damn cribbage board. I hate cribbage boards to this very day. They never beat us on the arms or legs or stuff, it was always on the bottom of the feet, I couldn't figure it out." Brian L., Huronia Regional Centre Survivor Over the past two decades, the public has…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet, Katrijn Vanhees

    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 – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Credit, Consumers and the Law

    After the global storm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fairweather, Paul O'Shea, Ross Grantham

    Consumer law, particularly consumer credit law, is characterised by increasingly complex regulation in Western economies. Reacting to the Global Financial Crisis, governments in the UK, the EU, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have adopted new laws dealing with consumer credit,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Participatory Constitutional Change

    The People as Amenders of the Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    This book explores the recent trend of enhancing the role of the people in constitutional change. It traces the reasons underlying this tendency, the new ways in which it takes form, the possibilities of success and failure of such ventures as well as the risks and benefits it carries. To do so, it…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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