Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Transitional Justice, Corporate Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights

    Lessons from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Laura García Martín

    This book explores the intersection of two emergent and vibrant fields of study in international human rights law: transitional justice and corporate accountability for human rights abuses. While both have received significant academic and political attention, the potential links between them…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • 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 – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Creating the Law

    State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Michael K. Romano, Todd A. Curry

    Written opinions are the primary means by which judges communicate with external actors. These opinions include the parties to the case itself, but also more broadly journalists, public officials, lawyers, other judges, and increasingly, the mass public. In Creating the Law, Michael K. Romano and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict

    The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Politicising and Policing Organised Crime

    1st Edition

    By Monique Mann

    The concept of ‘organised crime’ is constructed and mobilised by a milieu of complex factors and discourses including a politics of law and order, and international insecurity, combined with the vested interests and priorities of scholars, politicians, government officials, and policing authorities…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Gringo Injustice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    Despite the increase in public concern with crime and police violence in minority communities, racial profiling, victimization of people of Color and a powerful "Black Lives Matter" movement started in direct response to incidents of excessive police force, the victimization of Latinos has been…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Medical Use of Human Beings

    Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    Medical use of the human being can be described as the phenomenon of employing medical means to make use of humans individually and as a species. This is occurring on a vast scale across a diverse range of fields. Much of the time it is also very controversial. However, scholarly discourse has only…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie

    Drawing on a range of approaches from the social sciences and humanities, this handbook explores theoretical and empirical perspectives that address the articulation of law in society, and the social character of the rule of law.   The vast field of socio-legal studies provides multiple lenses…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law is…

    Hardback – 2019-08-18 
    Routledge
    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Reimagining the State

    Theoretical Challenges and Transformative Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davina Cooper, Nikita Dhawan, Janet Newman

    This book examines what value if any, the state has for the pursuit of progressive politics; and how it might need to be re-thought or reimagined to deliver transformative change. Is it possible to reimagine the state in ways that open up projects of political transformation? This interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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