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  • Law and the Passions

    Why Emotion Matters for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Julia Shaw

    Engaging with the underlying social context in which emotions are a motivational force, Law and the Passions provides a uniquely inclusive commentary on the significance and influence of emotions in the history and continuing development of legal judgment, policy formation, legal practice and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Adjudication

    1st Edition

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law as a Human Science

    1st Edition

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Jaya Sagade, Christine Forster

    This book focuses on women’s human rights in India. Drawing on case studies, it provides a clear overview of the key sources of gender and rights in the country. Further, it contextualizes women’s rights at the critical intersection of caste, religion, and class, and analyses barriers to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the role played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. The work is articulated in two parts. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts are constructed within the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lia Kent, Melissa Demian

    Transitional justice seeks to establish a break between the violent past and a peaceful, democratic future, and is based on compelling frameworks of resolution, rupture and transition. Bringing together contributions from the disciplines of law, history and anthropology, this comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Changing Narratives of Youth Crime

    From Social Causes to Threats to the Social, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Dollinger

    In recent years, Western societies have experienced a fundamental transformation in the way crime is understood and dealt with. Against the backdrop of a current great interest in narratives in criminology, this book draws on a narrative perspective to explore this transformation. Drawing on data…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement

    Global Perspectives On Illegal Enterprise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko

    This collection presents an analysis of illicit networks and discusses implications for law enforcement and crime prevention. The contributors draw on a range of methodologies and apply them to diverse international criminological settings, from illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific to 'money mule’…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and other drugs, and phenomena such as family violence. Such practices exacerbate, sustain and stabilise ‘addicted’ realities, with a range of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy - but has it?  Beginning with an overview of consent's role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine's inseparable association with personal …

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge

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