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  • Backstage Practices of Transnational Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lianne J.M. 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 – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law, Cinema, and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters

    A Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hazel J. Hartley

    First published in 2001. This book provides a socio-legal analysis of disasters by setting out two sport and leisure disasters (the 1989 Hillsborough and Marchioness disasters) and considering them in their broader legal/political/economic and policy contexts. It bases the analysis on in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Balkans on Trial

    Justice vs. Realpolitik, 1st Edition

    By Carole Hodge

    This book assesses the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia’s (ICTY) legacy and examines the conflicting intersection of law and politics in the search for justice, both thematically and through close analysis of some of the major trials. It analyses the related case brought…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Contested Property Claims

    What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager, Mikkel Thorup

    Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity when conflict over property erupts. When social actors…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal, and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates, 2nd Edition

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    Now in its second edition, Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates provides a valuable overview of this fast-paced and growing area of law. As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere, Tatiana A. Alfonso Sierra

    An understanding of law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of "rule of law" which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

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