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  • Judicial Elections in the 21st Century

    Edited by Chris W. Bonneau, Melinda Gann Hall

    Leading authorities present the latest cutting edge research on state judicial elections. Starting with recent transformations in the electoral landscape, including those brought about by U.S. Supreme Court rulings, this volume provides penetrating analyses of partisan, nonpartisan, and retention…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the U.S. drug…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Maki-Petaja-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Parliamentary Practices and the Nature of Constitutional Power

    Assembling the Leviathan

    Edited by Kristin Asdal, Bard Hobaek

    As institutions of law, parliaments are usually understood with reference to constitutional texts, and analysed as sites of speech and rhetoric, the material aspects of parliamentary politics are routinely overlooked. In response, this book considers how, in order to assemble and to enact its…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism in the Global Realm

    A Sociological Approach

    By Poul F. Kjaer

    This book develops a sociologically informed theory of constitutionalism in the global realm, addressing both national and transnational forms of constitutional ordering. The book begins with the argument that current approaches to constitutionalism remain tied to a state-based conception of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing

    On Drones, Counter-Insurgency, and Violence

    By Kyle Grayson

    The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality of targeted killing and whether the practice is effective at…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

    Edited by Pierpaolo Mudu, Sutapa Chattopadhyay

    This book offers a unique contribution, exploring how the intersections among migrants and radical squatter’s movements have evolved over past decades. The complexity and importance of squatting practices are analyzed from a bottom-up perspective, to demonstrate how the spaces of squatting can be…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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