Critical Concepts in Law

Critical Concepts in Law

The Routledge Major Works series are designed to meet research, reference and teaching needs. The Critical Concepts in Law series includes titles for many areas of the broad subject - with titles including Law and Development, International Law and Feminist Legal Studies, to name but a few in this far reaching series. Over the course of the year the series is set to see a number of new additions.

  • International Criminal Law

    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Florian Jeßberger, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé

    In 1993, the United Nations Security Council set up an ad hoc tribunal to bring to trial those accused of the worst breaches of humanitarian law in the war-torn former Yugoslavia, thus setting in motion a process which has significantly raised the profile and importance of international criminal…

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  • Transitional Justice

    Edited by Kieran Mcevoy, Louise Mallinder

    Scholars and practitioners working in ‘transitional justice’ are concerned with remedies of accountability and redress in the aftermath of conflict and state repression. Transitional justice, it is argued, provides recognition of the rights of victims, promotes civic trust, and strengthens the…

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  • Property

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    The editor of this new Routledge collection reminds us that ‘property is one of the most unassailable concepts of modern Western legal systems’. The need for individuals and companies to be able to control and manipulate property—including, among other things, rights in land, objects, patents, and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-10
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  • Law and Society

    Edited by David Cowan, Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler

    The thriving and well-established field of Law and Society (also referred to as Sociolegal Studies) has diverse methodological influences; it draws on social-scientific and arts-based methods. The approach of scholars researching and teaching in the field often crosses disciplinary borders, but,…

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  • Gender & International Law

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to…

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  • Law and Development

    Edited by Julio Faundez

    Law and Development emerged in the United States in the 1960s and rapidly spread throughout the world. Its intellectual origins can be traced back to the boundless confidence of some American legal academics about the possibilities of achieving democratic change in developing countries through…

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  • Critical Legal Theory

    Edited by Costas Douzinas, Colin Perrin

    Critical Legal Theory has conventionally been traced to the social, political, and philosophical movements of the 1960s and, before that, to the early-twentieth-century ‘realist’ critique of modern jurisprudence. In truth, however, its origins go back to classical and pre-modern thought, and to…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
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  • International Law

    Edited by Joseph Weiler, Alan T. Nissel

    This Critical Concepts series (a Routledge Major Work) is an anthology of influential works on international law. The collection covers the principal facets of both classical and contemporary international law. In making their selection, J.H.H. Weiler and Alan T. Nissel consulted with a wide range…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01
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  • Law and Institutions of Modern China

    Edited by Sanzhu Zhu

    In the past three decades, the Chinese legal system has undergone a substantial transformation, reflecting the economic, social, culture, administrative, and political changes taking place in China. Compared with the situation in the early 1950s when the newly established People’s Republic of China…

    Hardback – 2011-06-17
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  • International Economic Law

    Edited by Asif H. Qureshi, Xuan Gao

    The legal foundations of the international economy—which underpin both the actions of sovereign states, as well as the conduct of individuals and business entities engaged in cross-border transactions—are now more than ever a crucial site for scholarly exploration. Indeed, with the growing impact…

    Hardback – 2010-07-14
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  • Feminist Legal Studies

    Edited by Joanne Conaghan

    A close engagement with law has long been a core dimension of feminist activism. However, it is only since the late twentieth century that a distinct and vital body of academic literature addressing the nature, effects, and limits of that engagement has emerged. In particular, from the 1980s…

    Hardback – 2009-01-08
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  • Law and Economics

    Edited by Nicholas Mercuro

    Edited and introduced by a leading academic in the field, this is a new Routledge Major Work in the Critical Concepts in Law series. Law and Economics is a five-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research on the application of economic theory - primarily microeconomics and the basic…

    Hardback – 2007-08-30
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  • Intellectual Property Rights

    Edited by David Vaver

    Countries with innovative local industries almost invariably have laws to foster innovation by regulating the copying of inventions, identifying symbols and creative expressions. These laws encompass four separate and distinct types of intangible property – patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade…

    Hardback – 2005-12-15
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