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  1. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights - Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the role and importance of customary law as the primary source of law for indigenous peoples all over the world. The book reviews the relationship between customary, positive and natural law from the time of Plato up to the present day. It examines its...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Migrant Rights at Work

    Law's precariousness at the intersection of migration and labour

    By Laurie Berg

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    This book examines the ways in which immigration law and enforcement reconfigure the relationships between migrant workers and employers, worsening working conditions by building coercion and uncertainty into them. Public debates about immigration and membership have intensified alongside developed...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty addresses what happens in the institutions of law and medicine during periods of scientific uncertainty. The book paints an ethnographic portrait of the medico-legal system and its struggle to deal with a globally contested, environmental illness....

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

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