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Forthcoming Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law Books

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  1. International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    Series: Critical Approaches to Law

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Freedom, Autonomy and Privacy

    Legal Personhood

    By Janice Richardson

    Legal Personhood draws upon contemporary feminist philosophy in order to consider the meaning of legal personhood, its relationship to human freedom and autonomy and its connection to what is classified as public and private. Contemporary feminist philosophy has much to say about the ways in which...

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asian Law

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Law as a Human Science

    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...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Law, Place and Maps

    Balancing Protection and Exclusion

    By Antonia Layard

    Law, Place & Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion analyse law’s distinctively normative contribution to place-making. In an original, cross-disciplinary, analysis drawing on scholarship in law, geography, philosophy and politics, Antonia Layard considers how, both formally and formally, law...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law Unlimited

    By Margaret Davies

    Series: Social Justice

    This book engages with the traditional questions of legal theory but its analysis rests on the contention that ‘law’ is not confined to the state. Despite the increasing range of contemporary approaches to law, nearly all legal theory maintains the presumption that ‘the legal’ is essentially,...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Strange Gods

    Legal Theology in a Modern Age

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge-Cavendish

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