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  1. Jurisprudence

    Themes and Concepts, 2nd Edition

    By Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis, Lindsay Farmer

    Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts offers an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses. The book is presented in three parts each of which contains General Themes, Advanced Topics, tutorial questions and guidance on further reading:...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Critical Legal Theory

    Edited by Costas Douzinas, Colin Perrin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    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...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

    By Catherine Kellogg

    Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida’s reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political categories and representations are always, in fact, partial and exclusive, among...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law investigates the notion of sovereignty from three different, but related perspectives: as a legal question in relation to the sovereign state, as a political question in relation to sovereign power, and as a metaphysical question in relation to sovereign self-knowledge....

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Law and Evil

    Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

    Edited by Ari Hirvonen, Janne Porttikivi

    Law and Evil opens, expands and deepens our understanding of the phenomenon of evil by addressing the theoretical relationship between this phenomenon and law. Hannah Arendt said 'the problem of evil will be the fundamental question of post-war intellectual life in Europe'. This statement is,...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. After Sovereignty

    On the Question of Political Beginnings

    Edited by Charles Barbour, George Pavlich

    After Sovereignty addresses the vexed question of sovereignty in contemporary social, political, and legal theory. The emergence, and now apparent implosion, of international capital exceeding the borders of known political entities, the continued expansion of a potentially endless 'War on Terror',...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Law

    By Andrew Neville Sharpe

    In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard’s ‘scapegoat’ and Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘stranger’, Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ‘the monster’ offers greater analytical precision and explanatory...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Events: The Force of International Law

    Edited by Fleur Johns, Richard Joyce, Sundhya Pahuja

    Events: The Force of International Law presents an analysis of international law, centred upon those historical and recent events in which international law has exerted, or acquired, its force. From Spanish colonization and the Peace of Westphalia, through the release of Nelson Mandela and the...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The Politics of Charity

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Shakespearean Genealogies of Power

    A Whispering of Nothing in Hamlet, Richard II, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, and The Winter’s Tale

    By Anselm Haverkamp

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Shakespearean Genealogies of Power proposes a new view on Shakespeare’s involvement with the legal sphere: as a visible space between the spheres of politics and law and well able to negotiate legal and political, even constitutional concerns, Shakespeare’s theatre opened up a new perspective on...

    Published October 8th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom
    By Stephen Connelly
    To Be Published February 15th 2015
  2. A Critical Introduction to Law, 4th Edition
    By Wade Mansell
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  3. International Development
    By Sundhya Pahuja
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  4. Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asian Law
    By Bui Ngoc Son
    To Be Published July 30th 2015
  5. Freedom, Autonomy and Privacy: Legal Personhood
    By Janice Richardson
    To Be Published August 29th 2015

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