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Forthcoming Popular Culture & Law Books

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  1. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

    By Mark Tunick

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Social Media and the Law

    By Laura Scaife

    Billions of minutes a month are spent globally on social media. This raises not only serious legal issues, but also, has a clear impact on everyday commercial activity. This unique book is the first to consider the significant legal developments that have arisen due to social media. The author...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Informa Law from Routledge

  4. Genealogies of Legal Vision

    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Valérie Hayaert

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This collection focuses on the history of legal emblems and the genealogy of law’s visual structures. The growing interest in law and the visual has tended to focus in a somewhat lazy fashion upon film and law, rather than addressing the actual history of law’s regimes of visual control. But early...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can popular cultures offer law, as a basis for critical practice? This introduction to the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement takes up this question as it presents a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory. Moving beyond the ‘law ands’ (literature, humanities, culture,...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Law and the Passions

    A Discrete History

    By Julia Shaw

    Although the connection of law, passion and emotion has become an established focus in legal scholarship, the extent to which emotion has always been, and continues to be, a significant influence in informing legal reasoning, decision-making, decision-avoidance and legal judgment – rather than an...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Graphic Justice

    Intersections of Comics and Law

    By Thomas Giddens

    Establishing the medium of graphic fiction as a critical resource for interdisciplinary legal studies, this collection is the first to address the intersection of comics and law. Graphic fiction has gained enormous cultural capital and academic interest over recent years. Comics-inspired films fill...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Law and Enjoyment

    Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis

    By Daniel Hourigan

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book advocates, and develops, a critical account of the relationship between law and the largely neglected issue of ‘enjoyment’. Taking popular culture seriously – as a lived and meaningful basis for a wider understanding of law, beyond the strictures of legal institutions and professional...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Video Game Policy

    Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    Edited by Jennifer deWinter, Steven Conway

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    This book analyzes the effect of policy on the digital game complex: government, industry, corporations, distributors, players, and the like. Contributors argue that digital games are not created nor consumed outside of the complex power relationships that dictate the full production and...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

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