Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Popular Culture & Law Books

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Popular Culture & Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Creativity and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Chris Bilton

    Creativity has become a popular buzzword in contemporary cultural policy, yet the term remains poorly understood. In this collection, cultural policy specialists together with experts on psychology, creative enterprise and arts education, consider how ‘creativity’ is defined in a variety of...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Series: Social Justice

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Novel Judgements

    Legal Theory as Fiction

    By William P. MacNeil

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Novel Judgements is a book about nineteenth century Anglo-American law and literature. But by redefining law as legal theory, Novel judgements departs from ‘socio-legal’ studies of law and literature, often dated in their focus on past lawyering and court processes. This texts ‘theoretical turn’...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Revenge versus Legality

    Wild Justice from Balzac to Clint Eastwood and Abu Ghraib

    By Katherine Maynard, Jarod Kearney, James Guimond

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    In the wake of Guantanamo Bay, extraordinary renditions, and secret torture centres in Eastern Europe and elsewhere, Revenge versus Legality addresses the relationship between law and wild or vigilante justice; between the power to enforce retribution and the desire to seek revenge. Taking up a...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque

    Arabesques & Entanglements

    By Richard K Sherwin

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque explores the profound impact that visual digital technologies are having on the practice and theory of law. Today, lawyers, judges, and lay jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument. From videos documenting crimes and accidents...

    Published June 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. The Legality of Boxing

    A Punch Drunk Love?

    By Jack Anderson

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    The first book of its kind dedicated to an assessment of the legality of boxing, The Legality of Boxing: A Punch Drunk Love? assesses the legal response to prize fighting and undertakes a current analysis of the status of boxing in both criminal legal theory and practice. In this book, Anderson...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Comparative Media Law and Ethics

    By Tim Crook

    Providing practical and theoretical resources on media law and ethics for the United Kingdom and United States of America and referencing other legal jurisdictions such as France, Japan, India, China and Saudi Arabia, Comparative Media Law and Ethics is suitable for upper undergraduate and...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Law and the Media

    The Future of an Uneasy Relationship

    By Lieve Gies

    Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish