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  1. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Chronotopes of Law

    Jurisdiction, Scale and Governance

    By Mariana Valverde

    Series: Social Justice

    This book develops a new framework for analyzing the spatio-temporal workings of law and other forms of governance. Chronotopes of Law: Jurisdiction, Scale and Governance argues that studies of law and governance can be reinvigorated by drawing on a bundle of quite heterogenous analytical...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Pirate Myth

    Genealogies of an Imperial Concept

    By Amedeo Policante

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    The image of the pirate is at once spectral and ubiquitous. It haunts the imagination of international legal scholars, diplomats and statesmen involved in the war on terror. It returns in the headlines of international newspapers as an untimely ‘security threat’. It materializes on the most...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Concept of the Civilian

    Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice

    By Claire Garbett

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    Published January 9th 2015 by Unknown

  6. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Families of the Missing

    A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice

    By Simon Robins

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Katja De Vries

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Approach examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, in order to outine the argument for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge