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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Rights and Human Welfare

    By Hartley Dean

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

    By Mary McThomas

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Theoretically, the right to privacy is an individual’s right to space away from the public gaze to make life choices that are best for her or him, regardless of the beliefs of the majority. Yet the right to privacy in the United States has proven problematic for both political theorists and...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Making Crime Television

    Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast

    By Anita Lam

    This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As a unique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process, Making Crime Television:...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Subject of Prostitution

    Sex Work, Law and Social Theory

    By Jane Scoular

    The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Postcolonial Capitalism

    Justice, Global Labour and Racial Violence

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rashne Limke

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Foregrounding the postcolonial context and racial subjugation – and thus suspending the thesis that the category of labour is universal – this collection examines the temporal and spatial trajectories of global capitalism. "Labour", Marx states in the Introduction to the Grundrisse, "seems a quite...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge