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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on Human Rights

    By Francesca Klug

    The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. Yet in the year...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Series: Social Justice

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh

    By Juliet Rogers

    In Australia, the US, England, Scotland, Italy, France and in Egypt there have been repetitive calls to legislate against the practices of female circumcision described as female genital mutilation. But in western countries where anti-female genital mutilation legislation has been passed there has...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law

    Beyond Conflict of Laws

    Edited by Marjan Ajevski

    This book explores the effects of institutional fragmentation in international human rights law, by comparing the rights jurisprudence of three human rights courts and bodies, namely the European Court for Human Rights, the Inter-American Court for Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee....

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare

    Science, Law and Policy

    By John McEldowney, Wyn Grant, Graham Medley

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare draws on the research of scientists, lawyers, economists and political scientists to address the current and future regulatory problems posed by the issues of animal health and disease. Recent events such as the outbreak of mad cow disease,...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Transitional Justice Theories

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Disobedience

    Concept and Practice

    Edited by Elena Loizidou

    Disobedience has been practiced and considered since time immemorial. The aim of this edited collection is to explore the concept and practice of disobedience through the prism of contemporary ideas and events. Past writings on disobedience represented it as a largely political practice that...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge