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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Justice Reform and Development

    Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries

    By Linn A. Hammergren

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This book explores the objectives pursued in donor programs, the methods used to advance them, and the underlying assumptions and strategies. It emphasizes the unexpected and sometimes unpleasant consequences of ignoring not only political and societal constraints but also advances in our technical...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Legal Histories of the British Empire

    Laws, Engagements and Legacies

    Edited by Shaunnagh Dorsett, John McLaren

    This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the role played by law(s) in the British Empire. Using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, the authors provide in-depth analyses which shine new light on the role of law in creating the people and places of the British Empire. Ranging...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism marshals empirical data and ethnographic detail to challenge such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognised as...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Studies of Law

    Edited by Cristyn Davies, Sara L. Knox

    This edited collection is a cultural analysis of how law is shaped into procedure and principle by the conditions of everyday life. Law is constitutive of culture just as culture and cultural analyses shape, resist and interrogate legal regulation, exception and norms. So too does law have a dual...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Birth of the European Individual

    Law, Security, Economy

    By Samuli Hurri

    This book examines the birth of the European individual as a juridical problem, focusing on legal case dossiers from the European Court of Justice as an electrifying laboratory for the study of law and society. Foucault’s story of the modern subject constitutes the book’s main theoretical...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    Edited by Charles Russo Jr

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of...

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The...

    To Be Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law

    An Introduction

    Edited by Christine Schwöbel

    Drawing on the critical legal tradition, the collection of international scholars gathered in this volume analyse the complicities and limitations of International Criminal Law. This area of law has recently experienced a significant surge in scholarship and public debate; individual criminal...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism

    By John Stanton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life....

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge