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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Public Procurement Policy

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Appropriate laws and regulations are an essential tool to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result of this is that cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law. This book is designed for students studying...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Animals, Welfare and the Law

    Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment

    By Ian A. Robertson

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  9. Truth, Denial and Transition

    Northern Ireland and the Contested Past

    By Cheryl Lawther

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past makes a unique and timely contribution to the transitional justice field. In contrast to the focus on truth and those societies where truth recovery has been central to dealing with the aftermath of human rights violations,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Wild Law - In Practice

    Edited by Michelle Maloney, Peter Burdon

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge