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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa

    Traditional or Transformative?

    By Patrick McAuslan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between...

    To Be Published December 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and 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...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    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...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    Cybercrime is a significant emerging area of both teaching and research in academic law. As technology develops, so do new opportunities for that technology to be exploited by criminals and as a result Cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law and the subject of...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge