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  1. Law and Irresponsibility

    On the Legitimation of Human Suffering

    By Scott Veitch

    Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life – from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships – it is understood that legal regulation plays a...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. The United States and the Security Council

    Collective Security since the Cold War

    By Brian Frederking

    This book describes the rules governing international security decision-making and examines the different understandings of collective security in the post-Cold War world. The post-Cold War world has largely been a struggle over which rules govern global security. Discussions and decisions...

    Published September 20th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Evgeny Pashukanis

    A Critical Reappraisal

    By Michael Head

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    A thorough examination of Pashukanis’ writings, this book is a significant contribution to a proper assessment of Pashukanis’ work, the value of his theoretical legacy and the contemporary relevance of Marxist legal theory. Interest in the best-known Soviet legal scholar, Evgeny Pashukanis, remains...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Human Rights Controversies

    The Impact of Legal Form

    By Luke McNamara

    Many countries confront similar human rights controversies, but, despite the claimed universality of human rights values they are not always resolved in the same way. Why? What role do local legal conditions play? Is human rights discourse more potent where rights are constitutionally entrenched,...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Nazi War Crimes, US Intelligence and Selective Prosecution at Nuremberg

    Controversies Regarding the Role of the Office of Strategic Services

    By Michael Salter

    Reviewing recently declassified CIA documents, this book provides a balanced but critical discussion of the contribution of American intelligence officials to the Nuremberg war crimes trials. Giving new details of how senior Nazi war criminals, such as SS General Karl Wolff, were provided with...

    Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Feminist Perspectives on Land Law

    Edited by Hilary Lim, Anne Bottomley

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    The first book to examine the critical area of land law from a feminist perspective, it provides an original and critical analysis of the gendered intersection between law and land; ranging land use and ownership in England and Wales to Botswana, Papua New Guinea and the Muslim world. The authors...

    Published March 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Sexuality and the Law

    Feminist Engagements

    Edited by Vanessa Munro, Carl Stychin

    ‘Rediscovering’ the peculiarity of feminist perspectives, rather than examining the broader range of gender-oriented analyses, in the area of legal regulation and sexuality, this edited collection avoids the ‘reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of ‘feminism unmodified’. With a substantial...

    Published March 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Human Rights and Empire

    The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism

    By Costas Douzinas

    Erudite and timely, this book is a key contribution to the renewal of radical theory and politics. Addressing the paradox of a contemporary humanitarianism that has abandoned politics in favour of combating evil, Douzinas, a leading scholar and author in the field of human rights and...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Judith Butler: Ethics, Law, Politics

    By Elena Loizidou

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    The first to use Judith Butler’s work as a reading of how the legal subject is formed, this book traces how Butler comes to the themes of ethics, law and politics analyzing their interrelation and explaining how they relate to Butler’s question of how people can have more liveable and viable lives....

    Published February 26th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Governance and Regulation in Social Life

    Essays in Honour of W.G. Carson

    Edited by Augustine Brannigan, George Pavlich

    Comprising fourteen articles by leading international contributors, including some of the most prominent socio-legal and criminological scholars working in the field, this volume is currently the only work available that critically examines W.G. Carson and his crucial influence in the turn towards...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish