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  1. Human Genes and Neoliberal Governance

    A Foucauldian Critique

    By Antoinette Rouvroy

    Original and interdisciplinary, this is the first book to explore the relationship between a neoliberal mode of governance and the so-called genetic revolution. Looking at the knowledge-power relations in the post-genomic era and addressing the pressing issues of genetic privacy and discrimination...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Absent Environments

    Theorising Environmental Law and the City

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    Offering a novel, transdisciplinary approach to environmental law, its principles, mechanics and context, as tested in its application to the urban environment, this book traces the conceptual and material absence of communication between the human and the natural and controversially includes such...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Choice and Consent

    Feminist Engagements with Law and Subjectivity

    Edited by Rosemary Hunter, Sharon Cowan

    This current and timely volume presents new thinking and new directions in feminist legal scholarship. Rethinking key concepts in legal feminism, Cowan and Hunter provide a unique examination of key socio-legal concepts in law, jurisprudence and legal and political theory. Written by an...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Immigration and American Democracy

    Subverting the Rule of Law

    By Robert Koulish

    While the idea of immigration embodies America’s rhetorical commitment to democracy, recent immigration control policies also showcase abysmal failures in democratic practice. Immigration and American Democracy examines these failures in terms of state sovereignty, neoliberalism, and...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Racial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence

    Killing in the Name of Otherness

    Edited by Michel Prum, Bénédicte Deschamps, Marie-Claude Barbier

    With contributions by internationally recognized specialists, this book, a perfect complement to courses in criminology and hate crime, provides a key resource for understanding how racism and homophobia work to produce violence. Hate-motivated violence is now deemed a ‘serious national problem’ in...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies

    The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy

    By Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

    Series: Security and Governance

    Despite the increasing frequency of truth commissions, there has been little agreement as to their long-term impact on a state's political and social development. This book uses a multi-method approach to examine the impact of truth commissions on subsequent human rights protection and democratic...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Infanticide, serial killings, war, terrorism, abortion, honour killings, euthanasia, suicide bombings and genocide; all involve taking of life. Put most simply, all involve killing one or more other people. Yet cultural context influences heavily how one perceives all of these, and indeed, some...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Willan

  8. Levinas, Law, Politics

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides

    Emmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The Making of a European Constitution

    Judges and Law Beyond Constitutive Power

    By Michelle Everson, Julia Eisner

    An original and innovative recasting of constitutionalism, written by acknowledged experts in the field, this empirically grounded and theoretically informed volume addresses the strategies and philosophies that judges and lawyers bring to bear when creating European constitutional jurisprudence;...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Rules, Rubrics and Riches

    The Interrelations between Legal Reform and International Development

    By Shailaja Fennell

    Rules, Rubrics and Riches highlights the limitations of existing approaches to understanding the relationship of the law to the process of development. It interrogates neoclassical economic thinking that draws on the narrow rubric of self-interest to understand the acquisition of riches. It takes...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish