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  1. Competing Sovereignties

    By Richard Joyce

    Competing Sovereignties provides a critique of the concept of sovereignty in modernity in light of claims to determine the content of law at the international, national and local levels. In an argument that is illustrated through an analysis of debates over the control of intellectual property law...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Sovereignty between Politics and Law

    By Tanja E. Aalberts

    Series: New International Relations

    This book explores the interplay between sovereignty, politics and law through different conceptualizations of sovereignty. Despite developments such as European integration, globalization, and state failure, sovereignty proves to be a resilient institution in contemporary international politics....

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Concept of Injustice

    By Eric Heinze

    This book insists upon a re-thinking of Western theories of Justice. For 2500 years, philosophers have subordinated the concept of injustice to the concept of justice, as if injustice were only a secondary, derivative notion. This book summons literary classics, notably Shakespeare, to argue that...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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,...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Distributive Justice

    By Michael Allingham

    This book presents a critical appraisal of the main theories of distributive justice. It develops the view that all such theories, or at least all liberal theories, may be seen as expressions of laissez-faire with compensations for factors that they consider to be morally arbitrary. More precisely...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Socio-legality

    An Odyssey of Ideas and Context

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    This volume of Law in Context celebrates the work of current and former La Trobe University scholars who have made significant contributions to the development of socio-legal studies, including: Professor Christopher Arup on the relationship between business law and socio-legal studies;Professor...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Federation Press

  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...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press

  9. Islamophobia in the West

    Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes

    Edited by Marc Helbling

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the late 1980s, growing migration from countries with a Muslim cultural background, and increasing Islamic fundamentalism related to terrorist attacks in Western Europe and the US, have created a new research field investigating the way states and ordinary citizens react to these new...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy

    Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process

    By Benjamin Farrand

    In this book, Benjamin Farrand employs an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal analysis with political theory to explore the development of copyright law in the EU. Farrand utilises Foucault’s concept of Networks of Power and Culpepper’s Quiet Politics to assess the adoption and...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge