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  1. Cultural Studies of Law

    Edited by Cristyn Davies, Sara L. Knox

    This edited collection is a cultural analysis of how law is shaped into procedure and principle by the conditions of everyday life. Law is constitutive of culture just as culture and cultural analyses shape, resist and interrogate legal regulation, exception and norms. So too does law have a dual...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Birth of the European Individual

    Law, Security, Economy

    By Samuli Hurri

    This book examines the birth of the European individual as a juridical problem, focusing on legal case dossiers from the European Court of Justice as an electrifying laboratory for the study of law and society. Foucault’s story of the modern subject constitutes the book’s main theoretical...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    Published May 6th 2014 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...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Justice Reform and Development

    Rethinking Donor Assistance to Developing and Transitional Countries

    By Linn A. Hammergren

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This book explores the objectives pursued in donor programs, the methods used to advance them, and the underlying assumptions and strategies. It emphasizes the unexpected and sometimes unpleasant consequences of ignoring not only political and societal constraints but also advances in our technical...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Elements of Genocide

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham

    Elements of Genocide provides an authoritative evaluation of the current perception of the crime, as it appears in the decisions of judicial authorities, the writings of the foremost academic experts in the field, and in the texts of Commission Reports. Genocide constitutes one of the most...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rights

    By Paul Johnson

    Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rights is the first book-length study of the Court’s jurisprudence in respect of sexual orientation. It provides a socio-legal analysis of the substantial number of decisions and judgments of the Strasbourg organs on the wide range of complaints brought...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge