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  1. Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. New Critical Legal Thinking

    Law and the Political

    Edited by Matthew Stone, Illan rua Wall, Costas Douzinas

    New Critical Legal Thinking articulates the emergence of a stream of critical legal theory which is directly concerned with the relation between law and the political. The early critical legal studies claim that all law is politics is displaced with a different and more nuanced theoretical arsenal....

    Published March 13th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press

  5. Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe?

    Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies

    Edited by Kay Goodall, Margaret Malloch, Bill Munro

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    After the collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and disintegration of the Soviet Union, scholars focused on the problems of legal transitions within the newly emerging democracies. Two decades on, these states are in ‘post-transition’ conditions; having undergone and continuing to experience...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg

    By Julia Hornberger

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press