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New and Published Books

  1. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Order and Private Lives (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Law and Order

    By Michael Brake, Chris Hale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Public Order and Private Lives is a radical examination of the political forces which shaped the law and order debate in Britain at that time. The authors offer a significant and provoking analysis of Conservative policies on crime, showing that, ironically, they created...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Gender in Ireland

    The Quest for Political Agency

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Yvonne Galligan

    This book explores the relationship between women, the state and democratic politics in Ireland today. It highlights the conservatism of the political culture shared by all traditions on the island, and how this culture circumscribes women’s political agency in Northern Ireland and Ireland....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the European Union

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, John Occhipinti

    This book examines the role of agencies and agency-like bodies in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ).When the Maastricht Treaty entered into force on 1 November 1993, the institutional landscape of the so-called ‘Third Pillar’ looked significantly different than it does now....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Official Discourse (Routledge Revivals)

    On Discourse Analysis, Government Publications, Ideology and the State

    By Frank Burton, Pat Carlen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, Official Discourse is an unofficial report of theoretical investigations into a specific state of practice- the publication of reports of official inquiries into law, order and justice issues. The commissions, tribunals and committees of inquiry scrutinized in this book...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Women in the Judiciary

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw

    Does gender matter in judging? And if so, in what way? Why were there so few women judges only two or three decades ago, and why are there so many now in most countries of the Western world? How do women judges experience their work in a previously male-dominated environment? What are their...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Compromising on Justice

    Edited by Fabian Wendt

    When we compromise on justice, we accept or acquiesce to an arrangement that we judge to be unjust, or at least not fully just. Such arrangements are often described as constituting a ‘modus vivendi’. What reasons could we have to accept a modus vivendi, thereby compromising on justice? Given the...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge