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  1. 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 3rd 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sovereignty and Liberty

    A Study of the Foundations of Power

    By Amnon Lev

    The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted that it was a condition of our liberty; that to assert ourselves as free, we would have...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Citizen’s Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics

    By Morgan Marietta

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Globalizing Human Rights

    Emerging Issues and Approaches

    Edited by Charles Anthony Smith

    This collection presents a comprehensive engagement of issues of human rights in an increasingly globalized world. As the role of the rule of law has moved beyond the confines of the state and beyond the interactions of states, how and when law protects human rights has become a central issue of...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The External Dimension of Justice and Home Affairs

    A Different Security Agenda for the European Union?

    Edited by Sarah Wolff, Nicole Wichmann, Gregory Mounier

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book proposes to cast some theoretical and empirical light upon the external dimension of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) which has become a priority in the European Union (EU)’s external relations. Counter-terrorism, visa policy, drug trafficking, organized crime or border controls have indeed...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge