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Forthcoming Law & Courts Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published August 9th 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...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Legal Pluralism and Governance in South Asia and Diasporas

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Legal Pluralism and Governance in South Asia and the Diasporas contributes to the already heated debate about legal pluralism and the ontology of law by shifting the attention toward the relationship between what is treated as law and its impact on governance at the fora of dispute resolution. This...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Europeanization of Judicial Review

    By Nicola Corkin

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    The Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs and is, as this book shows, surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a wide range...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Legalism

    Edited by John Barnes, Thomas Burke, Malcolm Feeley

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Using the work of Robert A. Kagan’s intellectual contribution on the intensification of law, leading authorities in the study of the politics of regulation and litigation examine the consequences of the expansion and intensification of law, both in the United States and the rest of the world....

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Media, the Court, and the Misrepresentation

    The New Myth of the Court

    By Rorie L. Solberg, Eric N. Waltenburg

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    The Court’s decisions are interpreted and disseminated via the media. During this process, the media paints an image of the Court and its business. Like any artist, the media has license regarding what to cover and the amount of attention devoted to any aspect of the Court and its business. Some...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Supreme Court in a Separation of Powers System

    The Nation's Balance Wheel

    By Richard Pacelle

    The U.S. Supreme Court is not a unitary actor and it does not function in a vacuum. It is part of an integrated political system in which its decisions and doctrine must be viewed in a broader context. In some areas, the Court is the lead policy maker. In other areas, the Court assumes an...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sexploitation

    Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender

    By Michèle Alexandre

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Michèle Alexandre defines "sexploitation" as the perpetuation of myths and stereotypical notions regarding men and women in order to further an agenda of oppression and subordination in certain spheres of society. The most popular means through which this sexploitation is achieved is through a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge