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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Social Rights and Human Welfare

    By Hartley Dean

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Subject of Prostitution

    Sex Work, Law and Social Theory

    By Jane Scoular

    The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Exploitation in the Postcolony

    Blood Minerals

    By Mark Harris

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Exploitation in the Postcolony: Blood Minerals examines how the legal frameworks of the global economy position the inhabitants of the postcolonial south in a legal and moral position that facilitates economic exploitation, juridical regulation, and dominion over...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Postcolonial Capitalism

    Justice, Global Labour and Racial Violence

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rashne Limke

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Foregrounding the postcolonial context and racial subjugation – and thus suspending the thesis that the category of labour is universal – this collection examines the temporal and spatial trajectories of global capitalism. "Labour", Marx states in the Introduction to the Grundrisse, "seems a quite...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence

    By John D. Márquez

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Young People, Social Media and the Law

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brannstrom, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Indigeneity - Before and Beyond the Law

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    As both a local and global discourse, myriad expressions of indigeneity and multiple indigeneities are evident in both literature and law. This book is concerned with the contrasting juridical narratives of the coloniser and the colonised – specifically, of non-Indigenous and Indigenous law – and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – its atmospheres, modes of exclusion, self-organization and governance – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little attention in urban...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge