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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Legal and Political Challenges of Governing the Environment and Climate Change

    Ruling Nature

    By Gary Wickham, Jo-Ann Goodie

    The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that ‘the environment’ came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo firmly fixed its focus on this issue. In this book Wickham and Goodie tell the story of...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy

    Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process

    By Benjamin Farrand

    In this book, Benjamin Farrand employs an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal analysis with political theory to explore the development of copyright law in the EU. Farrand utilises Foucault’s concept of Networks of Power and Culpepper’s Quiet Politics to assess the adoption and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. New Democracies in Crisis?

    A Comparative Constitutional Study of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia

    By Paul Blokker

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book considers whether the potential of democracy following the end of the Cold War was diminished by technocratic, judicial control of politics in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe. It explores the complexities and drawbacks of modern constitutionalism by offering a...

    To Be Published August 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shifting Global Powers and International Law

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Rowena Maguire, Bridget Lewis, Charles Sampford

    Series: Challenges of Globalisation

    This book explores the impacts of global economic, political and cultural shifts on various international legal frameworks and legal norms. The economic growth of states throughout Asia, South and Central America and Africa is having a profound effect on the dynamics of international relations,...

    To Be Published August 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr....

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and principles of their interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses and principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention of courts and legislative bodies. This book critically...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past. Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge