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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book explores how human rights law impacts the formation of personal identity. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human dignity and their translation...

    To Be Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious

    Law, Literature and Culture

    By David Gurnham

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism...

    To Be Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women and Transitional Justice

    The Experience of Women as Participants

    Edited by Lisa Yarwood

    This book discusses the evolving principle of transitional justice in public international law and international relations from the female perspective at a time when the concept is increasingly recognised by the international community as an effective framework in which to negotiate and manage a...

    To Be Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. After Legal Equality

    Family, Sex, Kinship

    Edited by Robert Leckey

    Series: Social Justice

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mediating Human Rights

    Culture, Media and the Human Rights Act

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the...

    To Be Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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, as this book shows, and that appears surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Drawing on a wide range of sources - including Russian-language Soviet...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging

    By Sarah Keenan

    Series: Social Justice

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity, and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging,...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Democracy, Law and Religious Pluralism in Europe

    Secularism and Post-Secularism

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In contrast with the progressive dilution of religions predicted by traditional liberal and Marxist approaches, religions remain important for many people, even in Europe, the most secularised continent. In the context of increasingly culturally-diverse societies, this calls for a reinterpretation...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge