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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years. As CAM develops alongside- and sometimes integrates- with conventional medicine, this handbook provides the first major overview of its regulation and...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of United States territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of US global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a "rendezvous" discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Diversity in Europe

    Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice

    Edited by Gideon Calder, Emanuela Ceva

    From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism

    By Andrej Zwitter

    This study examines two important questions regarding terrorism and political violence: which threats to human security constitute root causes for collective violence and which adequate responses for these root causes are available to the international community. The responses are examined on the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on human rights

    By Francesca Klug

    The year 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John of England at Runnymede. Yet 2015 will also see the British general election partly fought over the issue of disenchantment with international human rights norms in the UK. For the first time since it was...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crime Scenes

    Forensics and Aesthetics

    By Rebecca Scott Bray

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Focusing upon the representations that take place in law, forensic medicine, criminology and culture, Crime Scenes examines the ways in which knowledge about crime, death and the dead body is produced. Forensic and medico-legal practices are charged with ‘handling’ the dead (who cannot...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial is a comprehensive and original reference work setting out contemporary issues and theoretical aspects relating to postcolonialism, race and the law. The contributions examine juridical apparatuses as they operate in concert with economic and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge