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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport

    Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives

    By Seema Patel

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society....

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Series: Social Justice

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Miiko Kumar, Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray

    The ‘culture of security’ ushered in after 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and – as exemplified by the Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden leaks – increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and national security. Beyond this counterterrorism and...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert Barsky

    This book addresses the challenges confronting undocumented immigrants and those charged with regulating their actions. Focusing on the personal narratives of undocumented people, it pursues an interdisciplinary and language-based approach to the study of how undocumented immigrants experience...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    Series: Transitional Justice

    After Violence examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example,...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    Series: Social Justice

    The role of State power in regulating the sexual field is generally understood. The way in which sexual discourses and practices have themselves moulded the State and its power, however, remains under-appreciated and under-theorized. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority analyses the...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge