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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Legal Histories of the British Empire

    Laws, Engagements and Legacies

    Edited by Shaunnagh Dorsett, John McLaren

    This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the role played by law(s) in the British Empire. Using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, the authors provide in-depth analyses which shine new light on the role of law in creating the people and places of the British Empire. Ranging...

    To Be Published August 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This volume brings historical analysis to bear on the issue of gender and the law, covering themes ranging from gender in the legal profession, family law, and the intersections of law, politics, and public policy, to provide a comprehensive overview of European women's legal history and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can law’s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice? This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory. Moving beyond the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 the intervention of by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brännström, 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 September 14th 2015 by Routledge