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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is that there are complex sets of emotional dynamics which complicate the already contested terrain of social policy-making. Equality and diversity...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Series: Social Justice

    Protest, Property and the Commons: Performances of Law and Resistance examines the occupation of space as a mode of resistance. Drawing on the phenomena of social centres, as radical political communities that use the space of squatted, rented, or owned property, the book considers how such...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sexuality and the Politics of Rights in Southern Africa

    The Legacy of Venus Monstrosa

    By Oliver Phillips

    Exploring sexuality and what constitutes appropriate sexual behaviours in South Africa and Zimbabwe, this book views sexuality as an instrument of social regulation and traces the historical continuities between colonialism and current debates. The distinctly contrary ways that both countries have...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty addresses what happens in the institutions of law and medicine during periods of scientific uncertainty. The book paints an ethnographic portrait of the medico-legal system and its struggle to deal with a globally contested, environmental illness....

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    Cybercrime is a significant emerging area of both teaching and research in academic law. As technology develops, so do new opportunities for that technology to be exploited by criminals and as a result Cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law and the subject of...

    To Be Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Right to Silence

    Principle, Pragmatism and Policy Making

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Violence against Women

    By Nicole Westmarland

    There has been a recent surge in energy and commitment to end male violence against women in all its forms. This book usefully covers all of the main forms of violence against women in the UK, looking at it from a research, policy, and practice perspective. By bringing together work on violence...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The UK’s Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same-Sex) Act 2014 are important legal, social and historical landmarks. For, beyond their practical implications, same-sex relationship recognition throughout the western world has become a key site of political contestation rich in symbolic,...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge