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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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 April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour by use of the somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’ by legal and legislative means, though remarkably public indecency remains a much under-researched aspect and period...

    To Be Published May 1st 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge