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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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

  2. A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place

    By Olivia Barr

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite the various ways in which the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought, questions of law, movement...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

    Lessons from the Balkans

    Edited by Martina Fischer, Olivera Simic

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Martina Fischer is Programme Director at the Berghof Foundation, Berlin; Olivera Simic is a Lecturer in Law at Griffith University, Brisbane...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Health and the National Health Service

    2nd Edition

    By John Carrier, Ian Kendall

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    The NHS came into existence in an atmosphere of conflict centred on the strong ideological commitment of the Post-war Labour Government and the opposition of the Conservative Party of that time to the idea of a universally available and centrally planned medical care service. There was also...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. The Judiciary and the Politics of Transition

    Police Brutality Cases in Chile, Northern Ireland and South Africa

    By Marny Requa

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Judiciary and the Politics of Transition provides a critical analysis of judicial decision-making during transitions from conflict. The establishment or re-establishment of the ‘rule of law’ has become synonymous with democratisation and moving out of conflict. This privileging of law in turn...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge