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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. On the Universal Adversary

    Security, Capital and 'The Enemies of All Mankind'

    By Mark Neocleous

    This book – the first to appear on this topic – is a radical exploration of a category that has emerged from recent emergency planning documents released by the US security state: the Universal Adversary. The Universal Adversary – an abstract enemy – first emerged in security documents,...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Adjudication

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Law, Place and Maps

    Balancing Protection and Exclusion

    By Antonia Layard

    Law, Place & Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion analyse law’s distinctively normative contribution to place-making. In an original, cross-disciplinary, analysis drawing on scholarship in law, geography, philosophy and politics, Antonia Layard considers how, both formally and formally, law...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Placing International Law

    The Techniques of Jurisdiction

    By Fleur Johns, Shaun McVeigh, Sundhya Pahuja, Thomas Skouteris, Robert Wai

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book how addresses how international law is ‘placed’ in the world. International lawyers have long acknowledged the significance of space and place to their work, often in a territorial register. As this book demonstrates, however, the repertoire of international legal techniques for...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

    By Anna Barrera

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyzes how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access...

    To Be Published December 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Nigel Duncan, Chris Ashford, Jessica Guth

    This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the UK to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in a unique...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    Series: IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past shipbreaking, (the disposal of obsolete ships), was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour...

    To Be Published December 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, Law and Results-Based Management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Starting from the notion that accountability is a topic that is difficult to understand through single-discipline contributions, this multidisciplinary volume offers an in-depth exploration of accountability in humanitarian action. It illuminates United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (...

    To Be Published December 20th 2015 by Routledge