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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Indigeneity - Before and Beyond the Law

    By Kathleen Birrell

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    As both a local and global discourse, myriad expressions of indigeneity and multiple indigeneities are evident in both literature and law. This book is concerned with the contrasting juridical narratives of the coloniser and the colonised – specifically, of non-Indigenous and Indigenous law – and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Law as a Human Science

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Mark Harris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Andrea Smith

    This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the experience of Indigenous peoples...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Animals, Welfare and the Law

    Critically Assessing the Role of Animals in Society

    By Ian Robertson

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introduction to animal law, the author examines the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship and how those have, or have not, been translated into contemporary animal welfare law. The book describes the various uses...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge