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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Series: Social Justice

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    Series: Transitional Justice

    This book examines the effects of transitional justice on the conditions for peace and democracy. Ordinarily, the anticipated contribution of transitional justice mechanisms is stated in universal terms, with little regard for the historically specific context. Yet a truth commission, for example,...

    To Be Published March 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Subject of Prostitution

    Sex Work, Law and Social Theory

    By Jane Scoular

    The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Exploitation in the Postcolony

    Blood Minerals

    By Mark Harris

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Exploitation in the Postcolony: Blood Minerals examines how the legal frameworks of the global economy position the inhabitants of the postcolonial south in a legal and moral position that facilitates economic exploitation, juridical regulation, and dominion over...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial Capitalism

    Justice, Global Labour and Racial Violence

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rashne Limke

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Foregrounding the postcolonial context and racial subjugation – and thus suspending the thesis that the category of labour is universal – this collection examines the temporal and spatial trajectories of global capitalism. "Labour", Marx states in the Introduction to the Grundrisse, "seems a quite...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can popular cultures offer law, as a basis for critical practice? This introduction to the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement takes up this question as it presents a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory. Moving beyond the ‘law ands’ (literature, humanities, culture,...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence

    By John D. Márquez

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Young People, Social Media and the Law

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge