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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell

    This book challenges the usual introductions to the study of law. It argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. The clarity of the arguments are admirably suited to provoking discussions of the role of law in our...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. 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 June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice

    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical Transitions of Law and Politics

    By Mariano Croce, Michele Spanò

    This book provides a fresh and accessible overview of the most innovative and challenging theoretical approaches in the field of legal and political studies of the last three decades. To this end, it focuses on four main transformations that are reshaping the intersection of law and politics today:...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and inclusion are the leading legal paradigms of our time and are considered to be the cornerstone of democracy. In legal discourses on rights, freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position, receiving increasing attention from legal bodies. This book critically evaluates the emerging...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    Series: Critical Approaches to Law

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish