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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia

    By Matthew Light

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of...

    To Be Published October 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    From 2007 to 2013, four female chief justices were appointed in Africa, in countries as diverse as Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, and Malawi. Each of these appointments was a "first" in terms of the gender of the chief justice. At the same time, women are being appointed in record numbers as magistrates,...

    To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Nothing

    On Sovereignty

    Edited by Clare Monagle, Dimitris Vardoulakis

    This book questions what sovereignty looks like when it is de-ontologised; when the nothingness at the heart of claims to sovereignty is unmasked and laid bare. Drawing on critical thinkers in political theology, such as Schmitt, Agamben, Nancy, Blanchot, Paulhan, The Politics of Nothing asks what...

    To Be Published November 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 13th 2015 by Routledge