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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on Human Rights

    By Francesca Klug

    The year 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John of England at Runnymede. Yet 2015 will also see the British general election partly fought over the issue of disenchantment with international human rights norms in the UK. For the first time since it was...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Procurement Policy

    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Appropriate laws and regulations are an essential tool to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Animals, Welfare and the Law

    Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment

    By Ian A. Robertson

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result of this is that cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law. This book is designed for students studying...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge