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Forthcoming Socio-Legal Studies Books

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  1. Freedom, Autonomy and Privacy

    Legal Personhood

    By Janice Richardson

    Legal Personhood draws upon contemporary feminist philosophy in order to consider the meaning of legal personhood, its relationship to human freedom and autonomy and its connection to what is classified as public and private. Contemporary feminist philosophy has much to say about the ways in which...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crime, Violence and Visibility

    Gendering Understandings of Violence, Disorder and Protest in England and Wales 1784-2010

    By Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Though there has been much work on the change in attitudes towards violence since the late eighteenth century, little attention has been paid to the gendered profile of its development or the consequent differential cultural understandings of criminality manifested by men and women, as well as...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Postcolonialism and the Law

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book posits that criminologists can learn more about power and crime by looking to disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a ‘rendezvous’ discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain much insight from the political sciences, ethics, social theory, critical legal...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Judiciary and the Politics of Transition

    Police Brutality Cases in Chile, Northern Ireland and South Africa

    By Marny Requa

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Judiciary and the Politics of Transition provides a critical analysis of judicial decision-making during transitions from conflict. The establishment or re-establishment of the ‘rule of law’ has become synonymous with democratisation and moving out of conflict. This privileging of law in turn...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Perspectives on Legal Education

    Contemporary Responses to the Upjohn Lectures

    Edited by Nigel Duncan, Chris Ashford, Jessica Guth

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge