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  1. Sexuality and the Politics of Rights in Southern Africa

    The Legacy of Venus Monstrosa

    By Oliver Phillips

    Exploring sexuality and what constitutes appropriate sexual behaviours in South Africa and Zimbabwe, this book views sexuality as an instrument of social regulation and traces the historical continuities between colonialism and current debates. The distinctly contrary ways that both countries have...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past. Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Disobedience

    Concept and Practice

    Edited by Elena Loizidou

    Disobedience has been practiced and considered since time immemorial. The aim of this edited collection is to explore the concept and practice of disobedience through the prism of contemporary ideas and events. Past writings on disobedience represented it as a largely political practice that...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia

    Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power

    By Bill Bowring

    Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the destiny of a great power brings into sharp focus several key episodes in Russia’s vividly ideological engagement with law and rights. Drawing on 30 years of experience of consultancy and teaching in many regions of Russia and on library research...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity, in violation of international criminal laws during the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Elements of Genocide

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham

    Elements of Genocide provides an authoritative evaluation of the current perception of the crime, as it appears in the decisions of judicial authorities, the writings of the foremost academic experts in the field, and in the texts of Commission Reports. Genocide constitutes one of the most...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Genocide, State Crime and the Law

    In the Name of the State

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law

    From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes

    Edited by Predrag Dojcinovic

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law addresses the emerging jurisprudence and international law concerning propaganda in war crimes investigations and trials. The role of propaganda in the perpetration of atrocities has emerged as a central theme in the war crimes trials in the past...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Events: The Force of International Law

    Edited by Fleur Johns, Richard Joyce, Sundhya Pahuja

    Events: The Force of International Law presents an analysis of international law, centred upon those historical and recent events in which international law has exerted, or acquired, its force. From Spanish colonization and the Peace of Westphalia, through the release of Nelson Mandela and the...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  12. Radicalization

    The Life Writings of Political Prisoners

    By Melissa Dearey

    Expanding the influence of auto/biography studies into cultural criminology, Radicalization: The Life Writings of Political Prisoners addresses the origins, processes and cultures of terrorist criminality and political resistance in a globalized world. Criminologists and penologists have long been...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  13. The Courts of Genocide

    Politics and the Rule of Law in Rwanda and Arusha

    By Nicholas Jones

    The Courts of Genocide focuses on the judicial response to the genocide in Rwanda in order to address the search for justice following mass atrocities. The central concern of the book is how the politics of justice can get in the way of its administration. Considering both the ICTR (International...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  14. The Fragility of Law

    Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945

    By David Fraser

    The Fragility of Law examines the ways in which, during the Second World War, the Belgian government and judicial structure became implicated in the identification, exclusion and killing of its Jewish residents, and in the theft - through Aryanization - of Jewish property. David Fraser...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  15. Serving Whose Interests?

    The Political Economy of Trade in Services Agreements

    By Jane Kelsey

    Serving Whose Interests? explores the political economy of trade in services agreements from a critical legal perspective. The controversy surrounding the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and its variants at the regional and bilateral levels can, it is argued, be seen as a...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  16. The Degradation of the International Legal Order?

    The Rehabilitation of Law and the Possibility of Politics

    By Bill Bowring

    Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  17. Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust

    By David Seymour

    Whilst an increasing amount of attention is being paid to law's connection or involvement with National Socialism, less attention is focused upon thinking through the links between law and the emergence of antisemitism. As a consequence, antisemitism is presented as a pre-existent given, as...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  18. The Political Economy of Desire

    International Law, Development and the Nation State

    By Jennifer Beard

    Containing the best interdisciplinary work in international law, this book offers an intelligent and thought-provoking analysis of the genealogy of Western capitalist ‘development’. Putting forth ground-breaking arguments and challenging the traditional boundaries of thinking about the concept...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  19. Law Against Genocide

    Cosmopolitan Trials

    By David Hirsh

    Bringing a sociologist's insight to legal institutions and narratives, this book is an innovative and timely sociological contribution to current concerns regarding critical cosmopolitanism, human rights and crimes against humanity....

    Published April 4th 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  20. Law after Ground Zero

    Edited by John Strawson

    Following the events of September 11, a new legal order is emerging in which the 'terrorist threat' has been used as justification to marginalise human rights. This collection of themed essays offers an emphatic defence to the threats confronting our human rights culture. In analysing the...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge-Cavendish