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Space, Materiality and the Normative

  1. A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place

    By Olivia Barr

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite the various ways in which the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought, questions of law, movement...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – its atmospheres, modes of exclusion, self-organization and governance – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little attention in urban...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Spatial Justice

    Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge