A multi-disciplinary approach to the exploration of the relationship between various forms of religious law and the demands of secular/civil English Law. The text focuses upon people 'of faith' and the tensions and accommodation they experience as they try to meet the increasingly conflictual...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish
Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
This textbook on the sociology of law is organised according to the theoretical traditions of sociology, and oriented towards providing an accessible, but sophisticated, introduction to, and overview of, the central themes, problems and debates in this field. The book employs an international range...
Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish
Law and Faith in a Sceptical Age is an analysis of the legal position of religious believers in a dominantly secular society. Great Britain is a society based upon broadly liberal principles. It claims to recognise the needs of religious believers and to protect them from discrimination. But...
Published January 27th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish
Law and the City offers a lateral, critical and often unexpected description of some of the most important cities in the world, including Moscow, Istanbul, Berlin, Singapore, Athens, Mexico City, Toronto, Sydney, Johannesburg: each one from a distinctive legal perspective. An invaluable 'guide' to...
Published February 19th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish
Images, Meanings, Myths
In an innovative departure from the much-studied field of 'crime in the media', this lively book focuses its attention on the forces of law and order; how they visualize and represent danger and criminality and how they represent themselves as authorities. After two chapters covering basic terms...
Published September 4th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish