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New Research Books Publishing in October

Re-reading Foucault

October has a number of high-quality research books publishing across various aspects of legal study. Ben Golder edits Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rights, an in-depth analysis of Foucault's work as it pertains to a range of different legal themes. In The Concept of Injustice Eric Heinze challenges traditional western justice theory to argue that justice is not always the cure for injustice, and is oftentimes its cause. European Perspectives on Environmental Law and Governance edited by Suzanne Kingston provides a range of perspectives on some of the most pressing contemporary challenges in EU environmental law and governance. Read on for details of all of our research and scholarly books publishing in October. 

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  1. Re-reading Foucault

    On Law, Power and Rights

    Edited by Ben Golder

    Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rights is the first collection in English fully to address the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for law. Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century’s ‘theory’ academics. His work continues to animate a range of different...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Between Indigenous and Settler Governance

    Edited by Lisa Ford, Tim Rowse

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance addresses the history, current development and future of Indigenous self-governance in four settler-colonial nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Bringing together emerging scholars and leaders in the field of indigenous law and...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Bioethics

    Methods, Theories, Domains

    By Marcus Düwell

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key debates in bioethics relevant to various areas including; organ retrieval, stem cell research, justice in healthcare and issues in environmental ethics, including issues surrounding food and...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. European Perspectives on Environmental Law and Governance

    Edited by Suzanne Kingston

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This book provides a range of perspectives on some of the most pressing contemporary challenges in EU environmental law and governance from some of today’s leading European environmental academics and practitioners. The book maintains a focus on three key cross-cutting issues, each of which is...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

    The Limits of Analysis

    By Niva Elkin-Koren, Eli Salzberger

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    This book explores the economic analysis of intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on the Law and Economics of informational goods in light of the past decade’s technological revolution. In recent years there has been massive growth in the Law and Economics literature focusing on...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Concept of Injustice

    By Eric Heinze

    The Concept of Injustice challenges traditional Western justice theory. Thinkers from Plato and Aristotle through to Kant, Hegel, Marx and Rawls have subordinated the idea of injustice to the idea of justice. Misled by the word’s etymology, political theorists have assumed injustice to be the...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Scene of the Mass Crime

    History, Film, and International Tribunals

    Edited by Christian Delage, Peter Goodrich

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The Scene of the Mass Crime takes up the unwritten history of the peculiar yet highly visible form of war crimes trials. These trials are the first and continuing site of the interface of law, history and film. From Nuremberg to the contemporary trials in Cambodia, film, in particular, has been...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The WTO and the Environment

    Development of competence beyond trade

    By James Watson

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book is a review of the development of the WTO dispute resolution procedure and the power and influence it has gained over the practises of the member countries as well as in other international treaties. The book addresses the development of environmental competency in the WTO and examines...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge