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Major Works: Law

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 35 new and published major works in the subject of Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Law and Development

    Edited by Julio Faundez

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Law and Development emerged in the United States in the 1960s and rapidly spread throughout the world. Its intellectual origins can be traced back to the boundless confidence of some American legal academics about the possibilities of achieving democratic change in developing countries through...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Critical Legal Theory

    Edited by Costas Douzinas, Colin Perrin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Critical Legal Theory has conventionally been traced to the social, political, and philosophical movements of the 1960s and, before that, to the early-twentieth-century ‘realist’ critique of modern jurisprudence. In truth, however, its origins go back to classical and pre-modern thought, and to...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. International Law

    Edited by Joseph Weiler, Alan T. Nissel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    This Critical Concepts series (a Routledge Major Work) is an anthology of influential works on international law. The collection covers the principal facets of both classical and contemporary international law. In making their selection, J.H.H. Weiler and Alan T. Nissel consulted with a wide range...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Law and Institutions of Modern China

    Edited by Sanzhu Zhu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    In the past three decades, the Chinese legal system has undergone a substantial transformation, reflecting the economic, social, culture, administrative, and political changes taking place in China. Compared with the situation in the early 1950s when the newly established People’s Republic of China...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Law

    Edited by Gavin Picken

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and sanctioned form of law that affects every aspect of...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. International Economic Law

    Edited by Asif H. Qureshi, Xuan Gao

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    The legal foundations of the international economy—which underpin both the actions of sovereign states, as well as the conduct of individuals and business entities engaged in cross-border transactions—are now more than ever a crucial site for scholarly exploration. Indeed, with the growing impact...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Organized Crime

    Edited by Federico Varese

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    The systematic study of organized crime dates back to John Landesco’s classic of ethnography, Organized Crime in Chicago (1929). Since then, the field has grown considerably and, as well as criminologists and sociologists, the topic has been embraced by researchers from a broad range of disciplines...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Human Rights

    Edited by Nazila Ghanea

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Hardly a week goes by without some world event relating to the burgeoning field of religion and human rights. Whether attacks carried out in the name of religion by individuals or states, violations of the rights of individuals or communities due to their religious or other beliefs, or clashes...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Restorative Justice

    Edited by Carolyn Hoyle

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Over the last decade or so, more has been more written and talked about restorative justice than any other criminological topic. In addition to the proliferation of published work, there have been numerous national and international conferences and seminars both within and outside the academy, and...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Legal Studies

    Edited by Joanne Conaghan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    A close engagement with law has long been a core dimension of feminist activism. However, it is only since the late twentieth century that a distinct and vital body of academic literature addressing the nature, effects, and limits of that engagement has emerged. In particular, from the 1980s...

    Published January 7th 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Transnational Crime
    Edited by James Sheptycki
    To Be Published March 5th 2015
  2. Punishment
    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  3. International Criminal Law
    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé, Florian Jessberger, Salvatore Zappalà
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  4. Postcolonialism and the Law
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  5. da Silva et al.: Indigenous Peoples and the Law, 4 vol.-set
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Brenna Bhandar, Mark Harris
    To Be Published August 15th 2015

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