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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 37 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. Islamic Law (RLE Politics of Islam)

    Social and Historical Contexts

    By Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Law and Politics

    Edited by Keith E. Whittington

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Law and politics are deeply intertwined. Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument with which government tries to influence society. Law is also the means by which government itself is structured, regulated, and controlled. It is no surprise, then, that law is an important prize...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Property
    Edited by Margaret Davies
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Forensic Archaeology, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Linda Fibiger, Douglas H. Ubelaker
    To Be Published December 9th 2015
  3. Transitional Justice
    Edited by Kieran Mcevoy, Louise Mallinder
    To Be Published December 15th 2015
  4. International Criminal Law
    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Florian Jeßberger, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé
    To Be Published December 16th 2015
  5. Edwards and Mac Síthigh: Law and the Internet, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Lilian Edwards, Daithi Mac Sithigh
    To Be Published January 15th 2016

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