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Social law books

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Cultural Legal Studies Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law by Cassandra (University of Wollongong, Australia) Sharp Cultural Legal Studies Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law
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What can law's popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?? This collection explores such a question through the lens of the `cultural legal studies' movement, which proffers a new encounter with the `cultural turn' in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Embedded Courts Judicial Decision-Making in China by Kwai Hang (University of California, San Diego) Ng, Xin (City University of Hong Kong) He Embedded Courts Judicial Decision-Making in China
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A study of the decision-making process of Chinese courts and the non-legal forces and regional factors that influence judicial outcomes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Law, Art and the Commons by Merima Bruncevic Law, Art and the Commons

The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, and as one that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Narratives of Violence by Gerald Cromer Narratives of Violence

This title was first published in 2001. The modern state's claim to a monopoly of legitimate force bestows the concomitant duty of preventing the resort to violence by non-state actors. Consequently, failure to do so often leads to debates, concerning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Welfare Law by Lucy A. Williams Welfare Law

This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as 'pre-legal',...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context by Mia L. Cahill The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Protest, Property and the Commons Performances of Law and Resistance by Lucy (University of Sussex, UK) Finchett-Maddock Protest, Property and the Commons Performances of Law and Resistance
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Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of `social centres', or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own - resistant - form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 1-39, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 1-39, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

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Young People, Social Media and the Law by Brian Simpson Young People, Social Media and the Law

This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a 'wasteland' for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

Law, Place and Maps Balancing Protection and Exclusion by Antonia (University of Bristol, UK) Layard Law, Place and Maps Balancing Protection and Exclusion
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Law, Place & Maps: Balancing Protection and Exclusion analyse law's distinctively normative contribution to place-making. In an original, cross-disciplinary, analysis drawing on scholarship in law, geography, philosophy and politics, Antonia Layard considers how, both formally and formally, law operates in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law by Mark Harris Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples' experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 200-499, Revised as of October 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 200-499, Revised as of October 1, 2017

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1-199, Revised as of October 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1-199, Revised as of October 1, 2017

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 500-1199, Revised as of October 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 500-1199, Revised as of October 1, 2017

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2017

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Networking the Rule of Law How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU by Cristina Dallara, Daniela Piana Networking the Rule of Law How Change Agents Reshape Judicial Governance in the EU
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Judicial networks have proved effective in influencing recent judicial policies enacted by both old and new EU member states. However, this influence has not been standard. This volume seeks to improve our understanding of how networks function, as well as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International Fora and Coercive Power by David Barnhizer Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International Fora and Coercive Power

This title was first published in 2001: This book brings together the experiences of a diverse range of leading human rights advocates and activists to demonstrate strategies for protecting human rights. The volume identifies strategic problems and approaches and offers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Principles of Federal Indian Law by Matthew Fletcher Principles of Federal Indian Law

Covers the basics of federal Indian law, the relationships between tribal, state, and federal sovereigns, also touching on federalism, agency law, civil rights, and criminal jurisdiction aspects of Indian law. The origins behind important doctrines of Indian law and critical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Law, Culture and Society Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory by Roger Cotterrell Law, Culture and Society Legal Ideas in the Mirror of Social Theory

This book presents a distinctive approach to the study of law in society, focusing on the sociological interpretation of legal ideas. It surveys the development of connections between legal studies and social theory and locates its approach in relation to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 400-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 400-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 40-399, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27 Alcohol Tobacco Products and Firearms 40-399, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 27 presents regulations by the U.S. Treasury that govern alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. Subchapters address liquors; firearms; procedures and practices; and alcohol, tobacco, and other excise taxes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Social Rights in Europe in an Age of Austerity European Perspectives by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci Social Rights in Europe in an Age of Austerity European Perspectives

This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment Life Beyond the Human by Irus Braverman Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment Life Beyond the Human

Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2016 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45 Public Welfare 1200-End, Revised as of October 1, 2016

Regulations governing highly diverse welfare programs and projects including family assistance, child support enforcement, the Commission on Civil Rights, community services, the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, refugee resettlement, foreign claims settlement, the National Science Foundation, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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