July 17, 2006
New Titles from Ashgate
- Contested Words
- International Migration and Global Justice
- Relocating Sovereignty
- The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Criminology and Criminal Justice
- The Jury System
- Law and Poverty
- Law and Social Movements
June 2006 • 244 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2365 3 • $99.95
From the blurb: This book provides a critical evaluation of ongoing debates surrounding the judicial role in protecting fundamental human rights, focusing in particular on legislative/executive abridgment of a core freedom in western society – namely, liberty of expression. A range of types of expression are considered, including expression related to electoral processes, political expression in general and sexually explicit forms of expression.
International Migration and Global Justice
May 2006 • 350 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 4671 8 • $99.95
From the blurb: How should international law approach the critical issue of movement of peoples in the 21st century? This book presents a radical reappraisal of this controversial problem. Written in a clear and succinct style the volume presents an important critical addition to the literature on migration studies and human rights law.
Edited by Neil Walker
May 2006 • 578 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2599 0 • $275.00
From the blurb: This volume brings together a collection of classic and contemporary texts which engage with the core problem of sovereignty from the perspective of various legal and law-related sub-disciplines: legal history and theory, constitutional law, international law and relations and EU law. Many of the highlights from the intense debates about the continuing relevance or otherwise of the internal sovereignty of national legal orders and the external sovereignty of states in a rapidly- globalizing world are reproduced here.
The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Criminology and Criminal Justice
Edited by Mark M. Lanier
May 2006 • 378 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2458 7 • $225.00
From the blurb: The occurrence of HIV/AIDS has dramatically affected every aspect of justice systems worldwide. Legal, law enforcement and custody issues abound. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of these issues as well as strategies and solutions.
The Jury System
Edited by Valerie P. Hans
May 2006 • 568 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2504 4 • $275.00
From the blurb: This volume collects new, high-quality scholarship on the perennially controversial institution of trial by jury. The book provides accounts of the jury's historical development and contemporary use, as well as empirical work on jury selection, jury decision making and jury reform.
Law and Poverty
May 2006 • 662 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2476 5 • $275.00
From the blurb: Socio-legal research on the legal experiences of the poor reflects an understanding of the close connection between economic inequality and law. The first two parts of this volume illustrate general analytical approaches to law and poverty. The remaining parts include essays which examine more specific issues such as race and gender, access to law, legal consciousness and social change.
Law and Social Movements
May 2006 • 654 pages
Hardback • 0 7546 2497 8 • $275.00
From the blurb: This work includes new approaches to group ‘legal mobilization’ politics; analysis of the judicial impact on social reform struggles; studies of individual legal mobilization in civil disputing and an almost entirely new area of research in ‘cause lawyering’. It brings together the best of this research introduced by a detailed essay by the editor.
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