Studies in Law, Politics, and Society Vol: 82

Austin Sarat
Amherst College, USA

Product Details
04 May 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
176 pages - 152 x 229mm
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
This volume of Studies in Law, Politics and Society brings together an international and interdisciplinary array of scholars to explore issues on the cutting edge of socio-legal research. They consider the complex connections of liberal democracy, human rights, governance in and through courts, the challenges terrorism poses to criminal law, and the problematics of global governance. Taken together, the chapters in this volume point to exciting new directions for legal scholars.
Chapter 1. Overcoming Liberal Democracy: 'Threat Governmentality' and the Empowerment of Intelligence in the UK Investigatory Powers Act; Christos Boukalas  
Chapter 2. Judicial Reform and Legal Opportunity Structure: The Emergence of Strategic Litigation Against Femicide in Mexico; Verónica Michel
Chapter 3. Avoiding International Human Rights Law in the Pursuit of Peace; Chris Kendall 
Chapter 4. Criminalization and the rights bearing subject: Considering the lived experiences of governance in the juvenile court; Elizabeth Brown and Amy Smith 
Chapter 5. Claiming Food Sovereignty: Legal Mobilization in an Era of Global Governance; Matthew C. Canfield 
Chapter 6. How Entrapment Still Matters: Partial Successes of Entrapment Claims in Terrorism Prosecutions; Jesse J. Norris
Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, USA. He is also a Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor. He has written, co-written, or edited more than fifty books in the fields of law and political science.

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