1. Elgar Studies in Law and Society

    Elgar Studies in Law and Society brings together critical and thought-provoking works by scholars from around the globe, on the most pressing topics and issues within the field of Law and Society. The books in this series reflect original, cutting-edge scholarship on aspects of the Law's role in modern society and its intersection with social structures and institutions, such as politics, gender, race, religion and ethics.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 5
  1. Charity with Chinese Characteristics

    Charity with Chinese Characteristics

    Katja Levy, Knut B. Pissler
    This thought-provoking book explores the functions of charitable foundations in the People's Republic of China. Using both empirical fieldwork and extensive textual analysis, it examines the role of foundations in Chinese society and their relationship with the Chinese government, and provides a new, functional perspective on the role of foundations, complementing mainstream civil society and corporatist perspectives. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
    Availability: Not yet published
  2. Ageing, Ageism and the Law

    Ageing, Ageism and the Law

    Edited by Israel Doron, Nena Georgantzi
    Europe is ageing. However, in many European countries, and in almost all fields of life, older persons experience discrimination, social exclusion, and negative stereotypes that portray them as different or a burden to society. This pivotal book is the first of its kind, providing a rich and diverse analysis of the inter-relationships between ageing, ageism and law within Europe. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
    Availability: In Stock
  3. Workers, Collectivism and the Law

    Workers, Collectivism and the Law

    Laura Carlson
    Workers, Collectivism and the Law offers a captivating historical account of worker democracy, from its beginnings in European guild systems to present-day labor unions, across the national legal systems of Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. Analysing these legal systems in light of a Habermasian concept of participatory democracy, Laura Carlson identifies ways to strengthen individual employee voice in claims against employers. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
    Availability: In Stock
  4. Just Interests

    Just Interests

    Robyn Holder
    Just Interests: Victims, Citizens and the Potential for Justice contributes to extended conversations about the idea of justice – who has it, who doesn’t and what it means in the everyday setting of criminal justice. It challenges the usual representation of people victimized by violence only as victims, and re-positions them as members of a political community. Departing from conventional approaches that see victims as a problem for law to contain, Robyn Holder draws on democratic principles of inclusion and deliberation to argue for the unique opportunity of criminal justice to enlist the capacity of citizens to rise to the demands of justice in their ordinary lives. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  5. The U.S. Supreme Court and Racial Minorities

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Racial Minorities

    Leslie F. Goldstein
    The U.S. Supreme Court and Racial Minorities offers an in-depth, chronologically arranged look at the record of the U.S. Supreme Court on racial minorities over the course of its first two centuries. It does not pose the anachronistic standard, “Did the Supreme Court get it right?” but rather, “How did the Supreme Court compare to other branches of the federal government at the time?” Have these Justices, prevented against removal from office by discontented voters (in contrast to the President and the members of Congress), done any better than the elected branches of government at protecting racial minorities in America? Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
    Availability: In Stock