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Prisma Juridico     Open Access  
Prison Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Problema Anuario de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Progress in Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Projeção, Direito e Sociedade     Open Access  
Prolegomenos. Derechos y Valores     Open Access  
Prometheus : Critical Studies in Innovation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Prosecutor : Journal of the National District Attorneys Association     Full-text available via subscription  
Prudentia Iuris     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Przegląd Prawa Ochrony Środowiska     Open Access  
Przegląd Prawniczy Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza / Adam Mickiewicz University Law Review     Open Access  
Psychological Injury and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Psychology and Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Psychology, Crime & Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Psychology, Public Policy, and Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Public Land and Resources Law Review     Open Access  
Public Space: The Journal of Law and Social Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Questione giustizia     Full-text available via subscription  
QUT Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Raízes no Direito     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Rassegna di Diritto, Legislazione e Medicina Legale Veterinaria     Open Access  
Ratio Juris     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Recht der Energiewirtschaft     Hybrid Journal  
Rechtsidee     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Religion, State and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Res Severa Verum Gaudium     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revenue Law Journal     Open Access  
Review of Central and East European Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Review of European Administrative Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Review of Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 57)
Review of Litigation, The     Full-text available via subscription  
Review of Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Revista Abya-Yala     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Acadêmica : Faculdade de Direito do Recife     Open Access  
Revista Arbitrada de Ciencias Jurídicas y Criminalísticas Iustitia Socialis     Open Access  
Revista Brasileira de Direito     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Catalana de Dret Privat     Open Access  
Revista catalana de dret públic     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista CES Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista CESCO de Derecho de Consumo     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Chilena de Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Chilena de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social     Open Access  
Revista Chilena de Derecho Privado     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Chilena de Derecho y Tecnología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Chilena de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Ciencias Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Científica do Curso de Direito     Open Access  
Revista da Faculdade de Direito da UERJ     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista da Faculdade de Direito da UFRGS     Open Access  
Revista da Faculdade de Direito UFPR     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista da Faculdade Mineira de Direito     Open Access  
Revista de Bioética y Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Ciências Jurídicas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Ciencias Jurídicas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho (Concepción)     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista de Derecho (Coquimbo)     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho de la Seguridad Social, Laborum     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista de Derecho de la UNED (RDUNED)     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho de la Unión Europea     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Revista de Derecho Fiscal     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho Político     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho Privado     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho Privado     Open Access  
Revista de Derecho Público     Open Access  
Revista de Direito     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Agrário e Agroambiental     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Ambiental e Socioambientalismo     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Brasileira     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Direito da Administração Pública     Open Access  
Revista de Direito da Faculdade Guanambi     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Sanitário     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Sociais e Políticas Públicas     Open Access  
Revista de Educación y Derecho     Open Access  
Revista de Estudios de la Justicia     Open Access  
Revista de Estudios Historico-Juridicos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Estudos Empíricos em Direito     Open Access  
Revista de Estudos Institucionais     Open Access  
Revista de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de la Escuela de Medicina Legal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Revista de la Facultad de Derecho (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de la Facultad de Derecho :     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de la Facultad de Derecho : Universidad de la República     Open Access  
Revista de la Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Políticas     Open Access  
Revista de la Maestría en Derecho Procesal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de la Secretaría del Tribunal Permanente de Revisión     Open Access  
Revista de Llengua i Dret     Open Access  
Revista de Movimentos Sociais e Conflitos     Open Access  
Revista de Processo, Jurisdição e Efetividade da Justiça     Open Access  
Revista de Sociologia, Antropologia e Cultura Jurídica     Open Access  
Revista Derecho del Estado     Open Access  
Revista Diálogos do Direito     Open Access  
Revista Digital Constituição e Garantia de Direitos     Open Access  
Revista Digital de Derecho Administrativo     Open Access  
Revista Direito Ambiental e Sociedade     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Direito e Práxis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Direito GV     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Direitos Emergentes na Sociedade Global     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Direitos, Trabalho e Política Social     Open Access  
Revista do Curso de Direito     Open Access  
Revista do Curso de Direito do Centro Universitário Brazcubas     Open Access  
Revista dos Estudantes de Direito da UnB     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Electrónica Cordobesa de Derecho Internacional Público : RECorDIP     Open Access  
Revista Eletrônica de Direito Processual     Open Access  
Revista Eletrônica Direito e Política     Open Access  
Revista Eletrônica do Curso de Direito - PUC Minas Serro     Open Access  
Revista Eletrônica do Curso de Direito da UFSM     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Española de Medicina Legal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Revista Estudios Jurídicos     Open Access  
Revista Estudios Socio-Jurídicos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Eurolatinoamericana de Derecho Administrativo     Open Access  
Revista FIDES     Open Access  
Revista Historia y Justicia     Open Access  
Revista Icade. Revista de las Facultades de Derecho y Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales     Full-text available via subscription  
Revista Internacional de Derecho del Turismo     Open Access  
Revista Internacional de Doctrina y Jurisprudencia     Open Access  
Revista IUS     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Jurídica da UFERSA     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica de Asturias     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica de la Universidad de León     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica do Cesuca     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica IUS Doctrina     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica Portucalense/Portucalense Law Journal     Open Access  
Revista Jurídica Universidad Autónoma de Madrid     Open Access  
Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Social     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Latinoamericana de Derechos Humanos     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Opinión Jurídica     Open Access  
Revista Pedagogía Universitaria y Didáctica del Derecho     Open Access  
Revista Persona y Derecho     Full-text available via subscription  
Revista Pesquisas Jurídicas     Open Access  
Revista Quaestio Iuris     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Videre     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue générale de droit     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Revue internationale de droit pénal     Full-text available via subscription  
Revue Marocaine de Droit, d’Economie et de Gestion     Open Access  
Revue pro právo a technologie     Open Access  
Riau Law Journal     Open Access  
Risalat al-huquq Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Roger Williams University Law Review i     Open Access  
RUDN Journal of Law     Open Access  
Russian Law Journal     Open Access  
Russian Politics & Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Santa Clara Law Review     Open Access  
Science & Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 447)
ScienceRise : Juridical Science     Open Access  
Scientiam Juris     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Scientometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
SCRIPTed - A Journal of Law, Technology & Society     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Seattle Journal for Social Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Seattle University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Selçuk Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi / Selçuk Law Review     Open Access  
Seqüência : Estudos Jurídicos e Políticos     Open Access  
Seton Hall Circuit Review     Open Access  
Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Seton Hall Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Singapore Cases     Full-text available via subscription  
Singapore Academy of Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Social & Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Social Security Reporter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Società e diritti     Open Access  
Sociologia del diritto     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Sociological Jurisprudence Journal     Open Access  
Soumatera Law Review     Open Access  
South African Crime Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
South African Journal of Bioethics and Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy     Full-text available via subscription  
South African Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
South East European University Review (SEEU Review)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Southern African Public Law     Full-text available via subscription  
Southern Illinois University Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
St. John's Law Review     Open Access  
Stanford Law & Policy Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Stanford Law Review     Free   (Followers: 36)
Stanford Technology Law Review     Free   (Followers: 1)
Statute Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Statutes and Decisions : Laws USSR     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Studenckie Zeszyty Naukowe     Open Access  
Studia Canonica     Full-text available via subscription  
Studia Iuridica Lublinensia     Open Access  
Studia Iuridica Toruniensia     Open Access  
Studia z Prawa Wyznaniowego     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Studies in Social Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Suffolk University Law Review     Free  
Suhuf     Open Access  
Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Supremasi Hukum : Jurnal Penelitian Hukum     Open Access  
Supreme Court Review, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Sustainable Development Law & Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 12)

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Social & Legal Studies
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Number of Followers: 9  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0964-6639 - ISSN (Online) 1461-7390
Published by Sage Publications Homepage  [1086 journals]
  • Between Freedom and Justice: Popular Protest and Jurisdictional
           Contestation of Militarized Governance in Indian-Controlled Kashmir
    • Authors: Bruce Hoffman, Haley Duschinski
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      In Indian-controlled Kashmir, local residents express aspirations for freedom from Indian-militarized governance even as they demand state accountability for pervasive everyday violence. Kashmiris negotiate this complexity through jurisdictional contestation, asserting alternative forms of authority to speak about law and develop strategies for justice and political transformation. Drawing from sociolegal literatures of jurisdiction and global legal pluralism, we analyze a Kashmiri community forum confronting institutional denial in a prominent case of sexual violence and murder involving state armed forces. We analyze how Kashmiri actors from diverse normative communities drew on popular understandings of law to claim competing forms of authority, give meaning to the case, and develop strategies of response. We also explore how participants, through the work of jurisdictional contestation, made global legal ideas locally meaningful and relied on jurisdictional myths of struggle and justice to motivate resistance and establish spaces of hope.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-02-18T11:44:25Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919897370
       
  • Book Review: Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code
    • Authors: Christian Twigg-Flesner
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-02-17T07:17:38Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663920906443
       
  • Attachments to Victimhood: Anti-Trafficking Narratives and the
           Criminalization of the Sex Trade
    • Authors: Marcus A Sibley
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford to strike down criminal law provisions related to the regulation of sex work, the government passed Bill C-36, ultimately reaffirming the project of criminalizing prostitution. Also known as the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA), Bill C-36 is part of a global trend that shifts the state’s attention away from regulating sex work as a societal nuisance, and instead, puts forth a carceral agenda which situates sex workers as victims of an inherently exploitative and coercive sex trade – pivoting the punitive elements of criminal law onto clients and mythologized profiteers of the sex trade. Focusing on the testimonies of neo-abolitionists leading up to the implementation of Bill C-36, this article critically explores the ways sex work is constituted as a problem of ‘trafficking’ and how attachments to victimhood allow for renewed criminalization within this new regulatory framework.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-02-11T11:15:28Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919897970
       
  • Book Review: Just Interests: Victims, Citizens and the Potential for
           Justice
    • Authors: Albin Dearing
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-02-10T04:56:23Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896951
       
  • Inutilious Propaedeutics: Performances in Theatre and Law
    • Authors: Peter Goodrich
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Returning to the common roots of theatre and law, Theatrical Jurisprudence uses post-dramatic theatre as a method for reconceptualizing how we think law and particularly how we apprehend legality. Starting from the thespian’s training in and awareness of the body, Theatrical Jurisprudence argues for an active and sensory appreciation of the role of coporeality not only in performing law but also in understanding the relationships and conflicts that constitute the practice of the lawyer.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-30T10:24:52Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919900270
       
  • On Judgment: Managing Emotions in Trials of Crimes Against Humanity in
           Argentina
    • Authors: Noa Vaisman, Leticia Barrera
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      For over a decade, judicial accountability of mass human rights violations committed during the last civil-military dictatorship in Argentina (1976–1983) has been carried out in federal courts by regular judges, following the rules of the National Code of Criminal Procedure. Research on these trials has focused mainly on the victims and the accused. This article opens a different path by exploring the affective experiences of the judges presiding over and leading the trials.Based on interviews with 18 federal court judges and some participant observation, in this article we present a descriptive exploration of the judges’ experiences and sensemaking processes. We examine the complex interaction between the professional requirement to separate emotions from judgment and the emotional toll that these trials produce in the personal and professional lives of the judges. We end with short reflections on these crimes against humanity trials in the post-Transitional Justice context.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-28T09:31:22Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919900974
       
  • Book Review: Embodying Punishment – Emotions, Identities, and Lived
           Experiences in Women’s Prisons
    • Authors: Ann-Karina Henriksen
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-22T11:29:05Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896944
       
  • Book Review: Justice and Profit in Health Care Law. A Comparative Analysis
           of the United States and the United Kingdom
    • Authors: Marie-Eve Couture Ménard
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-20T11:49:49Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919898238
       
  • Surviving Criminal Justice Detention Should Not Be Taken for Granted
    • Authors: Philippa Tomczak
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-14T11:31:09Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919898796
       
  • Objects of Crime: Bodies, Embodiment and the Forensic Pathology
    • Authors: Imogen Jones
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      When a death takes place in suspicious circumstances, the body transitions from being somebody to an object which is of legal as well as social value. A key investigatory process is that of the forensic autopsy, carried out by a Home Office Registered Forensic Pathologist (HORFP). This article draws upon empirical data from research involving HORFPs to examine their identity and the meaning they assign to the deceased body. I argue that HORFP’s understanding of the value of the deceased body constantly shifts due to the multifaceted nature of their role. I explain this by drawing upon a legal embodiment framework. The HORFPs have to balance a legal context which demands objective ‘facts’ and formal labels with emotionally difficult cases and the impact of their work on the bereaved. I challenge the dichotomy between dualism and embodiment, arguing that there is not an oppositional choice between ‘science’ and recognition of the symbolic value of the corpse, but rather that these views can coexist while serving different functions that are central to a HORFP’s role.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-14T11:29:09Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919897957
       
  • Book Review: Decriminalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach
           to Intimate Partner Violence
    • Authors: Jenny Korkodeilou
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-13T09:54:42Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919897775
       
  • Book Review: The Technoscientific Witness of Rape: Contentious Histories
           of Law, Feminism, and Forensic Science
    • Authors: Nikki Godden-Rasul
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-10T10:06:44Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896949
       
  • Book Review: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral
           Agency
    • Authors: Simon Halliday
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-10T10:00:23Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896947
       
  • Book Review: Citizenship and Disadvantaged Groups in Chile
    • Authors: Viviana Ponce De León Solís
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-10T09:53:55Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919898871
       
  • Book Review: The Social Rights Jurisprudence in the Inter-American Court
           of Human Rights: Shadow and Light in International Human Rights
    • Authors: Alberto Coddou Mc Manus
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-09T11:53:39Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896049
       
  • Book Review: Determining Legal Parentage: Between Family Law and Contract
           Law
    • Authors: Zaina Mahmoud
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2020-01-07T11:33:33Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919898840
       
  • Status (Im)Mobility and the Legal Production of Irregularity: A Sociolegal
           Analysis of Temporary Migrants’ Lived Experiences
    • Authors: Jean-Baptiste Farcy, Sarah Smit
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      By combining legal analysis with data obtained through a longitudinal and qualitative fieldwork, this article looks at the impact of time and temporality on migrants’ trajectories. We find that legal insecurity is experienced by the majority of migrants residing lawfully in Belgium as a result of temporal constraints. Indeed, we argue that enforced temporariness and the conditionality of migrants’ stay increase the risk of precariousness and irregularity irrespective of migrants’ nationality. The article also looks at the consequences of legal insecurity on individuals’ trajectories. Since legal stay may be subject to disruptions, migrants with temporary status share the feeling of living in a situation of liminal legality and liminal times. However, they can find ways to overcome these temporal constraints using coping strategies. Through a sociolegal analysis, this article sheds light on temporality as a normative constraint as well as an individual experience creating immobility.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-12-31T08:36:53Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919894726
       
  • Injustice Disrupted: Experiences of Just Spaces by Victim-Survivors of
           Sexual Violence
    • Authors: Hildur Fjóla Antonsdóttir
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Given the limitations of the criminal justice system to address cases of sexual violence, feminist scholars are increasingly exploring alternative approaches to justice. Here I ask: What is the role of space in the way victim-survivors of sexual violence can experience justice outside the criminal justice system' Can an understanding of space help us develop justice responses to sexual violence' Interviews were conducted with 35 victim-survivors of sexual violence in Iceland. In cases where offenders remained or re-entered their life space in some way, many participants described feelings of profound fear and anxiety. Participants used a variety of different socio-spatial strategies to ensure that they would not find themselves in the same space as the offenders. Based on the context as well as the networks and mechanisms available to them, these included surrendering, avoiding, negotiating, fighting for, protecting and (re)claiming spaces. Drawing on the concept of the continuum of sexual violence, I suggest that participants’ experiences can be conceptualized on a continuum of injustice. To the degree that participants were able to create what I call just spaces, they gained a sense of belonging, empowerment and freedom, which I suggest can be understood as disrupting this continuum of injustice.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-12-26T12:21:33Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919896065
       
  • Towards a Post-Social Right to Life, Liberty and Security of the Person
           Through Markets' Conceptions of Citizenship and the Implications for
           Health Law as Governance
    • Authors: Karl Guebert
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      In the context of increased expectations of healthcare services and fiscal pressures, rights claims constitute a force pushing for privatization and thus threaten Canada’s single-tier public system. This article introduces the concept of a ‘post-social right’ to understand the current legal effort to enforce a right to healthcare derivative of section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Commonly considered as a ‘negative’ right, I suggest that the right also has positive capacity. Rather than simply protecting against unjust state intervention, section 7 claims valorize a particular mode of sustaining life, liberty and security of the person according to neo-liberal principles. A right to markets in healthcare aligns health law with the logic of prudentialism as a technology of governance. As the enforceability of the right expands and strengthens, health law as governance operates to normalize market solutions to health matters. It follows that a form of two-tier citizenship arises, dividing ‘activated’ citizens from the ‘inactive’.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-12-23T11:19:14Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919894734
       
  • The Banishment of the Poor From Public Space: Promoting and Contesting
           Neo-Liberalisation at the Municipal Level
    • Authors: Kevin J Brown
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      With growing levels of homelessness, many municipalities in western jurisdictions are increasing social control of public displays of poverty through criminalisation, marginalisation and banishment. This has recently been apparent in England with the introduction of public spaces protection orders. Based on notions of localism, these grant local government significantly enhanced powers to regulate public space. This article uses the English example to provide a critical, empirically informed, exploration of how populist neo-liberal rationalisations about the street poor are finding increasing favour among local authorities. It charts how in a period of austerity, with municipalities struggling to fulfil welfare obligations to the homeless and other poor, banishment provides a cheaper solution to citizens’ concerns about visible displays of poverty in public space. The article investigates the troubling ways in which municipalities endorse a neo-liberal authoritarian approach to public consultations to claim legitimacy for introducing measures that target vulnerable minorities. It also examines how opponents, with limited success, have challenged such measures and the predominant neo-liberal–populist narrative associated with them.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-26T05:51:56Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919889104
       
  • Genealogies of Immigration Detention: Migration Control and the Shifting
           Boundaries Between the ‘Penal’ and the ‘Preventive’ State
    • Authors: Giuseppe Campesi
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      The aim of this article is to explore the ambiguous legal status of immigration detention by discussing the main theoretical perspectives on its nature and the functions it plays in contemporary migration policies. After presenting a typological and genealogical reconstruction of immigration detention, the article contends that it should not be seen as being related either to the politics of ‘exception’ or to the expanding reach of ‘penal’ power in a context of mass migration. Instead, the argument presented here is that immigration detention exhibits the characteristics of preventive measures typically related to the exercise of police powers and that its increased role in migration policies should be read in the wider framework of the shifting boundaries between the ‘penal’ and the ‘preventive’ state in contemporary societies.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-18T08:58:32Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919888275
       
  • Yelling ‘Fire’ in a Crowded Occupation: Cynical Fire Hazard Claims and
           the Technocratic Containment of Dissent
    • Authors: Honor Brabazon
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      While the privatisation of public space has been the subject of considerable research, literature exploring the shifting boundaries between public and private law, and the role of those shifts in the expansion of neo-liberal social relations, has been slower to develop. This article explores the use of fire safety regulations to evict political occupations in the context of these shifts. Two examples from the UK student occupation movement and two from the US Occupy movement demonstrate how discourses and logics of both private and public law are mobilised through fire hazard claims to create the potent image of a neutral containment of dissent on technical grounds in the public interest – an image that proves difficult to contest. However, the recourse to the public interest and to expert opinion that underpins fire hazard claims is inconsistent with principles governing the limited neo-liberal political sphere, which underscores the pragmatic and continually negotiated implementation of neo-liberal ideas. The article sheds light on the complexity of the extending reach of private law, on the resilience of the public sphere and on the significance of occupations as a battleground on which struggles over neo-liberal social relations and subjectivities play out.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-07T04:13:27Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919880303
       
  • White-Collar Crime: The Privileging of Serious Financial Fraud in New
           Zealand
    • Authors: Lisa Marriott
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Bagaric and Alexander (2014) argue for fundamental reform of the sentencing process for white-collar offenders in Australia and other jurisdictions. This study has two objectives. First, it challenges Bagaric and Alexander’s proposals. Second, using data from cases prosecuted by the New Zealand Serious Fraud Office, it instead proposes that white-collar offenders should not receive more lenient treatment in the justice system due to the privileged position from which the offending commences. This article suggests that an absence of restitution should be considered an aggravating factor, rather than the presence of restitution viewed as a mitigating factor; as an offender’s good character is often an enabler of the offending, this should not be considered as a mitigating factor and as extra-curial punishments, such as reputation damage or loss of future employment opportunities, are short-term for white-collar offenders, there is little justification for reduced sentences and extra-curial punishments can be viewed as a natural corollary of the offending.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-10-23T11:44:37Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919883367
       
  • Terra Nullius' Temporal Legal Pluralism in an Australian Colony
    • Authors: Shane Chalmers
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      There remains a puzzle as to the status of Indigenous land rights in Australian colonial law. The common view is that the laws of the British colonies, and subsequently of the federated state, did not recognise Indigenous land rights until late in the 20th century. Against this, a smaller body of scholarship argues that recognition had already occurred much earlier, the clearest instance being in the colony of South Australia in the 1830s and 1840s. The result is an apparent duplicity in the colonial law, whereby Indigenous land rights appear to have been both recognised and denied. The article shows a tendency in the scholarly literature to resolve this duplicity in absolute terms, based on positivist analysis of law. In contrast, by taking a critical legal pluralist approach, the article shows how different and even contradictory manifestations of the same law subsisted simultaneously through time. This both sheds new light on the question of the recognition of Indigenous land rights in Australian colonial law, and contributes theoretically to ‘critical legal pluralism’ by developing its temporal dimension.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-09-24T09:06:44Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919875991
       
  • Gay and Lesbian Collaborative Co-Parenting in New Zealand and the United
           Kingdom: ‘The Law Doesn’t Protect the Third Parent’
    • Authors: Nicola Surtees, Philip Bremner
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      In many jurisdictions, legislation reflects, retains and reiterates heteronormative two-parent models of family. Lesbian and gay individuals and an increasing number of heterosexual individuals who choose to parent outside the paradigm of the conjugal couple relationship find neither their interests nor the welfare of their children is sufficiently protected in law. This article is based on the findings of two empirical research projects investigating the procreative autonomy of lesbians and gay men in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It focuses on collaborative co-parenting families formed by lesbian couples and gay men, with reference to the allocation of legal parenthood in these kinds of families and case law across both jurisdictions. Two such families are introduced. Attention is drawn to the ways the law hampers these families’ preferred parenting arrangements. The article highlights the need for legislative change. It concludes that a more flexible, inclusive concept of legal parenthood that honours the intentions of those involved in these arrangements would potentially benefit all people interested in non-traditional parenting.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-09-18T10:59:47Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919874861
       
  • A Question of Sacrifice: The Deep Structure of Deaths in Police Custody
    • Authors: Ian Loader
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Deaths in police custody present a set of enduring and troubling puzzles. Why do such deaths seldom result in prosecutions or adequate redress' Why are victims’ families so under-resourced and typically met with a conflicted mix of empathy and hostility' Why do acknowledged problems remain unresolved despite review after review making the same criticisms and seemingly consensual recommendations' Why is the state’s failure to fulfil its duty of care towards those it detains met with public indifference' In this article, I argue that we can shed new light on these questions if we theorize and investigate police power using the metaphor of sacrifice. Thinking about police power through this lens enables us to identify and illuminate a conflict between the liberal rationality that appears to govern responses to custodial deaths and the illiberal values and affects that constitute what I term the deep structure of deaths in police custody. By re-examining reports of recent enquiries into the issue, I outline four recurring elements of this deep structure and show how they clash with surface liberal rationalities. The systemic reduction of custodial death requires, I conclude, that we name and contest the quasi-sacred conception of police authority that holds the police vital to the production of order and control and its agents to require protection when things ‘go wrong’.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-09-17T10:45:01Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919874111
       
  • Problematising Symbolic Reparation: ‘Complex Political Victims’,
           ‘Dead Body Politics’ and the Right to Remember
    • Authors: Kevin Hearty
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      In light of the increasing importance of commemoration and memorialisation within the study of transitional justice, this article attempts to stimulate further critical discussion on the right to remember in societies transitioning out of prolonged conflict. Located within a wider exploration of the problematic overlap between the ‘politics of reparations’ and ‘dead body politics’ commonly found in transitioning societies, it argues that any prospective right to remember creates a tension between competing collective rights held by various constituencies. On the one hand, there emerges the right of remembrance owed to certain constituencies, yet at the same time this must be balanced against the right of acknowledgment owed to other constituencies. Despite this tension, the article posits that affording a right to remember in the case of ‘complex political victims’ is necessary for reparative imbalance to be avoided, for a fuller insight into the causes and consequences of past violence to be gained and for movement towards the goal of non-recurrence.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-08-26T12:00:16Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919869050
       
  • Markets, Regulation and Drug Law Reform: Towards a Constitutive Approach
    • Authors: Toby Seddon
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      After a century of international drug prohibition, and amidst growing consensus that it has been a costly policy failure, arguments for drug law reform are gathering momentum globally. Despite a large body of empirically oriented policy research, the area remains underdeveloped conceptually and theoretically. This article seeks to address this gap by assembling some intellectual resources for a critical socio-legal analysis of drug law reform, drawing on insights from regulation studies, economics, political economy and economic sociology. Reframing the problem as one of market regulation, and using Shearing’s constitutive approach, opens up some new ways of thinking about how drug laws function and the possibilities for reform. It also highlights the importance of taking normative thinking about drug policy futures seriously. In conclusion, it is suggested that a new concept of exchangespace may be key to further theoretical development in this field.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-08-23T11:35:21Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919868756
       
  • Corrigendum
    • Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-07-23T10:38:07Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919865800
       
  • Perversion and Perpetration in Female Genital Mutilation Law: The Unmaking
           of Women as Bearers of Law
    • Authors: Maree Pardy, Juliet Rogers, Nan Seuffert
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Female genital cutting (FGC) or, more controversially, female genital mutilation, has motivated the implementation of legislation in many English-speaking countries, the product of emotive images and arguments that obscure the realities of the practices of FGC and the complexity of the role of the practitioner. In Australia, state and territory legislation was followed, in 2015, with a conviction in New South Wales highlighting the problem with laws that speak to fantasies of ‘mutilation’. This article analyses the positioning of Islamic women as victims of their culture, represented as performing their roles as vehicles for demonic possession, unable to authorize agency or law. Through a perverse framing of ‘mutilation’, and in the case through the interpretation of the term ‘mutilation’, practices of FGC as law performed by women are obscured, avoiding the challenge of a real multiculturalism that recognises lawful practices of migrant cultures in democratic countries.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-07-23T09:28:47Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919856681
       
  • Recognising an Ecological Ethic of Care in the Law of Everyday Shared
           Spaces
    • Authors: Jane Holder, Donald McGillivray
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      Law plays a vital role in the life and loss of open shared spaces, used and enjoyed on an everyday basis by local people. In this article, we adopt an analytical framework based on an ethic of care to critique the registration of land as a ‘town or village green’, using the example of an inquiry into the greens status of an ancient woodland. Analysing written and oral witness statements in this inquiry makes clear the centrality of such places in many people’s lives, giving rise to community-based, and forward-looking, interests. However, the legal focus upon quantitative assessments of individuals’ use of land in the recent past means that the prospective consequences of losing such valued areas are currently poorly acknowledged, and accounted for, in the registration process. This leads to the question whether an ethic of care towards everyday shared spaces may be better recognised via more deliberative plan-making regimes.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-07-09T09:52:58Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919858703
       
  • Fighting Corruption in Russia: Its Characteristics and Purpose
    • Authors: Leanid Kazyrytski
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      This article examines possible reasons for the inefficiency of criminal policy in the fight against corruption in modern Russia and presents a critical analysis of the role of the supreme state authorities responsible for the development and implementation of criminal laws. It is noted that corruption is functional for the stable development of the Russian authoritarian system, which is based on relations of patrimonial capitalism. The real purpose of campaigns against corruption is emphasized, and it is argued that the implementation of an effective anti-corruption strategy is impossible in modern Russia since this presupposes a threat to the survival of its political and economic model.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-07-02T07:10:56Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919859052
       
  • Finding a Voice: Silence and its Significance for Transitional Justice
    • Authors: Janine Natalya Clark
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.
      On the surface at least, silence appears to have no obvious or legitimate place within transitional justice. The latter is about voice and about truth-telling, about creating a factual record of what happened. The core aim of the article, however, is to demonstrate that silence is highly relevant to transitional justice. To develop this argument, it explores two possible and interrelated functions of silence – as a form of resistance and as a survival strategy. Conceptualizing silence as a form of absence, and emphasizing a dialectical relationship between silence as being and becoming, the article underlines the transformative possibilities of silence and their significance for transitional justice. In particular, silence can aid in the development of more agentic and contextually sensitive ways of dealing with the past. A major challenge for transitional justice, thus, is to find ways of allowing silence to ‘speak’.
      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-06-25T09:20:13Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919856685
       
  • Victimization Devices: Exploring Challenges Facing Litigation-Based
           Transnational Environmental Justice
    • Authors: Sebastián Ureta, Patricio Flores, Linda Soneryd
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-04-12T08:54:56Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919841121
       
  • Precarious Workers and Probationary Wives: How Immigration Law
           Discriminates Against Women
    • Authors: Catherine Briddick
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-04-09T09:25:00Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919839187
       
  • ‘Quiet’ Transitional Justice: ‘Publicness’, Trust and Legitimacy
           in the Search for the ‘Disappeared’
    • Authors: Lauren Dempster
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-03-08T09:44:03Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919833027
       
  • Visions of Public Safety, Justice, and Healing: The Making of the Rape Kit
           Backlog in the United States
    • Authors: Andrea Quinlan
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-02-22T07:11:50Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919829848
       
  • The European Pillar of Social Rights and the Quest for EU Social
           Sustainability
    • Authors: Konstantinos Alexandris Polomarkakis
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-02-15T06:55:51Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919829199
       
  • The Negative Dialectics of Law: Luhmann and the Sociology of Juridical
           Concepts
    • Authors: Rodrigo Cordero
      First page: 3
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-01-08T06:45:40Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663918819173
       
  • Examining Male Wartime Rape Survivors’ Perspectives on Justice in
           Northern Uganda
    • Authors: Philipp Schulz
      First page: 19
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-01-07T07:13:07Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663918822158
       
  • The South African TRC as Neoliberal Reconciliation: Victim Subjectivities
           and the Synchronization of Affects
    • Authors: Josh Bowsher
      First page: 41
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-01-15T09:18:43Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663918822139
       
  • Homophobia and Homonationalism: LGBTQ Law Reform in Canada
         This is an Open Access Article Open Access Article

    • Authors: Miriam Smith
      First page: 65
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-01-11T05:25:53Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663918822150
       
  • When a Single Man Wants to Be a Father: Revealing the Invisible Subjects
           in the Law Regulating Fertility Treatment
    • Authors: Atina Krajewska, Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan
      First page: 85
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-02-20T10:05:07Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919826352
       
  • Pursuing Democracy in an Authoritarian State: Protest and the Rule of Law
           in Hong Kong
    • Authors: Benny Tai, Scott Veitch, Fu Hualing, Richard Cullen
      First page: 107
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-09-26T11:18:08Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919869725
       
  • Book Review: The Illusion of the Free Press
    • Authors: Pablo Marshall
      First page: 146
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-13T06:51:04Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919884180
       
  • Book Review: Sociological Jurisprudence: Juristic Thought and Social
           Inquiry
    • Authors: Ben Farrand
      First page: 149
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-25T06:47:26Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919884202
       
  • Book Review: A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty
           to Normalization and Beyond
    • Authors: Marco Piasentier
      First page: 154
      Abstract: Social & Legal Studies, Ahead of Print.

      Citation: Social & Legal Studies
      PubDate: 2019-11-20T09:16:03Z
      DOI: 10.1177/0964663919884203
       
 
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