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The Persistence of Collective Memory: Protecting and Preserving Protest Art through Law

In this post for Borderlands, Assistant Professor Hamsini Marada argues for the role of protest art as a form of collective memory and the implications of its censorship.

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Decolonisation and Racial Justice: A Critical Assessment of Multiculturalism in Hong Kong and Singapore

In this post, Alvin Hoi-Chun Hung offers a critical view on decolonisation practises under multiculturalism and through nationalisation and state racialisation in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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The Temporal Promise of Sociolegal Design

Professor Perry-Kessaris provides and account of the evolution and possible future of designerly ways in Socio-Legal studies.

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Sexuality, Rights and Culture in the Postcolony

In this special post for Frontiers marking Pride month 2022, Professor Carl Stychin reflects on sexuality, rights and culture in the postcolony.

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#MeToo, Consent and Contract Law

In this post for Borderlands, Renata Grossi asks whether contract law can learn anything from the #MeToo discussions of consent.

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Pushing at the Boundaries of Legal Personhood

In this post for Borderlands, Dr Flora Renz pushes the boundaries of legal personhood by encouraging us to reflect on the implications for disability.

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Gendered Spaces and Divided Streets: the Policing of Women by the University of Oxford

In this post for Borderlands, Dr Olivia Durand tells us the history of the policing of women by the university of oxford.

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New Legal Realism and Empirical Legal Studies in the United States

In this post for Borderlands, Professor Bryant Garth tells the story of the evolution of New Legal Realism and Empirical Legal Studies in the United States.

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Pivoting Through a Pandemic: Learning from Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Abuse

Professor Vanessa Munro, Dr Siobhan Weare and Lara Hudspith reflect on some of the findings of the JiCSAV project, which explores the justice journeys of sexual violence survivors during Covid-19.

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The Relevance of Actor Network Theory for Ecological Issues in Socio-Legal Studies

In this post for Borderlands, Gerben Geessink explains how Actor Network theory can provide an interesting framework for Socio-Legal Studies into ecological issues.

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What Makes an Ideal Prosecutrix? A Call for Socio-Legal Analysis of Indian Sexual Offence Cases

Sarthak Chaudhary and Richa Jain reflect on rape myths and the construction of ideal victims within sexual offence cases by the Indian judiciary.

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How to Handbook the Sociology of Law as a Borderland Science

In this post, Professor Jiří Přibáň reflects on the Sociology of Law as a borderline science and its differences with Socio-Legal Studies.