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Law and Critique

Law and Critique

Editors-in-Chief: C. Douzinas; S. Motha

ISSN: 0957-8536 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8617 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10978

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Managing Editors
Costas Douzinas
Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Fiona Macmillan
Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Emilios Christodoulidis
University of Glasgow, UK

Associate Editor:
Carolina Amadeo, Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Editorial Committee
Bethania Assy
, Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Emilios Christodoulidis, University of Glasgow, UK  
Başak Ertür, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Michelle Everson, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Adam Gearey, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Ben Golder, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Peter Goodrich, Cardozo School of Law, New York, USA
Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Piyel Haldar, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Patrick Hanafin, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Valerie Kelley, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Elena Loizidou, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Fiona Macmillan, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Karin van Marle, University of the Free State, South Africa
Daniel Matthews, University of Hong Kong, HKSAR
Angus McDonald, Staffordshire University, UK
Stewart Motha, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, University of Westminster, UK
Sara Ramshaw, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Anton Schütz, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Marty Slaughter, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Honni Van Rijswijk, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Illan Wall, University of Warwick, UK


Editorial Board
Maria Aristodemou, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Anne Barron, London School of Economics, UK
Bill Bowring, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Tony Carty, Tsinghua University, China
David Caudill, Villanova School of Law, USA
Marinos Diamantides, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Neil Duxbury, London School of Economics, UK
Lindsay Farmer, University of Glasgow, UK
Peter Fitzpatrick, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Bernard Jackson, University of Manchester, UK
William MacNeil, Southern Cross University, Australia
Shaun McVeigh, University of Melbourne, Vict., Australia
Panu Minkkinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Leslie Moran, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Tim Murphy, London School of Economics, UK
Peter Rush, University of Melbourne, Vict., Australia
Johan van der Walt, University of Luxembourg
Matthew Weait, University of Portsmouth, UK
Sally Wheeler, Australia National University, Australia
Louis Wolcher, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Alison Young, University of Melbourne, Vict., Australia

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    Law and Critique is the prime international critical legal theory journal. It has been published for 20 years and is associated with the Critical Legal Conference. Law and Critique covers all aspects of legal theory, jurisprudence and substantive law that are approached from a critical perspective. Law and Critique has introduced into legal scholarship a variety of schools of thought, such as postmodernism; feminism; queer theory; critical race theory; literary approaches to law; psychoanalysis; law and the humanities; law and aesthetics and post-colonialism. Postmodern jurisprudence, law and aesthetics and law and psychoanalysis were pioneered in Law and Critique which remains the most authoritative international source for these schools of thought. Law and Critique is keen to translate and incorporate non-English critical legal thought. More specifically, Law and Critique encourages the submission of articles in the areas of critical legal theory and history, law and literature, law and psychoanalysis, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, law and post-colonialism; postmodern jurisprudence, law and aesthetics; legal phenomenology; and law and autopoiesis. Past special issues include: 'Critical Legal Education'; 'The Gender of Law'; 'Law and Postmodernism'; 'Law and Literature'; 'Law and Post-colonialism', 'Law and Theatre'; 'Jean-Luc Nancy and Law'; 'Agamben and Law'.

    Law and Critique is ranked amongst the top 20 per cent of law journals by the Australian Research Council.

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