First Online papers, now on the OSLS site

As of May 2021, our First Online papers will be published directly on the journal’s site, in an issue of their own: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-2000 This issue will be constantly updated as First Online papers go on to be published in their final iteration and are replaced with others. The papers published on this site will continue… Read More First Online papers, now on the OSLS site

Courting women in the Gulf monarchies: State power, gender and judging (Rania Maktabi)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series Forthcoming: Gender and Judging in the Middle East and Africa Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1185 Received 01 September 2020, Accepted 15 December 2020 The article highlights the appointment of women as adjudicators in court in the Gulf monarchies between 2005–2020. The main question addressed is: What are the driving forces behind the inclusion of… Read More Courting women in the Gulf monarchies: State power, gender and judging (Rania Maktabi)

The terrifying abyss of insignificance: Marginalisation, mattering and violence between young people (Luke Billingham, Keir Irwin-Rogers)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Forthcoming: “Youth Violence” Reframed: Disrupting DiscoursesDoi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1178 Received 21 October 2019, Accepted 01 September 2020 The concept of mattering can be helpful for understanding the ways in which structural and historical factors affect individual psychologies. This paper lays out the usefulness of mattering as a lens through which to examine why… Read More The terrifying abyss of insignificance: Marginalisation, mattering and violence between young people (Luke Billingham, Keir Irwin-Rogers)

“Human rights” in dispute: State violence and demands for justice in a comparative perspective (Lucia Eilbaum)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Forthcoming: Social Control, Judicialization of Social Problems and Governance of Security in Comparative PerspectivesDoi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1182 Received 07 February 2020, Accepted 16 December 2020 This paper proposes a reflection on the “human rights” category, as a native category, endowed with local and specific meanings. Therefore, it utilizes a comparative perspective by contrast… Read More “Human rights” in dispute: State violence and demands for justice in a comparative perspective (Lucia Eilbaum)

A history of abuse: Documenting the harms experienced by the “Trainspotting generation” (Samantha Weston)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Forthcoming: “Youth Violence” Reframed: Disrupting Discourses Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1172 Received 25 November 2019, Accepted 07 July 2020 The story of the past 40 years has been the relentless hollowing-out of industrial Britain leading to long-term unemployment and discarded generations that have been excluded socially and economically (Pearson 1987a, 1987b, Buchanan and Young 2000).… Read More A history of abuse: Documenting the harms experienced by the “Trainspotting generation” (Samantha Weston)

“Look who is laughing now”: Physical capital, boxing, and the prevention of repeat victimisation (Deborah Jump)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Forthcoming: “Youth Violence” Reframed: Disrupting Discourses Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1171 Received 24 January 2020, Accepted 20 July 2020 This paper’s aim is to further current thinking around young men’s perceptions and understanding of violence, and the use of boxing as a vehicle in the prevention of repeat victimization. The focus is on the… Read More “Look who is laughing now”: Physical capital, boxing, and the prevention of repeat victimisation (Deborah Jump)

Women at the bench: Does it make a difference? Assessing the impact of women judges in addressing gender-based issues in Ghana (Maame Efua Addadzi-Koom, Lydia A. Nkansah)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series Forthcoming: Gender and Judging in the Middle East and Africa Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1175 Received 19 September 2019, Accepted 30 November 2020 The impact of women judges in addressing gender-based issues, particularly in Africa, is largely under-researched both at the regional and country-specific levels. This paper researches on the impact of women judges… Read More Women at the bench: Does it make a difference? Assessing the impact of women judges in addressing gender-based issues in Ghana (Maame Efua Addadzi-Koom, Lydia A. Nkansah)

Política Criminal e Tecnologia: A monitoração eletrônica no Brasil e na Argentina em perspectiva comparada (Criminal Policy and Technology: Electronic monitoring in Brazil and Argentina in a comparative perspective) (Cristina Zackseski)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, forthcoming: Social Control, Judicialization of Social Problems and Governance of Security in Comparative Perspectives Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1167 Received 07 February 2020, Accepted 20 November 2020 Este texto contém uma análise comparada da política criminal do Brasil e da Argentina a partir de seus documentos, estudos e narrativas sobre suas experiências de monitoração… Read More Política Criminal e Tecnologia: A monitoração eletrônica no Brasil e na Argentina em perspectiva comparada (Criminal Policy and Technology: Electronic monitoring in Brazil and Argentina in a comparative perspective) (Cristina Zackseski)

Defensive urbanism and local governance: Perspectives from the Basque Country (Gema Varona)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, forthcoming: Social Control, Judicialization of Social Problems and Governance of Security in Comparative Perspectives Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1138 Received 08 January 2020, Accepted 24 March 2020 In contrast with the perspective of local safety audits for women, which aim to promote the democratic use of public space in the context of inclusive urbanism… Read More Defensive urbanism and local governance: Perspectives from the Basque Country (Gema Varona)

Online activism & street harassment: Critical cartographies, counter-mapping & spatial justice – Bianca Kate Fileborn

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Forthcoming: “Youth Violence” Reframed: Disrupting Discourses https://doi.org/10.35295/osls.iisl/0000-0000-0000-1144 Received 08 October 2019, Accepted 17 January 2020 Social media and activist sites have provided an avenue to contest the dominant framing of street harassment as “trivial” and have sought to make street harassment and its harms visible. To date, digital activism has been analysed… Read More Online activism & street harassment: Critical cartographies, counter-mapping & spatial justice – Bianca Kate Fileborn