The Law, Crime and Culture series explores an increasingly important and topical area of interdisciplinary research, covering a broad range of themes from understandings of social and legal order in individual cultures to intersections of criminological, legal and cultural inquiry. The series promotes cross-disciplinary and comparative research and the series editors actively welcome submissions on the many and varied topics related to crime, social control, and legal culture across the world.
By Clara Rigoni
August 12, 2022
In the last 20 years, the related phenomena of honour-based violence and forced marriages have received increasing attention at the international and European level. Punitive responses towards this type of violence have been adopted, including ad hoc criminalisation and legislation containing ...
By Andi Hoxhaj
October 18, 2019
This book analyses the development of anti-corruption as a policy field in the European Union with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report. It reconstructs the origins of anti-corruption policy in the 1990s when the EU started to recognise corruption as a serious crime with a ...
By Dirk Tänzler, Konstadinos Maras
May 24, 2017
The volume demonstrates the suitability of the theory of social constructivism in portraying and analyzing the diversity of the phenomenon of corruption. The approach of social constructivism taken in this volume is able to reconstruct the 'construction of corruption' both from a societal ...