E-books: Law

  • Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets book cover

    Enhancing Board Effectiveness

    Institutional, Regulatory and Functional Perspectives for Developing and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Franklin Ngwu, Onyeka K Osuji, Chris Ogbechie, David Williamson

    Enhancing Board Effectiveness seeks to examine the conceptualization and role of the board in a variety of contexts and articulate solutions for improving the effectiveness of the board, especially in developing and emerging markets. Enhancing Board Effectiveness with therefore address the…

    eBook – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • Russian Discourses on International Law: Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon book cover

    Russian Discourses on International Law

    Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon

    By P. Sean Morris

    A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book evaluates and presents a contemporary analysis of Russian discourses on international law from various perspectives, including sociological, theoretical, political, and…

    eBook – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Enforcement of International Environmental Law: Challenges and Responses at the International Level book cover

    Enforcement of International Environmental Law

    Challenges and Responses at the International Level

    By Martin Hedemann-Robinson

    The international community has generated several hundred multilateral environmental agreements, yet it has been far less successful in developing means to ensure that contracting parties honour them in practice. The subject of law enforcement has traditionally attracted relatively little attention…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Torture as State Crime: A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer book cover

    Torture as State Crime

    A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer

    By Melanie Collard

    Can we understand torture by focusing on the torture chamber or even on the states in which it is practiced, or do we have to consider the wider political context in which it is embedded? This is the central question of this book which explores concepts of state crime for understanding and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Great Debates in Criminology book cover

    Great Debates in Criminology

    By Chad Posick, Michael Rocque

    This book explores the role of theory and research in criminology. Adopting a unique and refreshing approach to criminological theory, it focuses on the great debates in criminology from its inception as a field to the present day. It explores the debates that have motivated criminological thought,…

    eBook – 2018-07-11

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space book cover

    Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space

    Edited by Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Bert-Jaap Koops

    Today, public space has become a fruitful venue for surveillance of many kinds. Emerging surveillance technologies used by governments, corporations, and even individual members of the public are reshaping the very nature of physical public space. Especially in urban environments, the ability of…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Unlocking Company Law book cover

    Unlocking Company Law

    4th Edition

    By Susan McLaughlin

    Unlocking Company Law is the ideal resource for learning and revising Company Law. This 4th edition has been extensively updated, and this, along with its many pedagogical features, makes it the ideal companion for students studying Company Law. Each chapter in the book contains: • aims and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Unlocking the Law

  • Principled International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Tort Law book cover

    Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay, Joanna Chuah Hui Ying

    Commencing its search for a principled international criminal justice, this book argues that the Preamble to the Rome Statute requires a very different notion of justice than that which would be expected in domestic jurisdictions. This thinking necessitates theorising what international criminal…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Business of Television book cover

    The Business of Television

    By Ken Basin

    In this book, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, financial, and legal structure of the U.S. television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better…

    eBook – 2018-07-11

  • Police Cooperation and Sovereignty in the EU: Norway’s Lessons for Europe book cover

    Police Cooperation and Sovereignty in the EU

    Norway’s Lessons for Europe

    By Synnøve Ugelvik

    The State and the police are traditionally seen as closely connected phenomena. Today, however, rapid EU legal developments mean that European police forces are no longer tied to a specific national legal context or a specific territory in the way they used to be. Norway is not a member of the EU.…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Transnational Criminal Justice

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