E-books: Law

  • The Lower Criminal Courts book cover

    The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Battlefield Forensics for Persian Gulf States: Regional and U.S. Military Weapons, Ammunition, and Headstamp Markings book cover

    Battlefield Forensics for Persian Gulf States

    Regional and U.S. Military Weapons, Ammunition, and Headstamp Markings, 1st Edition

    By Don Mikko, William Bailey

    Battlefield Forensics for Persian Gulf States provides an illustrative reference of various weapons, toolmarks, headstamps, and other traits in order to identify the origins of a variety of guns, casings, and ammunition that can be found in the Middle East. Various conflicts in the region have led…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • Psychoanalysis, Law, and Society book cover

    Psychoanalysis, Law, and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Plinio Montagna, Adrienne Harris

    Psychoanalysis, Law, and Society explores the connections between psychoanalysis and law, arguing that these are required not only for conceptual or theoretical needs in both fields, but also for the vast range of practical implications and possibilities their association enables. The book is…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    This book details some of the most important and interesting questions raised about the NEC4 family of contracts and provides clear, comprehensive answers to those questions. Written by an NEC expert with over 20 years’ experience using, advising and training others, the book has several…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Literature and Law book cover

    Literature and Law

    1st Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    The fields of literature and law intersect in frequent, and often surprising ways. This clear and concise book offers an introduction to the area, covering the history, key thinkers and ideas as well as detailed and fascinating studies into areas such as evidence and truth, inheritance, sex,…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • Strategic Security: Forward Thinking for Successful Executives book cover

    Strategic Security

    Forward Thinking for Successful Executives, 1st Edition

    By Jean Perois

    Strategic Security will help security managers, and those aspiring to the position, to think strategically about their job, the culture of their workplace, and the nature of security planning and implementation. Security professionals tend to focus on the immediate (the urgent) rather than the…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Mental Capacity Casebook: Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary book cover

    Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Ryan-Morgan

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) provides a legal framework for acting on behalf of individuals who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Mental Capacity Casebook showcases numerous real-life case studies in accordance to this Act. Through the exploration of various mental…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Private Policing book cover

    Private Policing

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Button

    The second edition of Private Policing details the substantial involvement of private agents and organisations involved in policing beyond the public police. It develops a taxonomy of policing and explores in depth each of the main categories, examining the degree of privateness, amongst several…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles book cover

    The Business of Human Rights

    Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles, 1st Edition

    By Alex Newton

    The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations’ adverse impacts on human rights in recent years. Corporations make up more than two-thirds of the world’s top economies today, and so rightly they are being called to account for their impacts on society and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics book cover

    Measuring Crime

    Behind the Statistics, 1st Edition

    By Sharon L. Lohr

    Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Sport, Violence and Society book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

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