E-books: Law

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    eBook – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Human Enhancement Drugs book cover

    Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka van de Ven, Kyle J. D. Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    Despite increasing interest in the use of human enhancement drugs (HEDs), our understanding of this phenomenon and the regulatory framework used to address it has lagged behind. Encompassing public health, epidemiology, neuroethics, sport science, criminology, and sociology, this book brings…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The International Criminal Court and the Lord’s Resistance Army: Enduring Dilemmas of Transitional Justice book cover

    The International Criminal Court and the Lord’s Resistance Army

    Enduring Dilemmas of Transitional Justice, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Otieno Wasonga

    This book interrogates the sharp contrast that emerged between demands of the norms of international rule of law and the interests of conflict resolution at a local level in northern Uganda. Examining how the nature and character of complex conflict situations like that of northern Uganda…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights: An International Miscarriage of Justice? book cover

    Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights

    An International Miscarriage of Justice?, 1st Edition

    By Brian Doolan

    This title was first published in 2001. The case of Lawless v Ireland is a landmark in the development of human rights jurisprudence. Stemming from the introduction of detention without trial by the Irish government in response to the resurgence of political violence, much of the material relevant…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policing America's Educational Systems book cover

    Policing America's Educational Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harrison Watts

    Policing America’s Educational Systems, edited by John Harrison Watts, describes methods of policing modern educational settings, covering both K-12 public school and public or private colleges and universities. Using topical examples, subject-matter experts introduce the history of policing in…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    CRC Press

  • Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies book cover

    Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland: Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past book cover

    Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland

    Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Dempster

    This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Clinard and Quinney's Criminal Behavior Systems: A Revised Edition book cover

    Clinard and Quinney's Criminal Behavior Systems

    A Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By A. Javier Treviño

    An important classic, familiar to virtually all criminologists, Clinard and Quinney’s Criminal Behavior Systems: A Revised Edition begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a useful typology of criminal behavior systems. It classifies crime into…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry: The Legal and Contractual Framework book cover

    Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Effective Expert Witnessing, Fourth Edition: Practices for the 21st Century book cover

    Effective Expert Witnessing, Fourth Edition

    Practices for the 21st Century, 4th Edition

    By Jack V. Matson, Suha F. Daou, Jeffrey G. Soper

    First Published in 2004: Effective Expert Witnessing, Fourth Edition broadens the scope of previous editions by featuring case studies and examples from a wide range of disciplines including psychology, medicine, forensics, toxicology, engineering, and environmental science. It presents legal…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

    After 1989 human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after ‘…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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