• State Crime book cover

    State Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Race and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Coretta Phillips

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of race and crime continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Now, to make some sense of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent Chetail, Oliver Jütersonke

    The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific book cover

    Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Saul, Catherine Renshaw

    While the Asia Pacific region is one of the world’s largest by population size, it has long been known for having the least developed regional and national institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights, particularly compared to the well-developed systems in Europe, the Americas, and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Conciliarism and Church Law in the Fifteenth Century: Studies on Franciscus Zabarella and the Council of Constance book cover

    Conciliarism and Church Law in the Fifteenth Century

    Studies on Franciscus Zabarella and the Council of Constance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Morrissey

    Crises are never the best of times and the era of the Great Western Schism (1378-1417) easily qualifies as one of the worst of times. As a professor of canon law at the University of Padua and later cardinal, and as a major theorist in the conciliarist movement, Franciscus Zabarella (1360-1417)…

    Hardback – 2014-04-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Law and Society book cover

    Law and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Cowan, Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler

    The thriving and well-established field of Law and Society (also referred to as Sociolegal Studies) has diverse methodological influences; it draws on social-scientific and arts-based methods. The approach of scholars researching and teaching in the field often crosses disciplinary borders, but,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Gender & International Law book cover

    Gender & International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to…

    Hardback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Risk book cover

    Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

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    Law and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith E. Whittington

    Law and politics are deeply intertwined. Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument with which government tries to influence society. Law is also the means by which government itself is structured, regulated, and controlled. It is no surprise, then, that law is an important prize…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

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    Law and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Faundez

    Law and Development emerged in the United States in the 1960s and rapidly spread throughout the world. Its intellectual origins can be traced back to the boundless confidence of some American legal academics about the possibilities of achieving democratic change in developing countries through…

    Hardback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

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    Critical Legal Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Costas Douzinas, Colin Perrin

    Critical Legal Theory has conventionally been traced to the social, political, and philosophical movements of the 1960s and, before that, to the early-twentieth-century ‘realist’ critique of modern jurisprudence. In truth, however, its origins go back to classical and pre-modern thought, and to…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib: Qadis, Muftis and Family Law book cover

    The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib

    Qadis, Muftis and Family Law, 1st Edition

    By David S. Powers

    The first eleven essays in this collection treat the application of Islamic law in qadi courts in the Maghrib in the period between 1100 and 1500 CE. Based on preserved legal documents and the expert opinions of Muslim jurists (Muftis), the essays examine family law cases involving legal minority,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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