Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • The Anxiety of the Jurist: Legality, Exchange and Judgement book cover

    The Anxiety of the Jurist

    Legality, Exchange and Judgement, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Michelon

    Edited by Maksymilian Del Mar

    The contributions in this volume pay homage to Zenon BaÅ„kowski, with a focus on problems concerning law’s normalization and the revitalizing force of anxiety. Ranging from political critique to methodological issues and from the role of human rights in development to the role of parables and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition book cover

    The Death Penalty in Africa

    The Path Towards Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Racial Criminalization of Migrants in the 21st Century book cover

    Racial Criminalization of Migrants in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Palidda

    Over the last two decades in the West, there has been a significant increase in the arrest, imprisonment and detention of migrants. The racial criminalization and victimization of migrants and Roma people has led judicial authorities, local governments, the police, mass media and the general…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • The Logic of Consent: The Diversity and Deceptiveness of Consent as a Defense to Criminal Conduct book cover

    The Logic of Consent

    The Diversity and Deceptiveness of Consent as a Defense to Criminal Conduct, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westen

    The Logic of Consent analyzes the varied nature of consent arguments in criminal law and examines the confusions that commonly arise from the failure of legislatures, courts and commentators to understand them. Peter Westen skillfully argues that the conceptual aspect accounts for a significant…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Law, Justice and Power

  • China's Drug Practices and Policies: Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context book cover

    China's Drug Practices and Policies

    Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe, Bin Liang

    In the context of global efforts to control the production, distribution and use of narcotic drugs, China's treatment of the problem provides an important means of understanding the social, political, and economic limits of national and international policies to regulate drug practices. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Institutional Failures: Duke Lacrosse, Universities, the News Media, and the Legal System book cover

    Institutional Failures

    Duke Lacrosse, Universities, the News Media, and the Legal System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard M. Wasserman

    The authors of this new collection argue that the many features of the now-infamous Duke University men’s lacrosse controversy are best understood in the context of the three major socio-legal institutions in which the drama played out. The legal system, Duke University, and the news media all…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Profiling in Policy and Practice book cover

    Profiling in Policy and Practice

    1st Edition

    By David Canter, Laurence Alison

    'Profilers' and 'Profiling' are now widely discussed, often with almost mythical respect. This is the first volume to cut through the confusions and misunderstandings surrounding this topic to report on detailed, original, scientific research that examines the variations in criminal behaviour from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Offender Profiling Series

  • International Criminal Justice: Law and Practice from the Rome Statute to Its Review book cover

    International Criminal Justice

    Law and Practice from the Rome Statute to Its Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Bellelli

    This volume presents an overview of the principal features of the legacy of International Tribunals and an assessment of their impact on the International Criminal Court and on the review process of the Rome Statute. It illustrates the foundation of a system of international criminal law and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Integrity Systems for Occupations book cover

    Integrity Systems for Occupations

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Alexandra, Seumas Miller

    An integrity system is an integrated assemblage of institutional mechanisms, designed to minimize ethical misconduct and promote ethical health in institutions, organizations, occupations and the like. This book analyses, describes and demonstrates the value of well-designed integrity systems for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Decisions to Imprison: Court Decision-Making Inside and Outside the Law book cover

    Decisions to Imprison

    Court Decision-Making Inside and Outside the Law, 1st Edition

    By Rasmus H. Wandall

    Rasmus Wandall uses quantitative and qualitative methods from studies carried out in Denmark, to address the formal and informal norms and ideologies that are used to generate decisions to imprison. Focusing on the operations of the courtroom participants, his work investigates how court…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality: Investigating the Triangle of Racial, Gender and Disability Discrimination book cover

    European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality

    Investigating the Triangle of Racial, Gender and Disability Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawson

    Edited by Dagmar Schiek

    This book contributes to a critical reflection of current legislative and jurisprudential developments in Non-Discrimination Law, focusing on the European Union. The book is focused on intersectionality between gender, race and disability and the question of whether, and to what extent, this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Memory, Imagination, Justice: Intersections of Law and Literature book cover

    Memory, Imagination, Justice

    Intersections of Law and Literature, 1st Edition

    By David Gurnham

    Through the creative use of literary analysis, Memory, Imagination, Justice provides a critical and highly original discussion of contemporary topics in criminal law and bioethics. Author David Gurnham uses popular and classical texts, by authors including Shakespeare, Dickens, Euripides, Kafka,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

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