Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • The Criminal Law of Genocide: International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects book cover

    The Criminal Law of Genocide

    International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Paul Behrens

    Edited by Ralph Henham

    This collection of essays presents a contextual view of genocide. The authors, who are academic authorities and practitioners in the field, explore the legal treatment, but also the social and political concepts and historical dimensions of the crime. They also suggest alternative justice solutions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Medical Self-Regulation: Crisis and Change book cover

    Medical Self-Regulation

    Crisis and Change, 1st Edition

    By Mark Davies

    Self-regulation constitutes an important aspect of the regulatory and oversight process governing professionals. This book focuses directly on medical self-regulation in the context of both the wider regulatory framework and that of other regulatory models. Through a critical consideration of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: A Challenge to Impunity book cover

    The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

    A Challenge to Impunity, 1st Edition

    By Mauro Politi, Giuseppe Nesi

    This book focuses on the Statute of the International Criminal Court, gathering contributions by leading scholars and diplomats. It examines the main features of the Statute, highlighting its strengths and weaknesses, the role of the ICC in the international protection of human rights and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • International Law as the Law of Collectives: Toward a Law of People book cover

    International Law as the Law of Collectives

    Toward a Law of People, 1st Edition

    By John R. Morss

    This book is concerned with how we can make sense of the confusing landscape of individualistic explanation in international law. Arguing that international law lacks the vocabulary to deal with the collective dimension and therefore perpetuates an individualistic vocabulary, the book develops and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Transitional Justice: Images and Memories book cover

    Transitional Justice

    Images and Memories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chrisje Brants Langeraar, Antoine Hol, Dina Siegel Rozenblit

    Transitional justice is usually associated with international criminal courts and tribunals, but criminal justice is merely one way of dealing with the legacy of conflict and atrocity. Justice is not only a matter of law. It is a process of making sense of the past and accepting the possibility of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Exploring Courtroom Discourse: The Language of Power and Control book cover

    Exploring Courtroom Discourse

    The Language of Power and Control, 1st Edition

    By Le Cheng

    Edited by Anne Wagner

    This volume presents a combination of practical, empirical research data and theoretical reflection to provide a comparative view of language and discourse in the courtroom. The work explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of "Power and Control"…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe: From Rule of Law to Quality of Justice book cover

    Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe

    From Rule of Law to Quality of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Piana

    This volume focuses on a highly challenging aspect of all European democracies, namely the issue of combining guarantees of judicial independence and mechanisms of judicial accountability. It does so by filling the gap in European scholarship between the two policy sectors of enlargement and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy book cover

    After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Transitional Justice

  • Remorse: Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives book cover


    Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Michael Proeve, Steven Tudor

    Remorse is a powerful, important and yet academically neglected emotion. This book, one of the very few extended examinations of remorse, draws on psychology, law and philosophy to present a unique interdisciplinary study of this intriguing emotion. The psychological chapters examine the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood: Explanation, Prevention and Punishment book cover

    Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood

    Explanation, Prevention and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Machteld Hoeve, Peter H. van der Laan

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society. Focusing on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28

  • Muslims and Crime: A Comparative Study book cover

    Muslims and Crime

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Muzammil Quraishi

    In the aftermath of 9/11 a critical analysis of offending and victimisation of Asian Muslims is desperately required. Muslims and Crime addresses this need by means of a comparative criminological evaluation of British and Pakistani South Asian Muslims. In addition to providing a succinct review…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • A Prescription for Dignity: Rethinking Criminal Justice and Mental Disability Law book cover

    A Prescription for Dignity

    Rethinking Criminal Justice and Mental Disability Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Perlin

    Examining the treatment of persons with mental disabilities in the criminal justice system, this book offers new perspectives that are crucial to an understanding of the ways in which society projects onto criminal defendants prejudices and attitudes about responsibility, free will, autonomy,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

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