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  • Perspectives on Female Sex Offending: A Culture of Denial book cover

    Perspectives on Female Sex Offending

    A Culture of Denial, 1st Edition

    By Myriam S. Denov

    The issue of child sexual abuse has gained widespread attention over the last three decades, but minimal attention has been paid to sexual abuse by women. Victims of female sex offenders have been virtually ignored or neglected from serious study. Consequently we have little knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Welfare and Society

  • The Integrity of the Judge: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    The Integrity of the Judge

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Soeharno

    There is no consensus among legal scholars on the meaning of judicial integrity, nor has legal scholarship yet seen a well-articulated discussion about the normative concept of judicial integrity. This book makes an analysis of the discourses on judicial integrity in judiciaries in both established…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Rules of Law and Laws of Ruling: On the Governance of Law book cover

    Rules of Law and Laws of Ruling

    On the Governance of Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann

    Offering an anthropological perspective, this volume explores the changing relations between law and governance, examining how changes in the structure of governance affect the relative social significance of law within situations of legal pluralism. The authors argue that there has been a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty book cover

    Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty

    1st Edition

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Edited by Charles Sampford

    The responsibility to protect ('R2P') principle articulates the obligations of the international community to prevent conflict occurring, to intervene in conflicts, and to assist in rebuilding after conflicts. The doctrine is about protecting civilians in armed conflicts from four mass atrocity…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Transnational Governance: Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation book cover

    Transnational Governance

    Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Mann

    Edited by Michael Head

    As globalization continues to spread and evolve, so nation-states attempt to govern financialization, tax evasion, corruption, terrorism, civil and military conflicts and environmental dangers, social polarization and the complexities in human rights implementation, by institutional and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration: The Revival of the Prison book cover

    Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration

    The Revival of the Prison, 1st Edition

    By Chris Cunneen, Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Mark Brown, Melanie Schwartz, Alex Steel

    What are the various forces influencing the role of the prison in late modern societies? What changes have there been in penality and use of the prison over the past 40 years that have led to the re-valorization of the prison? Using penal culture as a conceptual and theoretical vehicle, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • Legitimacy and Trust in Criminal Law, Policy and Justice: Norms, Procedures, Outcomes book cover

    Legitimacy and Trust in Criminal Law, Policy and Justice

    Norms, Procedures, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Nina Peršak

    Whereas previous studies of legitimacy and trust have mostly dealt with procedural justice and the police, this book focuses on other crucial understudied aspects of legitimacy within criminal law, policy and criminal justice. The chapters expand and develop current criminological, legal and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • The Dynamics of Law and Morality: A Pluralist Account of Legal Interactionism book cover

    The Dynamics of Law and Morality

    A Pluralist Account of Legal Interactionism, 1st Edition

    By Wibren van der Burg

    This book investigates the dynamic intertwinement of law and morality, with a focus on new and developing fields of law. Taking as its starting point the debates and mutual misunderstandings between proponents of different philosophical traditions, it argues that this theoretical pluralism is…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • The Role of Consent in Human Trafficking book cover

    The Role of Consent in Human Trafficking

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Elliott

    Human trafficking is consistently featured on the global political agenda. This book examines the trafficking of adult female victims for sexual exploitation, and specifically the understanding of consent and its influence in the identification and treatment of trafficking victims. Jessica Elliott…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime: Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre book cover

    Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-09

  • Combating International Crime: The Longer Arm of the Law book cover

    Combating International Crime

    The Longer Arm of the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven David Brown

    The realities of international law enforcement are widely misunderstood and generally mystifying to the uninitiated. Combating cross border crime is a dynamic aspect of criminal justice that is becoming increasingly complex and directly relevant to national and local level policing. Unfortunately,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society book cover

    Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society, 1st Edition

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

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