Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • Somali Piracy: A Criminological Perspective book cover

    Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China book cover

    Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Victimology and Victim Rights: International comparative perspectives book cover

    Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental Crime in Transnational Context: Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology book cover

    Environmental Crime in Transnational Context

    Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. The increasing cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is one of the reasons why governments and the enforcement community have trouble in finding the proper responses. Law…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • In Pursuit of Foresight: Disaster Incubation Theory Re-imagined book cover

    In Pursuit of Foresight

    Disaster Incubation Theory Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    By Mike Lauder

    Many inquiry reports blame management for their failures of foresight. These reports are based on the premise that, with a little more thought, these oversights, and so the crisis, would have been avoided. Is it really that simple? The important question is whether, without hindsight, it would have…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Comparative Executive Clemency: The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective book cover

    Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice: The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt book cover

    Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice: Managing the Power Within book cover

    The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences and Solutions book cover

    Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

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