Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench: Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic book cover

    Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic, 1st Edition

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Protest, Property and the Commons: Performances of Law and Resistance book cover

    Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of ‘social centres’, or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, poststructuralism and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Social Justice

  • The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide: Their Impact on Collective Memory book cover

    The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide

    Their Impact on Collective Memory, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Fournet

    This highly original work provides a thought-provoking and valuable resource for researchers and academics with an interest in genocide, criminology, international organizations, and law and society. In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression book cover

    The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression

    1st Edition

    By Mauro Politi

    Edited by Giuseppe Nesi

    The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court entered into force in 2002 and the ICC will soon be fully operational. Earlier in the ICC process, an international conference was held in Trento to address a specific issue that is still unresolved in the post-Rome negotiations: the crime of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25

  • Women in War: Examples from Norway and Beyond book cover

    Women in War

    Examples from Norway and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Kjersti Ericsson

    This book examines what happens to women and gender relations in times of upheaval. The experience of Norway during World War II, with some visits to other parts of the world as well, is used to demonstrate general, gendered issues that are actualized in wars both past and present. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30

  • Family Violence and Police Response: Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries book cover

    Family Violence and Police Response

    Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries, 1st Edition

    By Marijke Malsch

    Edited by Wilma Smeenk

    Police response to incidents of intimate partner violence can be critical. This volume investigates the elements in the institutional, legal and organizational context that are relevant for police response to incidents in the realm of the private sphere and whether there exists a relation with the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • Treatment programmes for high risk offenders book cover

    Treatment programmes for high risk offenders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Devon Polaschek

    High risk offenders can have a disproportionate impact on their communities because, despite all manner of sentencing options, they continue to commit a wide range of crimes, both minor and serious. It is tempting to throw the book at them, sometimes even to throw away the key. However, anything…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

  • Theories of Justice book cover

    Theories of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Alejandra Mancilla

    Edited by Tom Campbell

    Forty years ago, in his landmark work A Theory of Justice, the American philosopher John Rawls depicted a just society as a fair system of cooperation between citizens, regarded as free and equal persons. Justice, Rawls famously claimed, is 'the first virtue of social institutions'. Ever since…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    The Library of Essays on Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Genevieve Lennon, Clive Walker

    In the years since 9/11, counter-terrorism law and policy has proliferated across the world. This handbook comprehensively surveys how the law has been deployed in all aspects of counter-terrorism. It provides an authoritative and critical analysis of counter-terrorism laws in domestic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

  • The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction book cover

    The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior

    Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh, Jonathan D. Bolen

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behavior from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology of crime from a biosocial perspective. It suggests that it is necessary to understand…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • The Social Construction of Corruption in Europe book cover

    The Social Construction of Corruption in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Dirk Tänzler, Konstadinos Maras

    The volume demonstrates the suitability of the theory of social constructivism in portraying and analyzing the diversity of the phenomenon of corruption. The approach of social constructivism taken in this volume is able to reconstruct the 'construction of corruption' both from a societal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Law, Crime and Culture

  • The Last Judgment: Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture book cover

    The Last Judgment

    Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Skotnicki

    In a culture obsessed with law, judgment, and violence, this book challenges Christians to remember that Jesus urged his followers to judge no one, bring harm upon no one, and follow no law save the law of altruistic love. It traces Christian history first to show that Christians of an earlier age…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

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