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  • Punishment and Process in International Criminal Trials book cover

    Punishment and Process in International Criminal Trials

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Henham

    International sentencing has become significant given the numerous events on the world stage which have focused attention on the justifications and adequacy of punishment for heinous crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity. In addition to providing a detailed evaluation of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Pathways to Reconciliation: Between Theory and Practice book cover

    Pathways to Reconciliation

    Between Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cleo Fleming

    Edited by Philipa Rothfield

    Reconciliation: what makes it possible, what impedes it, how to foster and promote it and how to build the social conditions in which it can flourish? These are pressing questions for an increasingly significant concept in community and international relations. This book is a creative engagement…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • State Responses to International Law book cover

    State Responses to International Law

    1st Edition

    By Kendall Stiles

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question – and the topic of this book – is: who complies?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Theorizing Transitional Justice book cover

    Theorizing Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti, Nir Eisikovits

    This book addresses the theoretical underpinnings of the field of transitional justice, something that has hitherto been lacking both in study and practice. With the common goal of clarifying some of the theoretical profiles of transitional justice strategies, the study is organized along crucial…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Law and the Politics of Reconciliation book cover

    Law and the Politics of Reconciliation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Veitch

    This collection of essays by an international group of authors explores the ways in which law and legal institutions are used in countries coming to terms with traumatic pasts and, in some cases, traumatic presents. In putting to question what is often taken for granted in uncritical calls for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Refugee Law and Practice in Japan book cover

    Refugee Law and Practice in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Osamu Arakaki

    This volume examines the development of refugee law and policy in Japan. The book discusses systemic weaknesses and compares the evolution of law in other states to highlight problems in Japan's refugee determination system. Ultimately, the book calls for Japan to reform failing systems and take…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Contested Words: Legal Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Liberal Democracies book cover

    Contested Words

    Legal Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Liberal Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Ian Cram

    In modern liberal democracies, rights-based judicial intervention in the policy choices of elected bodies has always been controversial. For some, such judicial intervention has trivialized and impoverished democratic politics. For others judges have contributed to a dynamic and healthy dialogue…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Asylum Seekers and the State: The Politics of Protection in a Security-Conscious World book cover

    Asylum Seekers and the State

    The Politics of Protection in a Security-Conscious World, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Tazreiter

    Highly topical in subject matter, Asylum Seekers and the State reveals immigration policy as a political process which has social consequences not only for the newcomer group, but also for the wider receiver society. This work considers the obligations which receiver societies have for considering…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Domestic Deployment of the Armed Forces: Military Powers, Law and Human Rights book cover

    Domestic Deployment of the Armed Forces

    Military Powers, Law and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head, Scott Mann

    Until recently, internal use of the armed forces has been generally regarded by the public, as well as academic commentators, as conduct to be expected of a military or autocratic regime, not a democratic government. There is however growing concern that the 'war on terror' has been used to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Liberal Way of War: Legal Perspectives book cover

    The Liberal Way of War

    Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Robert P. Barnidge, Jr

    Examining some of the huge challenges that liberal States faced in the decade after 11 September 2001, the chapters in this book address three aspects of the impact of more than a decade of military action.This book begins by considering four different expressions of universalist moral aspirations,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility: A Global Perspective book cover

    Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Don Cipriani

    Children of almost any age can break the law, but at what age should children first face the possibility of criminal responsibility for their alleged crimes? This work is the first global analysis of national minimum ages of criminal responsibility (MACRs), the international legal obligations that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Genetic Discrimination: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response book cover

    Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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