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  • Land Relations Policy in Southern African Development Community States book cover

    Land Relations Policy in Southern African Development Community States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2011-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib: Qadis, Muftis and Family Law book cover

    The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib

    Qadis, Muftis and Family Law, 1st Edition

    By David S. Powers

    The first eleven essays in this collection treat the application of Islamic law in qadi courts in the Maghrib in the period between 1100 and 1500 CE. Based on preserved legal documents and the expert opinions of Muslim jurists (Muftis), the essays examine family law cases involving legal minority,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honor of James A. Brundage book cover

    Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe

    Essays in Honor of James A. Brundage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Pennington, Melodie Harris Eichbauer

    This volume brings together papers by a group of scholars, distinguished in their own right, in honour of James Brundage. The essays are organised into four sections, each corresponding to an important focus of Brundage's scholarly work. The first section explores the connection between the…

    Hardback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge

  • A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine: Imperialism, Property and Insurgency book cover

    A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine

    Imperialism, Property and Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Zeina B. Ghandour

    British discourse during the Mandate, with its unremitting convergence on the problematic ‘native question’, and which rested on racial and cultural theories and presumptions, as well as on certain givens drawn from the British class system, has been taken for granted by historians. The validity of…

    Paperback – 2011-07-26
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Marks of an Absolute Witch: Evidentiary Dilemmas in Early Modern England book cover

    Marks of an Absolute Witch

    Evidentiary Dilemmas in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Orna Alyagon Darr

    This work explores the social foundation of evidence law in a specific historical social and cultural context - the debate concerning the proof of the crime of witchcraft in early modern England. In this period the question of how to prove the crime of witchcraft was the centre of a public debate…

    Hardback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge

  • Imprisoning Medieval Women: The Non-Judicial Confinement and Abduction of Women in England, c.1170-1509 book cover

    Imprisoning Medieval Women

    The Non-Judicial Confinement and Abduction of Women in England, c.1170-1509, 1st Edition

    By Gwen Seabourne

    The non-judicial confinement of women is a common event in medieval European literature and hagiography. The literary image of the imprisoned woman, usually a noblewoman, has carried through into the quasi-medieval world of the fairy and folk tale, in which the 'maiden in the tower' is one of the…

    Hardback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge

  • Globalising British Policing book cover

    Globalising British Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina Sinclair

    Globalising British Policing demonstrates how the policing system in place in Britain today has emerged from an historical overlap of two broad policing models: a civil (English) and a semi-military (colonial) tradition. Until relatively recently colonial policing received considerably less…

    Hardback – 2011-03-23
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris A. Williams

    Between the mid-nineteenth century and the present, the British police gained and to a large extent maintained a reputation as the 'best in the world', largely due to their ability to maintain order through consent rather than coercion. Much recent research, however, has pointed out that the label…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • The New Police in the Nineteenth Century book cover

    The New Police in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lawrence

    The period 1829-1856 witnessed the introduction of the 'New Police' to Great Britain and Ireland. Via a series of key legislative acts, traditional mechanisms of policing were abolished and new, supposedly more efficient, forces were raised in their stead. Subsequently, the introduction of the 'New…

    Hardback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • Lynching: American Mob Murder in Global Perspective book cover

    Lynching

    American Mob Murder in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Thurston

    Addressing one of the most controversial and emotive issues of American history, this book presents a thorough reexamination of the background, dynamics, and decline of American lynching. It argues that collective homicide in the US can only be partly understood through a discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge

  • Theories and Origins of the Modern Police book cover

    Theories and Origins of the Modern Police

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Emsley

    This volume is the first of four that will provide some of the most significant, English-language articles on the historical development of the police institution. The articles included in this volume are broadly of two kinds. The first introduce some of the theoretical outlines that have been…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • The Methodology of Legal Theory: Volume I book cover

    The Methodology of Legal Theory

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Michael Giudice, Wil Waluchow

    The last decade has witnessed a particularly intensive debate over methodological issues in legal theory. The publication of Julie Dickson's Evaluation and Legal Theory (2001) was significant, as were collective returns to H.L.A. Hart's 'Postscript' to The Concept of Law. While influential articles…

    Hardback – 2010-10-28
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays in Contemporary Legal Theory

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