Law: Socio-Legal Studies - Public Policy

  • Green Crimes and Dirty Money book cover

    Green Crimes and Dirty Money

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Daan van Uhm, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Third World Approaches to International Law: On Praxis and the Intellectual book cover

    Third World Approaches to International Law

    On Praxis and the Intellectual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Amar Bhatia, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offerings generated over the past five years and (2) to provide chapters on important new substantive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt book cover

    Criminal Law and Precrime

    Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt, 1st Edition

    By Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar, Mark Doerksen

    In Philip K. Dick’s short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick’s allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Many of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Police Militarization: Understanding the Perspectives of Police Chiefs, Administrators, and Tactical Officers book cover

    Police Militarization

    Understanding the Perspectives of Police Chiefs, Administrators, and Tactical Officers, 1st Edition

    By Scott W. Phillips

    The increased militarization of the police in the United States has been a topic of controversy for decades, brought to the public eye in notable events such as the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of battering rams in the 1980s and the siege of the Weaver family at Ruby Ridge, Idaho, in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions book cover

    Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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