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  • Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe?: Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies book cover

    Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe?

    Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Goodall, Margaret Malloch, Bill Munro

    After the collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and disintegration of the Soviet Union, scholars focused on the problems of legal transitions within the newly emerging democracies. Two decades on, these states are in ‘post-transition’ conditions; having undergone and continuing to experience…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Policing and Human Rights: The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg book cover

    Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Julia Hornberger

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Competing Sovereignties book cover

    Competing Sovereignties

    1st Edition

    By Richard Joyce

    Competing Sovereignties provides a critique of the concept of sovereignty in modernity in light of claims to determine the content of law at the international, national and local levels. In an argument that is illustrated through an analysis of debates over the control of intellectual property law…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge

  • Islamophobia in the West: Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes book cover

    Islamophobia in the West

    Measuring and Explaining Individual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Helbling

    Since the late 1980s, growing migration from countries with a Muslim cultural background, and increasing Islamic fundamentalism related to terrorist attacks in Western Europe and the US, have created a new research field investigating the way states and ordinary citizens react to these new…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations book cover

    Reading Modern Law

    Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Buchanan, Stewart Motha, Sundhya Pahuja

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Transitional Justice:: International Models and Local Realities in East Timor book cover

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice:

    International Models and Local Realities in East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Lia Kent

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms – including trials and truth commissions – have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the 'Past'? book cover

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade

    Remedying the 'Past'?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernne Brennan, John Packer

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the ‘Past’? Addresses how reparations might be obtained for the legacy of the Trans Atlantic slave trade. This collection lends weight to the argument that liability is not extinguished on the death of the plaintiffs or perpetrators. Arguing…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution book cover

    The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

    Beyond Restitution, 1st Edition

    By Anneke Smit

    The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution explores how the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. The focus of most of the international community’s recent protection efforts has been on returning…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom book cover

    Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law: Imagined Constitutions, Remembered Legalities book cover

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law

    Imagined Constitutions, Remembered Legalities, 1st Edition

    By Ian Duncanson

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law considers the intersection of these terms in the historical development of what has come to be known as the ‘rule of law’. The separation of governmental powers, checks and balances, and judicial independence signified something entirely new in the way in…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge

  • Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide: The Cat's Paw book cover

    Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw, 1st Edition

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity - in violation of international criminal laws - in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

  • Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice book cover

    Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11
    Routledge

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