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  • Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives: Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements book cover

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Elements of Genocide book cover

    Elements of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham

    Elements of Genocide provides an authoritative evaluation of the current perception of the crime, as it appears in the decisions of judicial authorities, the writings of the foremost academic experts in the field, and in the texts of Commission Reports. Genocide constitutes one of the most…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • New Critical Legal Thinking: Law and the Political book cover

    New Critical Legal Thinking

    Law and the Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Stone, Illan rua Wall, Costas Douzinas

    New Critical Legal Thinking articulates the emergence of a stream of critical legal theory which is directly concerned with the relation between law and the political. The early critical legal studies claim that all law is politics is displaced with a different and more nuanced theoretical arsenal.…

    Hardback – 2012-07-05
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-05-03
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-04-17
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-04-05
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Genocide, State Crime and the Law: In the Name of the State book cover

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law

    In the Name of the State, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its…

    Hardback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law: From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes book cover

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law

    From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Predrag Dojcinovic

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law addresses the emerging jurisprudence and international law concerning propaganda in war crimes investigations and trials. The role of propaganda in the perpetration of atrocities has emerged as a central theme in the war crimes trials in the past…

    Hardback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge

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