Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Doping and Public Health book cover

    Doping and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services book cover

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services, 1st Edition

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy: The needs of battered women and the response of the public services book cover

    Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence in the Family: An annotated bibliography book cover

    Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence book cover

    Domestic Violence

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide: Their Impact on Collective Memory book cover

    The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide

    Their Impact on Collective Memory, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Fournet

    This highly original work provides a thought-provoking and valuable resource for researchers and academics with an interest in genocide, criminology, international organizations, and law and society. In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Taxing Culture: Towards a Theory of Tax Collection Law book cover

    Taxing Culture

    Towards a Theory of Tax Collection Law, 1st Edition

    By Ann Mumford

    The introduction of self-assessment for income tax collection in the late 1990s marked a striking moment of cultural convergence between the UK and the US. This book analyses the socio-political factors leading to and resulting from this fundamental change in the relationship between taxpayers and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge
    Socio-Legal Studies

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights: Coercion and the Law book cover

    Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

    Coercion and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Brendan D. Kelly

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Women in War: Examples from Norway and Beyond book cover

    Women in War

    Examples from Norway and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Kjersti Ericsson

    This book examines what happens to women and gender relations in times of upheaval. The experience of Norway during World War II, with some visits to other parts of the world as well, is used to demonstrate general, gendered issues that are actualized in wars both past and present. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social Science and Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years. As CAM develops alongside - and sometimes integrates with - conventional medicine, this handbook provides the first major overview of its regulation and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith book cover

    Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith

    1st Edition

    By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

    The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were spent on the authentication and trustworthiness of the narrators, there has been less study focused on the contents of these…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

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