Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Postmodernist and Post-Structuralist Theories of Crime book cover

    Postmodernist and Post-Structuralist Theories of Crime

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Edited by Bruce A. Arrigo

    This volume presents the rich and provocative historical, theoretical, methodological, and applied developments within affirmative postmodern and post-structural criminology. This includes the evolution of thought that embraces the "linguistic turn" in crime, law justice, and social change.…

    Hardback – 2010-08-24
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays in Theoretical Criminology

  • Unspeakable Truths: Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions book cover

    Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth…

    Paperback – 2010-08-23
    Routledge

  • Victims, Policy-making and Criminological Theory: Selected Essays book cover

    Victims, Policy-making and Criminological Theory

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Paul Rock began studying sociological criminology in 1961 and his intellectual history has run parallel to and in conversation with the evolution of the discipline over that long period. He became a professional scholar when symbolic interactionism, sociological phenomenology and 'labelling theory…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Routledge
    Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology

  • The Ethics of Public Health, Volumes I and II book cover

    The Ethics of Public Health, Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    With a number of public health panics emerging in the past few years, most recently the panic over 'swine flu' in 2009, the publication of this two volume collection is extremely timely. These two volumes cover the complete range of issues relating to the ethics of public health. Topics include…

    Hardback – 2010-03-28
    Routledge
    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

  • Drugs and Crime: Volume II book cover

    Drugs and Crime

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mangai Natarajan

    Despite twenty years of research, it is still debated whether drug dependency leads to crime, or whether involvement in crime increases the probability of drug dependency. This is because the relationship between drugs and crime is mediated by a great many variables, including the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2010-03-22
    Routledge
    The Library of Drug Abuse and Crime

  • International Legal Personality book cover

    International Legal Personality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fleur Johns

    Who or what is entitled to act on the international plane? Where should responsibility for violations of international law lie? What sort of entities are capable of possessing international legal rights? What is the status of individuals, minority groups, non-governmental bodies, international…

    Hardback – 2010-03-17
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays in International Law

  • Thinking about Punishment: Penal Policy Across Space, Time and Discipline book cover

    Thinking about Punishment

    Penal Policy Across Space, Time and Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tonry

    Thinking about Punishment pulls together the key writings by Michael Tonry on penal policy trends in western countries, racial and ethnic disparities, and sentencing policies, practices, and theories. Recent research in the past few decades shows that these topics are inextricably interrelated.…

    Hardback – 2009-12-16
    Routledge
    Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology

  • Why We Kill: Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines book cover

    Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Infanticide, serial killings, war, terrorism, abortion, honour killings, euthanasia, suicide bombings and genocide; all involve taking of life. Put most simply, all involve killing one or more other people. Yet cultural context influences heavily how one perceives all of these, and indeed, some…

    Paperback – 2009-12-01
    Willan

  • Regulating Audiovisual Services book cover

    Regulating Audiovisual Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Gibbons

    In recent years, the changing nature of audiovisual services has had a significant impact on regulatory policy and practice. The adoption of digital technology means that broadcasting, cable, satellite, the Internet and mobile telephony are converging, enabling each of them to deliver the same…

    Hardback – 2009-10-07
    Routledge
    Library of Essays in Media Law

  • Media Freedom and Contempt of Court book cover

    Media Freedom and Contempt of Court

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Barendt

    The essays discuss the restrictions imposed by contempt of court and other laws on media freedom to attend and report legal proceedings. Part I contains leading articles on the open justice principle. They examine the extent to which departures from that principle should be allowed to protect the…

    Hardback – 2009-10-06
    Routledge
    Library of Essays in Media Law

  • The Origins of Criminology: A Reader book cover

    The Origins of Criminology

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole H. Rafter

    The Origins of Criminology: A Reader is a collection of nineteenth-century texts from the key originators of the practice of criminology – selected, introduced, and with commentaries by the leading scholar in this area, Nicole Rafter. This book presents criminology as a unique field of study that…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Beyond Law in Context: Developing a Sociological Understanding of Law book cover

    Beyond Law in Context

    Developing a Sociological Understanding of Law, 1st Edition

    By David Nelken

    This intriguing collection of essays by David Nelken examines the relationship between law, society and social theory and the various ideas social theorists have had about the actual and ideal 'fit' between law and its social context. It also asks how far it is possible to get beyond this…

    Hardback – 2009-02-19
    Routledge
    Collected Essays in Law

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