Law: Socio-Legal Studies

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

    Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines, 2nd Edition

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

    Why We Kill examines violence in many of its manifestations, exploring how culture plays a role in people's understanding of violent action. Fully updated, with new chapters covering more conventional forms of homicide and mass shootings in the USA, this book examines psychological, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Law for Criminologists: Principles and Theory in Criminal Justice book cover

    Criminal Law for Criminologists

    Principles and Theory in Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Noel Cross

    Criminal Law for Criminologists uses theoretical and practical research to bridge the gap between ‘the law in the books’ (criminal law doctrine) and ‘the law in action’ (criminal justice process). It introduces the key policies and principles that drive criminal law in England, and then explains…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The Costs of Crime and Justice book cover

    The Costs of Crime and Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Mark A. Cohen

    This book presents a comprehensive view of the financial and non-financial consequences of criminal behavior, crime prevention, and society’s response to crime. Crime costs are far-reaching including medical costs, lost wages, property damage and pain, suffering, and reduced quality of life to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Key Directions in Legal Education: National and International Perspectives book cover

    Key Directions in Legal Education

    National and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Jones, Fiona Cownie

    Key Directions in Legal Education identifies and explores key contemporary and emerging themes which are significant and heavily debated within legal education from both UK and international perspectives. It provides a rich comparative dialogue and insights into the current and future directions of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy: Case Studies and Practical Strategies book cover

    A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Henne, Rita Shah

    Featuring contributions from scholars from across the globe, Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies is a comprehensive resource that addresses the challenges related to public conversations around crime and policy. In an era of fake news, misguided rhetoric about immigrants and refugees, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Transparency: New Trajectories in Law book cover

    Transparency

    New Trajectories in Law, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Adams

    This book critiques the contemporary recourse to transparency in law and policy. This is, ostensibly, the information age. At the heart of the societal shift toward digitalisation, is the call for transparency and the liberalisation of information and data. Yet, with the recent rise of concerns…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    New Trajectories in Law

  • Educating for Justice book cover

    Educating for Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Cooper, Louise C. Trubek

    Published in 1997, an edited collection of essays by a group of international public interest scholars and activists that examines the role and function of the law school in developing, transmitting and understanding the use of law to bring about social change to the advantage of subordinated…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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