Law: Socio-Legal Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond book cover

    Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
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  • Unarmed and Dangerous: Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police book cover

    Unarmed and Dangerous

    Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police, 1st Edition

    By Jon Shane, Zoë Swenson

    There is tremendous controversy across the United States (and beyond) when a police officer uses deadly force against an unarmed citizen, but often the conversation is devoid of contextual details. These details matter greatly as a matter of law and organizational legitimacy. In this short book,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-02 
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  • Risk in Probation Practice book cover

    Risk in Probation Practice

    1st Edition

    By Hazel Kemshall

    First published in 1998, this volume examines risk in probation practice through consideration of the context, the risk differences and how to reconcile them. Hazel Kemshall responds to a recent crisis in the probation service of offenders committing crimes while on probation, prompting a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Europe's Other: European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity book cover

    Europe's Other

    European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fitzpatrick, James Henry Bergeron

    First published in 1998, this volume focuses critically on the European identity of the law of the European Union, of national law and the law of human rights. It is primarily concerned with the ways in which European identity is created through the rejection of a malign Other constituted in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • From Dissonance to Sense: Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law book cover

    From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Law School - Global Issues, Local Questions book cover

    The Law School - Global Issues, Local Questions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Cownie

    First published in 1999, this international collection of essays on legal education addresses the following issues: The Law School and the University. Research into legal education has often been regarded as a marginal activity as compared with research into substantive areas of law. However,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Love and Law in Europe book cover

    Love and Law in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Petersen

    First published in 1998, this volume aims to draw attention to an ongoing shift in the perception of law, which is now increasingly understood as a cultural and historical phenomenon. As other such phenomena – like music, literature, or art – it is acknowledged that it is created in a specific…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Green Crimes and Dirty Money book cover

    Green Crimes and Dirty Money

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Daan van Uhm, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
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  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
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  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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