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

  • Social Psychology and Justice book cover

    Social Psychology and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Allan Lind

    This ground-breaking new volume reviews and extends theory and research on the psychology of justice in social contexts, exploring the dynamics of fairness judgments and their consequences. Perceptions of fairness, and the factors that cause and are caused by fairness perceptions, have long been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Universal Basic Income book cover

    Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Gringo Injustice: Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law book cover

    Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    The recent mass shooting of 22 innocent people in El Paso by a lone White gunman looking to "Kill Mexicans" is not new. It is part of a long, bloody history of anti-Latina/o violence in the United States. Gringo Injustice brings this history to life, shedding critical light on the complex…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water book cover

    Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Right to a Fair Trial book cover

    The Right to a Fair Trial

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    The right to a fair trial is often held as a central constitutional protection. It nevertheless remains unclear what precisely should count as a 'fair' trial and who should decide verdicts. This already difficult issue has become even more important given a number of proposed reforms of the trial,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • A Criminological Imagination: Essays on Justice, Punishment, Discourse book cover

    A Criminological Imagination

    Essays on Justice, Punishment, Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Pat Carlen

    A Criminological Imagination contains a selection of key articles from Pat Carlen's research studies of magistrates' courts and women's imprisonment together with a range of other articles on social control, discourse analysis, ideology, punishment, criminology and critique. They are all informed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology

  • Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates book cover

    Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates, 2nd Edition

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    Now in its second edition, Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates provides a valuable overview of this fast-paced and growing area of law. As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent, new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Environment: Key Issues book cover

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu, Andrea Schapper

    The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights. Taking a socio-legal approach, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

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