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  • Privatising Punishment in Europe? book cover

    Privatising Punishment in Europe?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Daems, Tom Vander Beken

    In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) penal institutions and an increasing presence of private…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law book cover

    Max Weber's Interpretive Sociology of Law

    1st Edition

    By Michel Coutu

    This book presents a clear and precise account of the structure and content of Max Weber's sociology of law: situating its methodological and epistemological specificity in relation to other approaches to the sociology of law; as well as offering a critical evaluation of Weber's usefulness for…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory book cover

    Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-08-17
    Routledge

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma book cover

    Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    1st Edition

    By Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gómez Ligüerre, Lela Mélon

    Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a '…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries: Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation book cover

    Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba N. Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons book cover

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons, 1st Edition

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Drones and Responsibility: Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons book cover

    Drones and Responsibility

    Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Ezio Di Nucci, Filippo Santoni de Sio

    How does the use of military drones affect the legal, political, and moral responsibility of different actors involved in their deployment and design? This volume offers a fresh contribution to the ethics of drone warfare by providing, for the first time, a systematic interdisciplinary discussion…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Global Challenges in the Arctic Region: Sovereignty, environment and geopolitical balance book cover

    Global Challenges in the Arctic Region

    Sovereignty, environment and geopolitical balance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Conde, Sara Iglesias Sánchez

    Bringing together interconnected discussions to make explicit the complexity of the Arctic region, this book offers a legal discussion of the ongoing territorial disputes and challenges in order to frame their impact into the viability of different governance strategies that are available at the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in many family law texts. Family life for older members has…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin: Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation book cover

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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