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  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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 – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • 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 – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve: Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom book cover

    Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve

    Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Ross Wolf, Carol Borland Jones

    Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve provides an in-depth comparison between volunteer policing in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and explores the shared past and similar—yet sometimes divergent—evolution of special constables, auxiliaries, and reserves. It discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia: Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code book cover

    The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code, 1st Edition

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • The Ethics of Care: Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving book cover

    The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • 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

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