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  • Gender, Sexuality, and the Law book cover

    Gender, Sexuality, and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debra L. DeLaet, Renée Ann Cramer

    This volume examines the role of law as a tool for advancing women’s rights and gender equity in local, national, and global contexts. Many feminist scholars note a marked failure of law to achieve goals connected to women’s rights and gender equality. Despite its limitations, law provides…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Sport, Violence and Society book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge

  • The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’: Exploring Change and Continuity in Crime and Harm book cover

    The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’

    Exploring Change and Continuity in Crime and Harm, 1st Edition

    By Justin Kotzé

    The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’ seeks to critically interrogate the supposed statistical decline of crime rates, thought to have occurred in a number of predominantly Western countries over the past two decades. Whilst this trend of declining crime rates seems profound, serious questions need to be…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order book cover

    Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Hua

    This book examines China’s striving for a constitutional order in the 20th century from comparative, historical, and theoretical perspectives. Through a comprehensive study of six major constitutional reforms experienced by China in the last century, Shiping Hua explores pragmatism, instrumentalism…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • A New Introduction to Jurisprudence: Legality, Legitimacy and the Foundations of the Law book cover

    A New Introduction to Jurisprudence

    Legality, Legitimacy and the Foundations of the Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cliteur, Afshin Ellian

    A New Introduction to Jurisprudence takes one of the central problems of law and jurisprudence as its point of departure: what is the law? Adopting an intermediate position between legal positivism and natural law, this book reflects on the concept of ‘liberal democracy’ or ‘constitutional…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Leading the Police: A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017 book cover

    Leading the Police

    A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox, Iain Channing

    In 2015 the College of Policing published its Leadership Review with specific reference to the type of leadership required to ensure that the next generation of Chief Constables and their management approach will be fit for purpose. Three key issues were highlighted as underpinning the effective…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice book cover

    Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tim Goddard, Randy Myers

    Activists, policymakers, and scholars in the US have called for policy reform and evidence-based efforts to decrease the number of people in jail and prison, improve hostile police–community relations, and rollback the "tough on crime" movement. Given that poor people, particularly poor people of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe book cover

    Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Criminology and the Anthropocene book cover

    Criminology and the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Holley, Clifford Shearing

    The Anthropocene signals a new age in Earth’s history, a human age, where we are revealed as a powerful force shaping planetary systems. What might criminology be in the Anthropocene? What does the Anthropocene suggest for future theory and practice of criminology? This book seeks to contribute to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics book cover

    Measuring Crime

    Behind the Statistics, 1st Edition

    By Sharon L. Lohr

    Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality book cover

    Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Asian Perspectives on International Investment Law book cover

    Asian Perspectives on International Investment Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    With changes to the international investment law landscape and Asian countries now actively developing their network of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and free trade agreements (FTAs), this volume studies issues relating to Asian perspectives on international investment law and forecasts the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

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