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  • Cyber Consumer Law and Unfair Trading Practices

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Coteanu

    Of great interest to practitioners, policymakers and academics - as well as to consumers and traders in general - this timely work addresses all important legal and practical issues that arise in connection with online trading. This important work outlines the existing legislation and legal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Puritan Culture of America's Military

    U.S. Army War Crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Lorenzo

    This book explores Puritanism and its continuing influence on U.S. and military law in the Global War on Terror, exploring connections between Puritanism and notions of responsibility in relation to military crimes, superstitious practices within the military, and urges for revenge. Engaging with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Church and State in Western Society

    Established Church, Cooperation and Separation, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Eberle

    The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship. Focusing on the United Kingdom, where there is official recognition of one religion by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations

    Feminist Criminology and Corrections, 1st Edition

    By Alana Van Gundy, Amy Baumann-Grau

    A rich examination of the neglect and abuses occurring to women in correctional facilities, Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations draws upon a wealth of case studies from around the world and class action lawsuits to shed light on ’covert’ abuse such as sexual or physical abuse, as well…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Coming to Terms with Chance

    Engaging Rational Discrimination and Cumulative Disadvantage, 1st Edition

    By Oscar H. Gandy

    The application of probability and statistics to an ever-widening number of life-decisions serves to reproduce, reinforce, and widen disparities in the quality of life that different groups of people can enjoy. As a critical technology assessment, the ways in which bad luck early in life increase…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Most Deserving of Death?

    An Analysis of the Supreme Court's Death Penalty Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Williams

    The role of capital punishment in America has been criticised by those for and against the death penalty, by the judiciary, academics, the media and by prison personnel. This book demonstrates that it is the inconsistent and often incoherent jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court which…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • State Secretaries of State

    Guardians of the Democratic Process, 1st Edition

    By Jocelyn F. Benson

    Nearly a decade after the 2000 Presidential elections invited a firestorm of questions about the sanctity of our democratic process, there continues to be a heightened interest in the role of state-wide elections officials, typically the state's Secretary of State - this book looks into their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Internet Child Pornography and the Law

    National and International Responses, 1st Edition

    By Yaman Akdeniz

    This book provides a critical assessment of the problem of internet child pornography and its governance through legal and non-legal means, including a comparative assessment of laws in England and Wales, the United States of America and Canada in recognition that governments have a compelling…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    1st Edition

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    The field of public administration holds social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, but African American voices in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration have been ignored all too often. This book is the first to formally chronicle the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Sorrow

    Families, Victims, and the Micro-Organization of Youth Homicide, 1st Edition

    By Daniel D. Martin

    Drawing on several years of research with grief support organizations and the families and friends of murdered children, this book examines the emotional experience of families in the aftermath of a homicide. It examines the politics of sorrow, offering a comparative analysis of White and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Borderline Slavery

    Mexico, United States, and the Human Trade, 1st Edition

    By Moira Murphy-Aguilar

    Edited by Susan Tiano

    Exploring human trafficking in the US - Mexico borderlands as a regional expression of a pressing global problem, Borderline Slavery sheds light on the contexts and causes of trafficking, offering policy recommendations for addressing it that do justice to border communities' complex circumstances.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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