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  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime, Fourth Edition, is the only text to look at the array of mainstream and unconventional explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    A collection of papers in English by one of the foremost historians of the social and economic structure of ​medieval rural communities, who here examines local societies in rural northern Spain and Portugal in the early middle ages. Principal themes are scribal practice and the analysis of charter…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Mair, Sean Patrick Donlan

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Rise of Law and Economics

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By George Priest

    This is a history - though, intentionally, a brief history - of the rise of law and economics as a field of thought in the US college and law school academy, though the field has expanded to Europe and South America and will expand further as other legal systems develop. This book explains the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Black Men in Law School

    Unmatched or Mismatched, 1st Edition

    By Darrell D. Jackson

    Grounded in Critical Race Theory (CRT), Black Men in Law School refutes the claim that when African American law students are "mismatched" with more selective law schools, the result is lower levels of achievement and success. Presenting personal narratives and counter-stories, Jackson demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

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