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  • Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking

    Edited by Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, Baerbel Heide Uhl

    Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as modern slavery. It is a serious criminal activity that has significant ramifications for the human rights of the victims. It poses major challenges to the state, society and individual victims. THB is not a static given but a constantly…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Police Work and Identity

    A South African Ethnography

    By Andrew Faull

    This is a book about the men and women who police contemporary South Africa. Drawing on rich, original ethnographical data, it considers how officers make sense of their jobs and how they find meaning in their duties. It demonstrates that the dynamics that lead to police abuses and scandals in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts

    First Supplement

    Edited by Andrew Burr

    Delay and disruption in the course of construction impacts upon building projects of any scale. Now in its 5th edition Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts continues to be the pre-eminent guide to these often complex and potentially costly issues and has been cited by the judiciary as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • British Media and the Rwandan Genocide

    By John Nathaniel Clarke

    Throughout the 1990s, humanitarian interventionism sat at a crossroads, where ideas about rights and duties within and beyond borders collided with an international reality of civil conflict where the most basic human rights were violated in the most brutal manner. This growing awareness of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    Edited by Konstantinos Kapparis, Ilias Arnaoutoglou, Dimos Spatharas, Authored by Douglas M. MacDowell

    Douglas M. MacDowell (1931 – 2010) was a scholar of international renown and the articles included here cover a significant area of classical scholarship, discussing Athenian law, law-making and legal procedure, Old Comedy, comedy and law, politics and lexicography. All of these articles, published…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Russil Durrant

    This book offers a clear, up-to-date, comprehensive, and theoretically-informed introduction to criminal psychology, exploring how psychological explanations and approaches can be integrated with other perspectives drawn from evolutionary biology, neurobiology, sociology, and criminology. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts

    A Comparative and Legal Perspective

    By Katalin Kelemen

    Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to explain their disagreement to the public in a separate opinion…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of socio-political crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina

    By Rosario Figari Layus

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance – punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a use of violence that has no measure…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

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