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  • Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects

    A New Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Diane Webber

    Preventive detention as a counter-terrorism tool is fraught with conceptual and procedural problems and risks of misuse, excess and abuse. Many have debated the inadequacies of the current legal frameworks for detention, and the need for finding the most appropriate legal model to govern detention…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Cartel Criminality

    The Mythology and Pathology of Business Collusion, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Harding, Jennifer Edwards

    Anti-competitive business cartels, engaging in practices such as price fixing, market sharing, bid rigging and restrictions on output, are now subject to strong official censure and rigorous legal control in a large number of jurisdictions across the world. The longstanding condemnation under the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Women in War

    Examples from Norway and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Kjersti Ericsson

    This book examines what happens to women and gender relations in times of upheaval. The experience of Norway during World War II, with some visits to other parts of the world as well, is used to demonstrate general, gendered issues that are actualized in wars both past and present. The authors…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Prisoner Voices from Death Row

    Indian Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Reena Mary George

    Death penalty has produced endless discourses not only in the context of prisons, prisoners and punishment but also in various legal aspects concerning the validity of death penalty, the right to life, and torture. Death penalty is embedded in Indian law, however very little is known about the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial, 1st Edition

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Financial War on Terrorism

    A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Ryder

    On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists committed the largest and deadliest terrorist attack in the United States of America. The response from the inter-national community, and in particular the US, was swift. President George Bush declared what has commonly been referred to as either the ‘War on…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • The Securitization and Policing of Art Theft

    The Case of London, 1st Edition

    By John Kerr

    The subject of many films and books, art theft is a fascinating topic that continues to capture the popular imagination. However, it is one of many types of art crime that remain under-researched and which require much more academic, empirical investigation. This book examines who is performing,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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