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  • The Death Penalty in Africa

    The Path Towards Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give…

    Hardback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Towards a System of European Criminal Justice

    The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ryan

    With the developing landscape of a European criminal justice sphere comes an increasing imperative for scholars and practitioners to gain some insight into the diversity that exists in the criminal justice systems of European Union Member States. This book explores the mutual admissibility of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • A Restorative Approach to Family Violence

    Changing Tack, 1st Edition

    By Anne Hayden, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Allison Morris

    This volume provides an essential update on current thinking, practice and research into the use of restorative justice in the area of family violence. It contains contemporary empirical, theoretical and practical perspectives on the use of restorative justice for intimate partner and family…

    Hardback – 2014-06-18
    Routledge

  • Retribution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Retribution is perhaps the most popular contemporary theory about punishment and has enjoyed enduring appeal as the oldest, even most venerable, penal theory with its strong ancient roots. Retribution is understood in many different ways, but the standard view of retribution is that punishment is…

    Hardback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge
    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

  • Shame Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Shame punishment has existed for perhaps as long as people have been punished, and the issue has been revisited in recent years to help improve crime reduction efforts. In this collection, shame punishment is examined from various critical perspectives, including its relation with expressivism, the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge
    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Hardback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Deterrence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Deterrence is a theory which claims that punishment is justified through preventing future crimes, and is one of the oldest and most powerful theories about punishment. The argument that punishment ought to secure crime reduction occupies a central place in criminal justice policy and is the site…

    Hardback – 2014-05-28
    Routledge
    Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy

  • Hegemonic Individualism and Subversive Stories in Capital Mitigation

    1st Edition

    By Ross Kleinstuber

    Capital punishment policies in the USA are almost always justified by an individualistic belief in either rational choice or dispositional attribution, which justifies the death penalty either as a deterrent, or for retributive or incapacitative purposes. This book takes an in-depth look at the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lucy Cooper

    Controversies in Innocence Cases in America brings together leading experts on the investigation, litigation, and scholarly analysis of innocence cases in America, from legal, political and ethical perspectives. The contributors, many of whom work on these cases daily, investigate contemporary…

    Hardback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • The Dynamics of Law and Morality

    A Pluralist Account of Legal Interactionism, 1st Edition

    By Wibren van der Burg

    This book investigates the dynamic intertwinement of law and morality, with a focus on new and developing fields of law. Taking as its starting point the debates and mutual misunderstandings between proponents of different philosophical traditions, it argues that this theoretical pluralism is…

    Hardback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge

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