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  • Exploring Green Criminology

    Toward a Green Criminological Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky

    Few criminologists have drawn attention to the fact that widespread and significant forms of harm such as green or environmental crimes are neglected by criminology. Others have suggested that green crimes present the most important challenge to criminology as a discipline. This book argues that…

    Paperback – 2014-05-08
    Green Criminology

  • Legitimacy and Trust in Criminal Law, Policy and Justice

    Norms, Procedures, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Nina Peršak

    Whereas previous studies of legitimacy and trust have mostly dealt with procedural justice and the police, this book focuses on other crucial understudied aspects of legitimacy within criminal law, policy and criminal justice. The chapters expand and develop current criminological, legal and…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Just

    How Modern Men Shape Their World, 1st Edition

    By Riël Vermunt

    Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book discusses fair allocation of social resources, such as goods, services and information, in a novel and integrated way. The role of the essential features of allocation behavior: motivation, cognition and emotion, as well as morality and…

    Hardback – 2014-04-16
    Law, Ethics and Economics

  • International Criminal Law

    Using or Abusing Legality?, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Bikundo

    This book analyses the relationship between law and violence, the utility of law over violence and whether legality as an approach has an inherent disability in addressing mass violence as a crime. The study is located within international law and assesses whether prosecuting political violence…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Capital Punishment

    A Hazard to a Sustainable Criminal Justice System?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lill Scherdin

    As most jurisdictions move away from the death penalty, some remain strongly committed to it, while others hold on to it but use it sparingly. This volume seeks to understand why, by examining the death penalty’s relationship to state governance in the past and present. It also examines how…

    Hardback – 2014-03-25

  • Practising Critical Reflection to Develop Emancipatory Change

    Challenging the Legal Response to Sexual Assault, 1st Edition

    By Christine Morley

    Overwhelmingly, critical practitioners working across a range of human service fields, who are committed to emancipatory and progressive social change ideals, report feeling powerless, alienated from the means of change, and hopeless about their capacities to make a difference in the lives of the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-28

  • Dirty Assets

    Emerging Issues in the Regulation of Criminal and Terrorist Assets, 1st Edition

    By Colin King, Clive Walker

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. It examines the ’follow-the-money’ approach and…

    Hardback – 2014-02-12

  • The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room.  The…

    Hardback – 2014-02-11

  • Showing Remorse

    Law and the Social Control of Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Richard Weisman

    Whether or not wrongdoers show remorse and how they show remorse are matters that attract great interest both in law and in popular culture. In capital trials in the United States, it can be a question of life or death whether a jury believes that a wrongdoer showed remorse. And in wrongdoings…

    Hardback – 2014-01-10

  • Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy

    Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Alemanno, Simone Gabbi

    This volume presents the viewpoints of academics, food lawyers, industry and consumer representatives as well as those of EU policymakers on the first ten years of activity of one of the most prominent European agencies. Its broader purpose, however, is to discuss the future role played by EFSA…

    Hardback – 2014-01-09

  • Reintegrative Justice in Practice

    The Informal Management of Crime in an Island Community, 1st Edition

    By Helen Miles, Peter Raynor

    Recent years have seen the development of a growing international literature on restorative justice, community justice and reintegrative alternatives to formal criminal justice processes. This literature is stronger on theory and advocacy than on detailed evaluative studies. It often relies for its…

    Hardback – 2014-01-09

  • Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty

    1st Edition

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Edited by Charles Sampford

    The responsibility to protect ('R2P') principle articulates the obligations of the international community to prevent conflict occurring, to intervene in conflicts, and to assist in rebuilding after conflicts. The doctrine is about protecting civilians in armed conflicts from four mass atrocity…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16

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