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  • Language in the Negotiation of Justice

    Contexts, Issues and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Girolamo Tessuto

    Edited by Christopher Williams

    This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today’s globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal…

    Hardback – 2013-09-28
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Governing through Crime in South Africa

    The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Gail Super

    This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. Having undergone a dramatic transition from authoritarianism to…

    Hardback – 2013-09-28
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • Criminal Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression

    1st Edition

    By Patrycja Grzebyk

    Since the Nuremberg trial, the crime of aggression has been considered one of the gravest international crimes. However, since the 1940s no defendants have been charged with this crime, with some states actively opposing the notion of punishing aggression. The option of trying an individual for…

    Hardback – 2013-08-27
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Law and Ecology of Pesticides and Pest Management

    1st Edition

    By Mary Jane Angelo

    Although concerns over the ecological impacts of pesticides gave rise to the environmental movement of the late 1960s and 1970s, since that time, pesticide use and its effects have been largely ignored by the law and by legal scholars. This book addresses this omission by providing a unique and…

    Hardback – 2013-08-22

  • Wickedness and Crime

    Laws of Homicide and Malice, 1st Edition

    By Penny Crofts

    The criminal legal system defines and authoritatively enacts the boundaries of permissible and impermissible behaviour, with a focus on that which is prohibited or transgressive. Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice seeks to expose the ways in which criminal law communicates and…

    Hardback – 2013-08-15
    Discourses of Law

  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",…

    Hardback – 2013-08-09

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional…

    Hardback – 2013-07-31
    Transitional Justice

  • Locating Deviance

    Crime, Change and Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars

    This book takes a radical look at organizational crime and deviance through the prism of Cultural Theory derived from anthropology. It does so through case studies and by introducing new concepts such as 'organizational perversion', 'tyranny' and 'organizational capture'. Exploring the effects of…

    Hardback – 2013-07-28
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • A Prescription for Dignity

    Rethinking Criminal Justice and Mental Disability Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Perlin

    Examining the treatment of persons with mental disabilities in the criminal justice system, this book offers new perspectives that are crucial to an understanding of the ways in which society projects onto criminal defendants prejudices and attitudes about responsibility, free will, autonomy,…

    Hardback – 2013-07-26

  • Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically…

    Hardback – 2013-07-01

  • Participation in Crime

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander

    Following on from the earlier edited collection, Loss of Control and Diminished Responbility, this book is the first volume in the Substantive Issues in Criminal Law series. It serves as a leading point of reference in the area relating to participation in crime and identifies the need for a…

    Hardback – 2013-06-17
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Racialized Correctional Governance

    The Mutual Constructions of Race and Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Claire Spivakovsky

    Racialized Correctional Governance examines problems in the relationship between criminology and racialized issues. It questions current models for discussing issues of race in criminal justice systems and asks why a comprehensive theory of race and criminal justice has yet to develop in the…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

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