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  • Exploring Courtroom Discourse

    The Language of Power and Control, 1st Edition

    By Le Cheng

    Edited by Anne Wagner

    This volume presents a combination of practical, empirical research data and theoretical reflection to provide a comparative view of language and discourse in the courtroom. The work explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of "Power and Control"…

    Hardback – 2011-07-13
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Nelken

    In this exciting and topical collection, leading scholars discuss the implications of globalisation for the fields of comparative criminology and criminal justice. How far does it still make sense to distinguish nation states, for example in comparing prison rates? Is globalisation best treated as…

    Hardback – 2011-07-07
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Mark Findlay

    Edited by Ralph Henham

    This collection discusses appropriate methodologies for comparative research and applies this to the issue of trial transformation in the context of achieving justice in post-conflict societies. In developing arguments in relation to these problems, the authors use international sentencing and the…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28

  • The Right Not to be Criminalized

    Demarcating Criminal Law's Authority, 1st Edition

    By Dennis J. Baker

    This book presents arguments and proposals for constraining criminalization, with a focus on the legal limits of the criminal law. The book approaches the issue by showing how the moral criteria for constraining unjust criminalization can and has been incorporated into constitutional human rights…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Child Pornography

    Law and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    Child Pornography: Law and Policy draws on interdisciplinary work in order to critically address the law relating to child pornography. Child pornography is recognized as a specific form of child abuse and there are now many national, and international, efforts to tackle it. Yet despite…

    Hardback – 2011-06-16

  • European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Gobert, Ana-Maria Pascal

    When corporations carry on their business in a grossly negligent manner, or take a cavalier approach to risk management, the consequences can be catastrophic. The harm may be financial, as occurred when such well-regarded companies as Enron, Lehman Brothers, Worldcom and Barings collapsed, or it…

    Hardback – 2011-06-08
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Self-Defence in International and Criminal Law

    The Doctrine of Imminence, 1st Edition

    By Onder Bakircioglu

    Drawing from scholarship across law, history, politics and philosophy, Self-Defence in International and Criminal Law provides a broad and interdisciplinary approach to the doctrine of self-defence in both domestic criminal and international law. It focuses on the requirement of imminence, which…

    Hardback – 2011-05-10

  • Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Julia Hornberger

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Lynching

    American Mob Murder in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Thurston

    Addressing one of the most controversial and emotive issues of American history, this book presents a thorough reexamination of the background, dynamics, and decline of American lynching. It argues that collective homicide in the US can only be partly understood through a discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28

  • European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality

    Investigating the Triangle of Racial, Gender and Disability Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawson

    Edited by Dagmar Schiek

    This book contributes to a critical reflection of current legislative and jurisprudential developments in Non-Discrimination Law, focusing on the European Union. The book is focused on intersectionality between gender, race and disability and the question of whether, and to what extent, this…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28

  • The International Criminal Court and National Courts

    A Contentious Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Nidal Nabil Jurdi

    This book analyzes the position of the ICC in relation to national court systems. The research illustrates that what seemed to be a straight forward relationship between the ICC and national courts under the complementarity mechanism, proves to be much more complex in practice. Using the referrals…

    Hardback – 2011-02-17

  • Racial Criminalization of Migrants in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Palidda

    Over the last two decades in the West, there has been a significant increase in the arrest, imprisonment and detention of migrants. The racial criminalization and victimization of migrants and Roma people has led judicial authorities, local governments, the police, mass media and the general…

    Hardback – 2011-02-16
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

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