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  • Lie Detection and the Law

    Torture, Technology and Truth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Balmer

    This book develops a sociological account of lie detection practices and uses this to think about lying more generally. Bringing together insights from sociology, social history, socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS), it explores how torture and technology have been used to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Law, Science and Society

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02

  • Corruption in Commercial Enterprise

    Law, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Campbell, Nicholas Lord

    This edited collection analyses, from multiple disciplinary perspectives, the issue of corruption in commercial enterprise across different sectors and jurisdictions. Corruption is commonly recognised as a major ‘social bad’, and is seriously harmful to society, in terms of the functioning and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20

  • Imprisonment of the Elderly and Death in Custody

    The Right to Review, 1st Edition

    By Aleksandr Khechumyan

    Over the past few decades, there has been a sharp increase in the number of elderly prisoners, and hence a rise in the number of prisoners dying in custody. In this book, Khechumyan questions whether respect for human dignity would justify releasing older and seriously ill prisoners. He also…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09

  • Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud

    1st Edition

    By Alison Cronin

    Through a rational reconstruction of orthodox legal principles, and reference to cutting-edge neuro-science, this book reveals some startling truths about the criminal law, its history and the fundamental doctrines that underpin the attribution of criminal fault. While this has important…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute, 1st Edition

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice

    Continuing Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin E. Egede, Mark Osa Igiehon

    On the 10th of October 2002 the International Court of Justice delivered the Bakassi decision, which, amongst other things, excised the resource rich land and maritime territory of Bakassi from Nigeria and transferred its legal title to Cameroon. These two countries under the auspices of the United…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12

  • Criminal Accusation

    Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices, 1st Edition

    By George Pavlich

    Accusing someone of committing a crime arrests everyday social relations and unfurls processes that decide on who to admit to criminal justice networks. Accusation demarcates specific subjects as the criminally accused, who then face courtroom trials, and possible punishment. It inaugurates a crime…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11

  • Crime and Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Haines

    This volume brings together key articles in the burgeoning field of regulation. The collection is interdisciplinary, in keeping with study of regulation itself, yet the book arranges and explores these articles to make the bewildering array of issues and concepts that comprise the study of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

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