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  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    1st Edition

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the substantive arena relating to consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in extant law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Illegal Drug Use Through The Lifecourse

    A Study Of 'Hidden' Older Users, 1st Edition

    By David Moxon, Jaime Waters

    Hidden older illegal drug users are a seldom researched group; most research on illegal drug users instead focusses on the young or the institutionalised. To counter this trend, this book reports on a study of current 'hidden' users of illegal drugs aged 40 and over. These are individuals who have…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralism

    Local dispute settlement and the Indian-state relationship in Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Marc Simon Thomas

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Transnational Organised Crime

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Tom Obokata, Brian Payne

    Organised crime covers a wide range of activities, including drug trafficking, illegal trafficking of people, and fraud. The existence of a land border does not impede these operations; instead in many cases it is used to their advantage. In response, law enforcement strategies must include a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnational Crime and Criminal Law

  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic, 1st Edition

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japan

    A square block in a round hole?, 1st Edition

    By Anna Dobrovolskaia

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • EU Criminal Law and Policy

    Values, Principles and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanna Beata Banach-Gutierrez, Christopher Harding

    The EU now possesses a clear legal basis for taking action on criminal law matters and steering the policy and practice of Member States in relation to crime and criminal law. However, for what is now an important area of law, there remains a striking absence or uncertainty regarding its…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Drones and Responsibility

    Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Ezio Di Nucci, Filippo Santoni de Sio

    How does the use of military drones affect the legal, political, and moral responsibility of different actors involved in their deployment and design? This volume offers a fresh contribution to the ethics of drone warfare by providing, for the first time, a systematic interdisciplinary discussion…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Gender, Truth and State Power

    Capitalising on Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Anette Ballinger

    This book is concerned with critically analysing the importance of the status of knowledge in establishing ‘truth’ about female defendants convicted of murder during the 20th Century. While the abolition of the death penalty in the UK has insured that the impact of this knowledge is no longer one…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

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