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  • Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism

    Narrative as Law, 1st Edition

    By Wendy A Adams

    Drawing upon theories of critical legal pluralism and psychological theories of narrative identity, this book argues for an understanding of popular culture as legal authority, unmediated by translation into state law. In narrating our identities, we draw upon collective cultural narratives, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Environmental Crime in Transnational Context

    Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. The increasing cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is one of the reasons why governments and the enforcement community have trouble in finding the proper responses. Law…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Green Criminology

  • Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences

    1st Edition

    By Dennis J. Baker

    In Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences, Dennis J. Baker argues that the mental element in complicity is one of intention, that recklessness alone is not sufficient. This is demonstrated by showing that the ancient and modern authorities on complicity required…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01

  • The Enigma of a Violent Woman

    A Critical Examination of the Case of Karla Homolka, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer M. Kilty, Sylvie Frigon

    Karla Homolka has proven to be a figure of enduring interest to the public and media for the last 20 years. However, despite the widespread Canadian and international public commentary and media frenzy that has encircled this case, Homolka herself remains an enigma to most who write about her. In…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25

  • Governance of Security and Ignored Insecurities in Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Palidda

    This book explores changes in security governance in Europe from the 1990s, focusing on some of the most important consequences: the proliferation of ignored insecurities, including the increase of oncological diseases, environmental disasters, shadow economies reproducing neo-slavery and fiscal…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of ‘social centres’, or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, poststructuralism and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Social Justice

  • In a Time of Total War

    The Federal Judiciary and the National Defense - 1940-1954, 1st Edition

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg, Eric Merriam

    This book is a judicial, military and political history of the period 1941 to 1954. As such, it is also a United States legal history of both World War II and the early Cold War. Civil liberties, mass conscription, expanded military jurisdiction, property rights, labor relations, and war crimes…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
    Justice, International Law and Global Security

  • Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects

    A New Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Diane Webber

    Preventive detention as a counter-terrorism tool is fraught with conceptual and procedural problems and risks of misuse, excess and abuse. Many have debated the inadequacies of the current legal frameworks for detention, and the need for finding the most appropriate legal model to govern detention…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15

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