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  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    Activism in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race, Law and Unruliness 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 – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge Academic

  • Sexual Offences

    Law and Context

    By Samantha Pegg, Anne Davies

     Sexual Offences: Law and Context presents the substantive law governing sexual offending in England and Wales in its socio-legal and historical context. It outlines the complexities of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, associated pieces of legislation and the common law offences in a clear,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Law, Memory, Violence

    Uncovering the Counter-Archive

    Edited by Stewart Motha, Honni van Rijswijk

    The demand for recognition, responsibility, and reparations is regularly invoked in the wake of colonialism, genocide, and mass violence: there can be no victims without recognition, no perpetrators without responsibility, and no justice without reparations. Or so it seems from law’s limited…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge

  • The Universal Adversary

    Security, Capital and 'The Enemies of All Mankind'

    By Mark Neocleous

    The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration of an Enemy that has recently emerged from within security documents released by the US security state: the Universal Adversary. The Universal Adversary is now central to emergency planning in general…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden

    By Jay Levy

    In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance

    By Martin Glynn

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Stop and Search

    Police Power in Global Context

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Crime, Community and Morality

    By Simon Green

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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