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  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Machine Ethics and Robot Ethics

    Edited by Wendell Wallach, Peter Asaro

    Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life. Such rapid development in these areas also brings with it a host of social,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour

    Implications for the Law

    Edited by Willem H. van Boom

    This collection explores the practical operation of the law in the area of litigation costs and funding, and confronts the issue of how exposure to cost risks affects litigation strategy. It looks at the interaction of the relevant legal regime, regulatory framework and disciplinary rules with the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Race Rights Reparations

    Institutional Racism and The Law

    By Fernne Brennan

    This book considers institutional racism as a problem that exists within modern societies. Its roots lie with the transatlantic slave trade and slavery and the solution involves ridding society of the problem. It is argued here that, first, there needs to be an acceptance of its existence, then…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    By Josh Gellers

    Over the past forty years, countries throughout the world have adopted human rights related to environmental governance, protection. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, government, history, resources, tradition, and wealth. This raises the question: What accounts for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, and as one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Language Rights

    Edited by Stephen May

    This reference volume brings together the key academic contributions that have shaped the field of language rights over the last 40 years. Work in language rights is particularly concerned with the rights of minority language speakers in modern nation-states. It also encompasses related discussions…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform and increase agricultural production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops. However, advances in science may be insufficient to ensure that these possibilities for greater food security are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

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