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  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Dundes Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as starting point of the question of justice and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Cascao

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile river basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Enforcement of Offender Supervision in Europe

    Understanding Breach Processes

    Edited by Miranda M. Boone, Niamh Maguire

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the process of breach across 10 different European jurisdictions by identifying and elaborating a number of key analytical themes through which the different systems can be compared and evaluated. It is informed by and hopes to advance the research…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal & Ethical Debate

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud.’ It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    2nd edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    Designed for students, researchers and policymakers, this handbook highlights new theoretical directions within the context of international multidisciplinary critical research, namely southern criminology, queer criminology, and green criminology.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Janis Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition

    Caretaker Government in Bangladesh

    By Sonia Zaman Khan

    Peaceful legal and political ‘changing of the guards’ is taken for granted in developed democracies, but is not evident everywhere. As a relatively new democracy, marred by long periods of military rule, Bangladesh has been encountering serious problems because of a prevailing culture of mistrust,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond

    Edited by Paul Blokker

    Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

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