Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Transgender Cops

    The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures

    By Heather Panter

    Building on comparative research in the UK and the USA, this is the first book focused specifically on transgender experiences within policing. It examines the issues faced by the transgender community within policing and explores how gender, and the non-conformity of it, is perceived within police…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Legal Pluralism in Central Asia

    Local Jurisdiction and Customary Practices

    By Mahabat Sadyrbek

    Legal Pluralism in Central Asia reports on historical, anthropological and legal research which examines customary legal practices in Kyrgyzstan and relates them to wider societal developments in Central Asia and further afield. Using the term legal pluralism, the book demonstrates that there is a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Between Morality and the Law

    Corruption, Anthropology and Comparative Society

    Edited by Italo Pardo

    This book explores illegal forms of corruption and, more widely, moral and legal forms of corruption. The authors draw on detailed ethnographic accounts of corrupt practice at local, national and international levels. Coverage includes both Western and non-Western societies, from Italy to Latin…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    2nd Edition

    By Loyita Worley

    Edited by Sarah Spells

    The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence

    Edited by Nancy Lombard

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence provides both a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art overview of the latest research in the field of gender and violence. Each of the 23 specially commissioned chapters develops and summarises their key issue or debate including rape,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law

    Edited by Charles R. McManis, Burton Ong

    This volume provides a reference textbook and comprehensive compilation of multifaceted perspectives on the legal issues arising from the conservation and exploitation of non-human biological resources. Contributors include leading academics, policy-makers and practitioners reviewing a range of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

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