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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Donson, Aisling Parkes

    Children whose parents have been incarcerated are often referred to as "invisible victims of crime and the penal system". Whereas the criminal justice system and wider human rights discourse around imprisonment predominantly focuses on the prisoner, the human rights of children and family members…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Davidson

    Despite its enormous impact on individuals, families, communities, and economies, globally mental health has always been a low priority, with mental health budgets rarely protected and often the first to be axed in times of austerity. Yet more than 650 million people worldwide are estimated to meet…

    Hardback – 2019-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralization and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety are secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole

    The "commons" has come to mean many things to many people, and the term is often used inconsistently. The study of the commons has expanded dramatically since Garrett Hardin’s The Tragedy of the Commons (1968) popularized the dilemma faced by users of common pool resources. This comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15
    Routledge

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