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  • Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful, and above all lawful practices engaged in policing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Leading the Police

    A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox, Iain Channing

    In 2015 the College of Policing published its Leadership Review with specific reference to the type of leadership required to ensure that the next generation of Chief Constables and their management approach will be fit for purpose. Three key issues were highlighted as underpinning the effective…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    1st Edition

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Juridification

    1st Edition

    By Mariano Croce

    The Politics of Juridification offers a timely contribution to debates about how politics is being affected by the increasing relevance of judicial bodies to the daily administration of Western political communities. While most critical analyses portray juridification as a depoliticizing,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Resistance and Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Briony Jones, Julie Bernath

    Despite a more reflective concern over the past 20 years with marginalised voices, justice from below, power relations and the legitimacy of mechanisms and processes, scholarship on transitional justice has remained relatively silent on the question of ‘resistance’. In response, this book asks what…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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