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  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the pluralistic identity of the legal order. It argues that the mutual reflexivity of the different ways society perceives law and law perceives society eclipses the unique formal identity of written law. It advances a distinctive approach to the plural ways in which legal…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Cambodia, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Killean

    While international criminal courts have often been declared as bringing ‘justice’ to victims, their procedures and outcomes historically showed little reflection of the needs and interests of victims themselves. This situation has changed significantly over the last sixty years; victims are…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

    Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children, 1st Edition

    By Hadeel Al-Alosi

    This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of children, focusing on the law in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05
    Routledge

  • Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Evans

    Transitional justice mechanisms employed in post-conflict and post-authoritarian contexts have largely focused upon individual violations of a narrow set of civil and political rights, as well as the provision of legal and quasi-legal remedies, such as truth commissions, amnesties and prosecutions.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • EU Criminal Law and Policy

    Values, Principles and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanna Beata Banach-Gutierrez, Christopher Harding

    The EU now possesses a clear legal basis for taking action on criminal law matters and steering the policy and practice of Member States in relation to crime and criminal law. However, for what is now an important area of law, there remains a striking absence or uncertainty regarding its…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    This edited collection addresses intimate partner violence, risk and security as global issues. Although intimate partner violence, risk and security are intimately connected they are rarely considered in tandem in the context of global security. Yet, intimate partner violence causes widespread…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Normative Pluralism and Human Rights

    Social Normativities in Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    The complex legal situations arising from the coexistence of international law, state law, and social and religious norms in different parts of the world often include scenarios of conflict between them. These conflicting norms issued from different categories of ‘laws’ result in difficulties in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

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