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  • Amnesties, Pardons and Transitional Justice

    Spain's Pact of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Roldan Jimeno

    In a consolidated democracy, amnesties and pardons do not sit well with equality and a separation of powers; however, these measures have proved useful in extreme circumstances, such as transitions from dictatorships to democracies, as has occurred in Greece, Portugal and Spain. Focusing on Spain,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Environment

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu, Andrea Schapper

    The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights. Taking a socio-legal approach, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation 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 – 2019-03-11
    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Towards A Jurisprudence of State Communism

    Law and the Failure of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Cercel

    More than twenty-five years after the collapse of the Socialist bloc, the nature of the regimes in Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1989 continues to evade the attempts of political theorists and scholars of post-communism to define and classify them. Drawing on philosophical inquiry,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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