Socio-Legal Studies Products

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Free Will and the Law

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allan McCay, Michael Sevel

    This volume brings together many of the world’s leading theorists of free will and philosophers of law to critically discuss the ground-breaking contribution of David Hodgson’s libertarianism and its application to philosophy of law. The book begins with a comprehensive introduction, providing an…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Gendered Injustice

    Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Tosouni

    Without strong proof, policy advocates along with some scholars have causally linked declines in juvenile offending and incarceration with evidence-based and rehabilitation-oriented policy reform. Such studies have called for a shift back to rehabilitative ideals augmented by innovative strategies…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lülf

    While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Despite the fact that the appropriation of land and resources of the so-called New World necessarily involved the dispossession and exploitation (and, sometimes, genocide) of the original inhabitants of colonized nations, it was not until the late twentieth century that Indigenous Peoples attained…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Michel Foucault

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • Policing Hate Crime

    Understanding Communities and Prejudice, 1st Edition

    By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay

    In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

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