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  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet, Katrijn Vanhees

    The field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’ is a complex one that benefits from an interdisciplinary perspective and a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach to indigenous peoples. This book draws on sociology of law, anthropology, political sciences and legal sciences in order to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vesselin Popovski

    In December 2015, 196 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, seen as a decisive landmark for global action to stop human- induced climate change. The Paris Agreement will replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2020, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all.  With contributions from President Jimmy Carter, UNESCO Secretary General…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Health Research Governance in Africa

    Law, Ethics, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

    The globalisation of research has resulted in the increased location of research involving humans in developing countries. Countries in Africa, along with China and India, have seen research grow significantly. With emerging infectious diseases, such as Ebola and Zika, emphasising the risk of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Legal Pluralism in Central Asia

    Local Jurisdiction and Customary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Mahabat Sadyrbek

    Legal Pluralism in Central Asia reports on historical, anthropological and legal research which examines customary legal practices in Kyrgyzstan and relates them to wider societal developments in Central Asia and further afield. Using the term legal pluralism, the book demonstrates that there is a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2000, the Encyclopedia of Religion and American Law, comprehensively describes and analyses important cases and legal controversies between religion and state. The book has contributions from numerous distinguished history and law professors and practicing attorneys of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Date Rape and Consent

    1st Edition

    By Mark Cowling

    First publisghed in 1998, this book Mark Cowling attempts to make sense of this massive discrepancy, much of which is now based on how 'date rape' is understood. After a review of the way rape is dealt with in Britain he examines the survey evidence. One major issue he identifies is that of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Criminal Responsibility and Partial Excuses

    1st Edition

    By George Mousourakis

    Publsihed in 1998, this book examines the relationship between responsibility and criminal liability through an analysis of provocation and related criminal defences. It begins by identifying fundamental questions about the role of justifications and excuses in the criminal law as they emerge from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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