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  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    The Collision of Passions

    By Data D Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in relation to an unprecedented state advocacy of "ethnic rights" in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a rebellion movement (the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Young People, Rights and Place

    Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

    By Stuart Aitken

    There is an important and growing concern about young people’s rights, the spaces from which those rights arise, and how those rights are enacted (or not) through space. This book explores the curtailment of young people’s spatial and citizenship rights in the face of seemingly free and open…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Regulatory Counter-Terrorism

    A Critical Appraisal of Proactive Global Governance

    By Nathanael Tilahun Ali

    Regulatory Counter-Terrorism explores an emerging terrain where the global governance of terrorism is expanding. This terrain is that of proactive regulatory governance – the management of the day-to-day activities of individuals and entities in order to pre-emptively minimise vulnerability to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    4th Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability

    Relationships of Influence with Civil Society

    By Vian Bakir

    This book provides a definitive overview of the relationships of influence between civil society and intelligence elites. The secrecy surrounding intelligence means that publication of intelligence is highly restricted, barring occasional whistle-blowing and sanitised official leaks. These…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

    Edited by Pierpaolo Mudu, Sutapa Chattopadhyay

    This book offers a unique contribution, exploring how the intersections among migrants and radical squatter’s movements have evolved over past decades. The complexity and importance of squatting practices are analyzed from a bottom-up perspective, to demonstrate how the spaces of squatting can be…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

    Law and Practice in the Field

    By Elizabeth M. Bruch

    Human rights, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention have emerged in the past decades as important components of international law and practice. Adopting a methodology of Institutional Ethnography informed by Actor-Network Theory, this book traces the practices of law and expertise from global…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Perpetrating Genocide

    A Criminological Account

    By Kjell Anderson

    Focusing on the relationship between the micro level of perpetrator motivation and the macro level normative discourse, this book offers an in-depth explanation for the perpetration of genocide. It is the first comparative criminological treatment of genocide drawn from original field research,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

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