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  • Irregular Citizenship

    Anti/Deportation and Struggles for Political Subjectivity

    By Peter Nyers

    Deportation has again taken a prominent place within the immigration policies of nation-states. But its significance lies well beyond being an increasingly favored policy option for the managers of migration. Equally important, although less understood, are the social responses to deportation.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Parliamentary Practices and the Nature of Constitutional Power

    Assembling the Leviathan

    Edited by Kristin Asdal, Bard Hobaek

    As institutions of law, parliaments are usually understood with reference to constitutional texts, and analysed as sites of speech and rhetoric, the material aspects of parliamentary politics are routinely overlooked. In response, this book considers how, in order to assemble and to enact its…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • 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 – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • 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 – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Social Identity and the Law

    Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality

    By Barbara L. Graham

    Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality is an important resource for inquiry into the relationship between law and social identity in the contexts of race, sexuality and intersectionality in the United States. The book provides a systematic legal treatment of selected…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics

    By Bradley S. Chilton, Stephen M. King, Viviane E. Foyou, J. Scott McDonald

    While many introductory public administration textbooks contain a dedicated chapter on ethics, The Public Administration Profession is the first to utilize ethics as a lens for understanding the discipline. Analyses of the ASPA Code of Ethics are deftly woven into each chapter alongside complete…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Guns on the Internet

    Online Gun Communities, First Amendment Protections, and the Search for Common Ground on Gun Control

    By Connie Hassett-Walker

    Gun rights and control are well-trodden subjects, with prior work supporting the right of citizens to own firearms, discussing the failure of gun control efforts, or warning about or exhorting citizen gun ownership, among other things. Although social media in their many forms have only come to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Unarmed and Dangerous

    Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police

    By Jon Shane, Zoë Swenson

    There is tremendous controversy across the United States (and beyond) when a police officer uses deadly force against an unarmed citizen, but often the conversation is devoid of contextual details. These details matter greatly as a matter of law and organizational legitimacy. In this short book,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Governing the World Intellectual Property Organization

    The Power Politics of Institutional Crisis and Reform

    By Carolyn Deere Birkbeck

    This book will be the first systematic and comprehensive effort to examine the politics of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) governance system, its evolution, and key outstanding challenges. It deals with questions such as: How does WIPO’s governance system work? How much has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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