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  • 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 – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Lacan, Deleuze and World Politics

    Rethinking the Ontology of the Political Subject

    By Andreja Zevnik

    This book aims to re-think the way in which the subject is inscribed in the modern political, and does so by exploring the potentiality of Lacano-Deleuzian theoretical framework. It concerns a different ontology and a non-dualist understanding of political and legal existence, by focusing on…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Canada's Corruption at Home and Abroad

    Edited by Robert I. Rotberg, David Carment

    Although Canada is regarded as one of the least corrupt countries, this volume draws on wide ranging evidence and innovative research from scholars around the world to challenge this assumption. Corruption, defined as the "abuse of entrusted power for private gain," is often understood as being…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movement

    By Dan Berger, Toussaint Losier

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world…

    Paperback – 2017-10-21 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of ‘social centres’, or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, poststructuralism and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights

    Edited by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, Matthew Waites

    New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights is a contribution to both sociology and to human rights research, particularly where these are directed towards challenging power relations and inequalities in contemporary societies. It expands and develops the sociology of human rights as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa

    The Right to Joburg

    By Marius Pieterse

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa considers the overlap between legal and everyday struggles for social and spatial justice in the particular context of Johannesburg, South Africa. Drawing from literature across disciplines of law, urban geography and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • The Future of Correctional Rehabilitation

    Moving Beyond the RNR Model and Good Lives Model Debate

    By Ronen Ziv

    In the aftermath of Martinson’s 1974 "nothing works" doctrine, scholars have made a concerted effort to develop an evidence-based corrections theory and practice to show "what works" to change offenders. Perhaps the most important contribution to this effort was made by a group of Canadian…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

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