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  • Reimagining the State

    The Challenge for Progressive Transformative Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davina Cooper, Nikita Dhawan, Janet Newman

    This book examines what value if any, the state has for the pursuit of progressive politics; and how it might need to be re-thought or reimagined to deliver transformative change. Is it possible to reimagine the state in ways that open up projects of political transformation? This interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Transgender Rights

    From Obama to Trump, 1st Edition

    By Susan Gluck Mezey

    This book examines the transgender community’s struggle for equality over the last decade, comparing the Obama and Trump administrations’ stance on transgender rights policies. Transgender rights claims have assumed an important place on the nation’s policymaking agenda as society has increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy Adams, Ashley Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    This book examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system. It examines the extent to which changing theories of the trial, the pursuit of new rights and a new politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lia Kent, Melissa Demian

    Transitional justice seeks to establish a break between the violent past and a peaceful, democratic future, and is based on compelling frameworks of resolution, rupture and transition. Bringing together contributions from the disciplines of law, history and anthropology, this comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations

    South African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel M. Modiri

    Two decades since the enactment of South Africa’s present constitution, the durability and endurance of ‘past’ inequalities and injustices illustrate that the ‘new South Africa’ – lauded as a miracle nation with the best constitution in the world – can no longer be regarded as an unqualified…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Clinard and Quinney's Criminal Behavior Systems

    A Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By A. Javier Treviño

    An important classic, familiar to virtually all criminologists, Clinard and Quinney’s Criminal Behavior Systems: A Revised Edition begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a useful typology of criminal behavior systems. It classifies crime into…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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