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  • Overcoming Child Abuse

    A Window on a World Problem, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    Published in 2000. Child abuse is endemic, it comes in many forms and its categories are not closed. This book looks at responses to aspects of child abuse in all five continents. The definitions are different, though not all that different, the legal emphases vary and so do management techniques.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice

    The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, 1st Edition

    By Maria Elander

    Most discourses on victims in international criminal justice take the subject of victims for granted, as an identity and category existing exogenously to the judicial process. This book takes a different approach. Through a close reading of the institutional practices of one particular court, it…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Africa and International Criminal Justice

    Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Disability Hate Speech

    Social, Cultural and Political Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Sherry, Terje Olsen, Janikke Solstad Vedeler, John Eriksen

    This book, the first to specifically focus on disability hate speech, explains what disability hate speech is, why it is important, what laws regulate it (both online and in person) and how it is different from other forms of hate. Unfortunately, disability is often ignored or overlooked in…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access)

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Bruvik Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen

    While the Nordic countries are listed at the top in most international rankings of gender equality and citizens’ feelings of security, studies on the prevalence of sexual victimisation present a different picture, suggesting that the very countries that have invested much in establishing gender…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Re-writing Women as Victims

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by María José Gámez Fuentes, Sonia Núñez Puente, Emma Gómez Nicolau

    This volume critically analyses political strategies, civil society initiatives and modes of representation that challenge the conventional narratives of women in contexts of violence. It deepens into the concepts of victimhood and agency that inform the current debate on women as victims. The…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Human Factor of Cybercrime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rutger Leukfeldt, Thomas J. Holt

    Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offenses that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these crimes are committed by individuals or networks of people which prey upon human victims and are detected and prosecuted by criminal…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Routledge Handbook on Victims' Issues in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    The Routledge Handbook on Victims’ Issues in Criminal Justice is a comprehensive and authoritative handbook on current issues, with a distinctive emphasis on the delivery of suitable and effective services. The editor provides an introduction and conclusion to the handbook, synthesizing original…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

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