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  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought; arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Society and the Policeman's Role (Routledge Revivals)

    By Maureen E. Cain

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Crime and Justice

    By David Jenks, John Fuller

    Global Crime and Justice offers a truly transnational examination of both deviance and social controls around the world. Unlike comparative CJ textbooks detailing the systems of a few select nations, or books that merely catalog types of international crime spanning multiple legal jurisdictions,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Voices from Criminal Justice

    Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Heith Copes, Mark Pogrebin

    Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system as practitioners, as well as outsiders—citizens, clients, jurors, probationers, or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three components of the criminal justice system,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 by corporations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Private Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Intergrated Theorising in the Sociology of Law

    By Stuart Henry

    This book, first published in 1983, looks at discipline in industry and shows how private justice is integrally bound up with formal law. It is a timely examination of the forms of social control that exist ostensibly outside the formal legal system but on which it crucially depends. Private…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

2Series in Criminology and Law

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