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New and Published Books

  1. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    Series: Social Justice

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Municipal Corporate Security in International Context

    By Kevin Walby, Randy K Lippert

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Corporate security is a form of regulation that involves centralized management of access control, physical security, personnel security, and information security inside an organization. For all the research on public policing, national security, and private contract security in sociology,...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Strategies for Shaping Territorial Competitiveness

    Edited by Jesús M. Valdaliso, James R. Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book focuses on the main challenges that cities, regions and other territories at sub-national level face when it comes to designing and implementing a territorial strategy for economic development and competitiveness. There is a widespread recognition that territories need to construct...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Crime, Inequality and Power

    By Eileen B. Leonard

    Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Juries in the Japanese Legal System

    The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy

    By Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years. As CAM develops alongside- and sometimes integrates- with conventional medicine, this handbook provides the first major overview of its regulation and...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Sovereignty

    Authority, Legitimacy, and State in a Globalizing Age

    By Matthew S. Weinert

    This new book argues that sovereignty, generally defined as the supreme authority in a political community, has a neglected democratic dimension that highlights the expansion of substantive individual rights and freedoms at home and abroad. Offering an historically based assessment of sovereignty...

    Published April 10th 2015 by UCL Press

  9. Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism

    By Andrej Zwitter

    This study examines two important questions regarding terrorism and political violence: which threats to human security constitute root causes for collective violence and which adequate responses for these root causes are available to the international community. The responses are examined on the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Finding a Voice of Their Own

    By Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe
    Edited by Judith van Erp, Wim Huisman, Gudrun Vande Walle
    To Be Published April 20th 2015
  2. The Elements of Environmental Pollution
    By John Rieuwerts
    To Be Published April 21st 2015
  3. Children and International Human Rights Law: The Right of the Child to be Heard
    By Aisling Parkes
    To Be Published April 21st 2015
  4. Restorative Justice in Transition
    By Kerry Clamp
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  5. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation
    By Sam King
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015

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