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  1. Interpreting Justice

    Ethics, Politics and Language

    By Moira Inghilleri

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    In this timely study, Inghilleri examines the interface between ethics, language, and politics during acts of interpreting, with reference to two particular sites of transnational conflict: the political and judicial context of asylum adjudication and the geo-political context of war. The book...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Are Human Rights for Migrants?

    Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States

    Edited by Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Tobias Kelly

    Human rights seemingly offer universal protection. However, irregular migrants have, at best, only problematic access to human rights. Whether understood as an ethical injunction or legally codified norm, the promised protection of human rights seems to break down when it comes to the lived...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control

    Edited by Sharron FitzGerald

    The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women's lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Policing Global Movement

    Tourism, Migration, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism

    Edited by S. Caroline Taylor, Daniel Joseph Torpy, Dilip K. Das

    The movement of humans across borders is increasing exponentially—some for benign reasons, others nefarious, including terrorism, human trafficking, and people smuggling. Consequently, the policing of human movement within and across borders has been and remains a significant concern to nations....

    Published September 23rd 2012 by CRC Press

  6. The Contested Politics of Mobility

    Borderzones and Irregularity

    Edited by Vicki Squire

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Irregular migration has emerged as an issue of intensive political debate and governmental practice over recent years. Critically intervening in debates around the governing of irregular migration, The Contested Politics of Mobility explores the politics of mobility through what is defined as an...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Immigration, Social Integration and Crime

    A Cross-National Approach

    By Luigi M. Solivetti

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    The problem of social control has constituted the acid test for the entire issue of immigration and integration. But whilst recent studies show that the crime rate for non-nationals is three, four or more, times higher than that of the country’s 'own' citizens, academic interest in these statistics...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published December 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish