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  1. Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Elements of Genocide

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham

    Elements of Genocide provides an authoritative evaluation of the current perception of the crime, as it appears in the decisions of judicial authorities, the writings of the foremost academic experts in the field, and in the texts of Commission Reports. Genocide constitutes one of the most...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Organised Sexual Abuse

    By Michael Salter

    Organised Sexual Abuse offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary investigation of this phenomenon. Since the early 1980s, social workers and mental health professionals around the globe have encountered clients reporting sexual abuse by organized groups or networks. These allegations have been...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Binding Men

    Stories About Violence and Law in Late Victorian England

    By Lois S. Bibbings

    Binding Men tells stories about men, violence and law in late Victorian England. It does so by focusing upon five important legal cases, all of which were binding not only upon the males involved but also upon future courts and the men who appeared before them. The subject matter of Prince (1875),...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. New Critical Legal Thinking

    Law and the Political

    Edited by Matthew Stone, Illan rua Wall, Costas Douzinas

    New Critical Legal Thinking articulates the emergence of a stream of critical legal theory which is directly concerned with the relation between law and the political. The early critical legal studies claim that all law is politics is displaced with a different and more nuanced theoretical arsenal....

    Published March 13th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press

  8. Henri Lefebvre

    Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City

    By Chris Butler

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe?

    Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies

    Edited by Kay Goodall, Margaret Malloch, Bill Munro

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    After the collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and disintegration of the Soviet Union, scholars focused on the problems of legal transitions within the newly emerging democracies. Two decades on, these states are in ‘post-transition’ conditions; having undergone and continuing to experience...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg

    By Julia Hornberger

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge