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  1. Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Infanticide, serial killings, war, terrorism, abortion, honour killings, euthanasia, suicide bombings and genocide; all involve taking of life. Put most simply, all involve killing one or more other people. Yet cultural context influences heavily how one perceives all of these, and indeed, some...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Willan

  2. Levinas, Law, Politics

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides

    Emmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. The Making of a European Constitution

    Judges and Law Beyond Constitutive Power

    By Michelle Everson, Julia Eisner

    An original and innovative recasting of constitutionalism, written by acknowledged experts in the field, this empirically grounded and theoretically informed volume addresses the strategies and philosophies that judges and lawyers bring to bear when creating European constitutional jurisprudence;...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Rules, Rubrics and Riches

    The Interrelations between Legal Reform and International Development

    By Shailaja Fennell

    Rules, Rubrics and Riches highlights the limitations of existing approaches to understanding the relationship of the law to the process of development. It interrogates neoclassical economic thinking that draws on the narrow rubric of self-interest to understand the acquisition of riches. It takes...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Regulation of the Voluntary Sector

    Freedom and Security in an Era of Uncertainty

    By Mark Sidel

    Series: Critical Approaches to Law

    Have we gone too far in enacting laws, promulgating regulations and announcing policies that threaten freedom of association, either now or ‘in waiting’ for the future? Regulation of the Voluntary Sector focuses on the legal and political environment for civil society in an era in which...

    Published October 8th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. The Political Economy of Government Auditing

    Financial Governance and the Rule of Law in Latin America and Beyond

    By Carlos Santiso

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    The Political Economy of Government Auditing addresses the elusive quest for greater transparency and accountability in the management of public finances in emerging economies; and, more specifically, it examines the contribution of autonomous audit agencies (AAAs) to the fight against...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. The Origins of Criminology

    A Reader

    Edited by Nicole H. Rafter

    The Origins of Criminology: A Reader is a collection of nineteenth-century texts from the key originators of the practice of criminology – selected, introduced, and with commentaries by the leading scholar in this area, Nicole Rafter. This book presents criminology as a unique field of study that...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. International Actors, Democratization and the Rule of Law

    Anchoring Democracy?

    Edited by Amichai Magen, Leonardo Morlino

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Do external factors facilitate or hamper domestic democratic development? Do international actors influence the development of greater civil and political freedom, democratic accountability, equality, responsiveness and the rule of law in domestic systems? How should we conceptualize, identify and...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Currency of Justice

    Fines and Damages in Consumer Societies

    By Pat O'Malley

    Fines and monetary damages account for the majority of legal sanctions across the whole spectrum of legal governance. Money is, in key respects, the primary tool law has to achieve compliance. Yet money has largely been ignored by social analyses of law, and especially by social theory. The...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Foucault's Law

    By Ben Golder, Peter Fitzpatrick

    Foucault’s Law is the first book in almost fifteen years to address the question of Foucault’s position on law. Many readings of Foucault’s conception of law start from the proposition that he failed to consider the role of law in modernity, or indeed that he deliberately marginalized it. In...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish