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  1. Transnational and Comparative Criminology

    Edited by James Sheptycki, Ali Wardak

    This book examines the issues of crime and its control in the twenty-first century - an era of human history where people live in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world - providing invaluable and first-hand readings for undergraduate and postgradate students....

    Published April 5th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Law & the Beautiful Soul

    By Alan Norrie

    Starting from concrete legal issues, Alan Norrie develops a critical vision of law in its relation to morality and socio-historical context. Traced historically, the conflicts he describes can be read today in law's treatment of legality and justice, judgment and responsibility. Joint winner...

    Published April 3rd 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Sentencing in the Age of Information

    From Faust to Macintosh

    By Katja Franko Aas

    How does the fact that we live in information societies reflect on the nature of penal discourse and practice? Applying media and communication studies to sentencing and penal culture, Kate Franko Aas offers a lucid and innovative account of how punishment is adjusting to a new cultural climate...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Women, Madness and the Law

    A Feminist Reader

    Edited by Wendy Chan, Dorothy E. Chunn, Robert Menzies

    This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role in regulating and controlling women's lives....

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Erotic Justice

    Law and the New Politics of Postcolonialism

    By Ratna Kapur

    The essays in Erotic Justice address the ways in which law has been implicated in contemporary debates dealing with sexuality, culture and `different' subjects - including women, sexual minorities, Muslims and the transnational migrant. Law is analyzed as a discursive terrain, where these different...

    Published February 2nd 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Human Rights in the Digital Age

    Edited by Mathias Klang, Andrew Murray

    The digital age began in 1939 with the construction of the first digital computer. In the sixty-five years that have followed, the influence of digitisation on our everyday lives has grown steadily and today digital technology has a greater influence on our lives than at any time since its...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Cultural Criminology Unleashed

    Edited by Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, Wayne Morrison, Mike Presdee

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 14th 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Risk, Uncertainty and Government

    By Pat O'Malley

    Both risk and uncertainty are neo-liberal concepts, which can be viewed as complementary techniques for governing diverse aspects of life, rather than natural states of things. This new book examines the way these constructs govern the production of wealth through 'uncertain' speculation and '...

    Published October 3rd 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Key Issues in Women's Work

    Female Diversity and the Polarisation of Women's Employment

    By Catherine Hakim

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    Women's employment is one of the most widely-discussed and often-misunderstood issues of modern society. Are women today oppressed, or do they have the best of both worlds? Do women have to go out to work to gain equality with men, or do they already do more than their share of domestic...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Sovereignty and its Discontents

    On the Primacy of Conflict and the Structure of the Political

    By William Rasch

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book argues for the centrality of conflict in any notion of the political. In contrast to many of the attempts to re-think the political in the wake of the collapse of traditional leftist projects, it also argues for the logical and/or ontological primacy of violence over 'peace'. The notion...

    Published August 17th 2004 by Birkbeck Law Press