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  1. Serving Whose Interests?

    The Political Economy of Trade in Services Agreements

    By Jane Kelsey

    Serving Whose Interests? explores the political economy of trade in services agreements from a critical legal perspective. The controversy surrounding the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and its variants at the regional and bilateral levels can, it is argued, be seen as a...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Risk and the War on Terror

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede

    This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Child Sexual Abuse

    Media Representations and Government Reactions

    By Julia Davidson

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    Child Sexual Abuse critically evaluates the development of policy and legislative measures to control sex offenders. The last fifteen years has seen increasing concern on the part of the government, criminal justice agencies, the media and the public, regarding child sexual abuse. This...

    Published April 2nd 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. The Degradation of the International Legal Order?

    The Rehabilitation of Law and the Possibility of Politics

    By Bill Bowring

    Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from...

    Published February 6th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Prostitution, Politics & Policy

    By Roger Matthews

    Prostitution has become an extremely topical issue in recent years and attention has focused both on the situation of female prostitutes and the adequacy of existing forms of regulation. Prostitution, Politics & Policy brings together the main debates and issues associated with...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Informal Reckonings

    Conflict Resolution in Mediation, Restorative Justice, and Reparations

    By Andrew Woolford, R.S. Ratner

    The 'reparational turn' in the field of law has resulted in the increased use of so-called 'informal' approaches to conflict resolution, including primarily the three mechanisms considered in this book: mediation, restorative justice and reparations. While proponents of these mechanisms have...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Intimacy and Responsibility

    The Criminalisation of HIV Transmission

    By Matthew Weait

    In what circumstances and on what basis, should those who transmit serious diseases to their sexual partners be criminalised? In this new book Matthew Weait uses English case law as the basis of a more general and critical analysis of the response of the criminal courts to those who have been...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Hypercrime

    The New Geometry of Harm

    By Michael McGuire

    Hypercrime develops a new theoretical approach toward current reformulations in criminal behaviours, in particular the phenomenon of cybercrime. Emphasizing a spatialized conception of deviance, one that clarifies the continuities between crime in the traditional, physical context and developing...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Law and the Media

    The Future of an Uneasy Relationship

    By Lieve Gies

    Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust

    By David Seymour

    Whilst an increasing amount of attention is being paid to law's connection or involvement with National Socialism, less attention is focused upon thinking through the links between law and the emergence of antisemitism. As a consequence, antisemitism is presented as a pre-existent given, as...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish