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  1. Rights, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

    There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of...

    Published August 27th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth...

    Published August 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law

    Edited by James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Lee Cabatingan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyse the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship...

    Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Transcending the Boundaries of Law

    Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman

    Transcending the Boundaries of Law is a ground-breaking collection that will be central to future developments in feminist and related critical theories about law. In its pages three generations of feminist legal theorists engage with what have become key feminist themes, including equality,...

    Published July 2nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Marginalized Communities and Access to Justice

    Edited by Yash Ghai CBE, Jill Cottrell

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Marginalized Communities and Access to Justice is a comparative study, by leading researchers in the field of law and justice, of the imperatives and constraints of access to justice among a number of marginalized communities. A central feature of the rule of law is the equality of all before the...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Conflicts in Environmental Regulation and the Internationalisation of the State

    Contested Terrains

    By Ulrich Brand, Christoph Görg, Joachim Hirsch, Markus Wissen

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book examines the global regulation of biodiversity politics through the UN UNConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the WTO and other international treaties. Using historical-materialist state and regulation theory, it assesses how the discourse and politics of sustainable development have...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Social Power in International Politics

    By Peter van Ham

    Series: New International Relations

    Social power, defined as "the ability to set standards, create norms and values that are deemed legitimate and desirable, without resorting to coercion or payment", is a central part of contemporary international politics. This text introduces and defines the concept of social power and considers...

    Published March 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Framing Crime

    Cultural Criminology and the Image

    Edited by Keith Hayward, the late Mike Presdee

    In a world in which media images of crime and deviance proliferate, where every facet of offending is reflected in a ‘vast hall of mirrors’, Framing Crime: Cultural Criminology and the Image makes sense of the increasingly blurred line between the real and the virtual. Images of crime and crime...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish