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  1. Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have...

    To Be Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – its atmospheres, modes of exclusion, self-organization and governance – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little attention in urban...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is that there are complex sets of emotional dynamics which complicate the already contested terrain of social policy-making. Equality and diversity...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Miiko Kumar, Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray

    The ‘culture of security’ ushered in after 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and – as exemplified by the Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden leaks – increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and national security. Beyond this counterterrorism and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

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