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Forthcoming Books

  1. Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism

    By John Stanton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life....

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden

    By Jay Levy

    In 1999, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex whilst simultaneously decriminalizing its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to as the Swedish model has now been...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Migration Theory

    Talking across Disciplines, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, James F. Hollifield

    During the last decade the issue of migration has increased in global prominence and has caused controversy among the host countries around the world. Continuing their interdisciplinary approach, editors Caroline Brettell and James Hollifield have included revised essays from the previous...

    To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge, Technology and Law

    Edited by Emilie Cloatre, Martyn Pickersgill

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to be the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of medical law and...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematizations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematization of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. Its central concern is to consider how crime has been conceived as problem, and to address the responses that have been suggested to deal with it. The book uses developments in Denmark –...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 24th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish