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  1. Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The UN International Criminal Tribunals

    Transition without Justice?

    By Klaus Bachmann, Aleksandar Fatić

    Series: Routledge Research on the United Nations (UN)

    Both the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are now about to close. Bachmann and Fatic look back at the achievements and shortcomings of both tribunals from an interdisciplinary perspective informed by...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Journalism and Human Rights

    How Demographics Drive Media Coverage

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Leader Symbols and Personality Cult in North Korea

    The Leader State

    By Jae-Cheon Lim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The legitimacy of the North Korean state is based solely on the leaders’ personal legitimacy, and is maintained by the indoctrination of people with leader symbols and the enactment of leadership cults in daily life. It can thus be dubbed a "leader state". The frequency of leader symbols and the...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Critical Rationalism and Globalization

    Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society

    By Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical Rationalism and Globalization addresses how the access to critical reason enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. This book demonstrates how the philosophy of critical rationalism contributes to the sociology of Globalization, through uncovering the role of critical...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination

    The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance

    By Michal Aharony

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment....

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge