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  1. The Dynamics of Transitional Justice:

    International Models and Local Realities in East Timor

    By Lia Kent

    Series: Transitional Justice

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms – including trials and truth commissions – have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Justice and Security in the 21st Century

    Risks, Rights and the Rule of Law

    Edited by Barbara Hudson, Synnove Ugelvik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book examines the question of whether justice or security is the primary virtue of 21st-century society. The issue of enhancing security without undermining justice – managing risk without undermining the rule of law – has always been problematic. However, recent developments such as new...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transitional Justice Theories

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Making Crime Television

    Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast

    By Anita Lam

    This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As a unique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process, Making Crime Television:...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity - in violation of international criminal laws - in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Crimes of Mobility

    Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

    By Ana Aliverti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion and control against those who defy the state’s powers over its territory and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Wickedness and Crime

    Laws of Homicide and Malice

    By Penny Crofts

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The criminal legal system defines and authoritatively enacts the boundaries of permissible and impermissible behaviour, with a focus on that which is prohibited or transgressive. Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice seeks to expose the ways in which criminal law communicates and...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    Series: Transitional Justice

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume I

    Institutions, Concepts and Personalities

    By Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Ruth Higgins

    The history underlying and informing the Australian legal system is a uniquely interesting amalgam of English, American and local developments. It is often poorly understood – not least because there are no modern counterparts to this volume and its companion on commercial law. But, as Holmes long...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press

  10. Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume II

    Commercial Common Law

    Edited by Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Elisabeth Peden

    Questions arising in commercial law require an understanding of legal history, no differently from any other area of law, and, as the High Court observed in Andrews v ANZ [2012] HCA 30 at [14], what is needed is more than a “brief backward glance�. These essays provide a suite of materials to...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Federation Press