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  1. Criminal Law and Policy in the European Union

    By Samuli Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This book takes stock of the development of EU criminal law from the establishment of the ECSC to the first European Union criminal law directives passed after the Lisbon Treaty. The work considers criminal offences established at EU level, the effects of EU law on national criminalization, the...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

    By Catherine Burns

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law

    Edited by William A. Schabas, Nadia Bernaz

    International criminal law has developed extraordinarily quickly over the last decade, with the creation of ad hoc tribunals in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the establishment of a permanent International Criminal Court. This book provides a timely and comprehensive survey of emerging and...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Criminal Law Statutes 2012-2013

    4th Edition

    By Jonathan Herring

    Series: Routledge Student Statutes

    ‘Focused content, layout and price - Routledge competes and wins in relation to all of these factors’ - Craig Lind, University of Sussex, UK ‘The best value and best format books on the market.’ - Ed Bates, Southampton University, UK Routledge Student Statutes present all the...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Crime and the Life Course

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Benson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    In recent years, the lifecourse perspective has become a popular theoretical orientation toward crime. Yet despite its growing importance in the field of criminology, most textbooks give it only cursory treatment. Crime and the Lifecourse: An Introduction by Michael L. Benson provides a...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation

    By Danielle Tyson

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The partial defence of provocation is one of the most controversial doctrines within the criminal law. It has now been abolished in a number of international jurisdictions. Addressing the trajectory of debates about reform of the provocation defence across different jurisdictions, Sex, Culpability...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Russian Legal Culture Before and After Communism

    Criminal Justice, Politics and the Public Sphere

    By Frances Nethercott

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Following the emancipation of the serfs in 1861, and again during the Gorbachev and Yel’tsin eras, the issue of individual legal rights and freedoms occupied a central place in the reformist drive to modernize criminal justice. While in tsarist Russia the gains of legal scholars and activists in...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Disability, Hate Crime and Violence

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Hannah Mason-Bish

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of disability, hate crime and violence, exploring its emergence on the policy agenda. Engaging with the latest debates in criminology, disability and violence studies, it goes beyond conventional notions of hate crime to look at...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Counter-Terrorism and Beyond

    The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11

    Edited by Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book considers the increasing trend towards a ‘culture of control’ in democratic countries. The post-9/11 counter-terrorism laws in nations such as the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia provide a stark demonstration of this trend. These laws share a focus on the pre-emption of crime,...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge