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  1. Criminology, Civilisation and the New World Order

    By Wayne Morrison

    Expertly authored by the co-editor of the best-selling text Cultural Criminology Unleashed, this book re-examines criminology in a global context. Wide-ranging and up-to-date, it covers the topics of colonialism and post-colonialism, genocide, state control, the impact of September 11th and...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Law, Text, Terror

    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Lior Barshack, Anton Schutz

    The essays collected here under the governing signs, Law, Text, Terror have their origins in a singular and topical desire. Their motive is most immediately that of acknowledging the massive and eccentric contribution of the philologist, psychoanalyst and Romanist jurist Pierre Legendre to the...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Regulating Social Housing

    Governing Decline

    By David Cowan, Morag McDermont

    Drawing upon Foucauldian analyzes of governmentality, the authors contend that social housing must be understood according to a range of political rationalities that saturate current practice and policy. They critically address the practice of dividing social from private tenure; situating subjects...

    Published March 15th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Law and Sacrifice

    Towards a Post Apartheid Theory of Law

    Edited by Johan Van der Walt

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state,...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Birkbeck Law Press

  5. UK Election Law

    A Critical Examination

    By Bob Watt

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    This book contains a critical analysis of the law and politics governing the conduct of statutory elections in the United Kingdom. The author argues that elections have now become a marketplace for 'buying' the most seemingly attractive political party on offer into power, rather than an...

    Published January 8th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. The Police and Social Conflict

    By Nigel Fielding

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    Policing remains one of the most controversial areas of criminal justice. Recent years have seen major changes in every aspect of policing: new constructions of the police mission, new ways of delivering police services and new arrangements for police accountability. The police have had to respond...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Legal Pluralism in Conflict

    Coping with Cultural Diversity in Law

    By Prakash Shah

    Legal Pluralism in Conflict offers a new theoretical perspective for conceptualising and analysing the relationship between ethnic minority laws and the official legal order. Examining the limits of liberal legal thought in light of a contemporary plurality of ethnic identifications and religious...

    Published September 26th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Beyond Transcendence in Law and Philosophy

    By Louis E. Wolcher

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    What is the law of the law? What produces our craven subservience to linguistic norms, and our shocking indifference to the phenomenon of universal suffering? In a path-breaking new work of philosophy, Louis Wolcher seeks to answer these questions from the standpoint of Zen Buddhism. Bringing an...

    Published September 26th 2005 by Birkbeck Law Press

  9. Governing Paradoxes of Restorative Justice

    By George Pavlich

    Restorative justice is the policy of eschewing traditional punishments in favour of group counselling involving both victims and perpetrators. Until now there has been no critical analysis of governmental rationales that legitimize restorative practices over traditional approaches but Governing...

    Published July 11th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Feminist Perspectives on Contract Law

    Edited by Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    The law of contract is ripe for feminist analysis. Despite increasing calls for the re-conceptualisation of neo-classical ways of thinking, feminist perspectives on contract tend to be marginalised in mainstream textbooks. This edited collection questions the assumptions made in such works and the...

    Published April 28th 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish