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  1. Drugs

    America's Holy War

    By Arthur Benavie

    Using the best scientific evidence, Drugs: America's Holy War explores the impact and cost of America’s "War on Drugs" – both in tax spending and in human terms. Is it possible that US drug policies are helping to proliferate, not prevent, a multitude of social ills including: homicide, property...

    Published November 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Administrative Law and Governance in Asia

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Albert H.Y. Chen

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book examines administrative law in Asia, exploring the profound changes in the legal regimes of many Asian states that have taken place in recent years. Political democratization in some countries, economic change more broadly and the forces of globalization have put pressure on the...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Intersectionality and Beyond

    Law, Power and the Politics of Location

    Edited by Emily Grabham, Davina Cooper, Jane Krishnadas, Didi Herman

    Series: Social Justice

    This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Law, Democracy and Solidarity in a Post-national Union

    The unsettled political order of Europe

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, Christian Joerges, Florian Rödl

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    To many, the rejections of the Constitutional Treaty by Dutch and French voters in 2005 came as a shock. However, given the many tensions and the many unresolved issues it was quite unsurprising. The challenges facing the Constitutional debate go to the core of the European integration process as...

    Published July 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Serving Whose Interests?

    The Political Economy of Trade in Services Agreements

    By Jane Kelsey

    Serving Whose Interests? explores the political economy of trade in services agreements from a critical legal perspective. The controversy surrounding the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and its variants at the regional and bilateral levels can, it is argued, be seen as a...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Risk and the War on Terror

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede

    This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Child Sexual Abuse

    Media Representations and Government Reactions

    By Julia Davidson

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    Child Sexual Abuse critically evaluates the development of policy and legislative measures to control sex offenders. The last fifteen years has seen increasing concern on the part of the government, criminal justice agencies, the media and the public, regarding child sexual abuse. This...

    Published April 2nd 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. The Degradation of the International Legal Order?

    The Rehabilitation of Law and the Possibility of Politics

    By Bill Bowring

    Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from...

    Published February 6th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Prostitution, Politics & Policy

    By Roger Matthews

    Prostitution has become an extremely topical issue in recent years and attention has focused both on the situation of female prostitutes and the adequacy of existing forms of regulation. Prostitution, Politics & Policy brings together the main debates and issues associated with...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Informal Reckonings

    Conflict Resolution in Mediation, Restorative Justice, and Reparations

    By Andrew Woolford, R.S. Ratner

    The 'reparational turn' in the field of law has resulted in the increased use of so-called 'informal' approaches to conflict resolution, including primarily the three mechanisms considered in this book: mediation, restorative justice and reparations. While proponents of these mechanisms have...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish