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  1. War and Rape

    Law, Memory and Justice

    By Nicola Henry

    Series: Interventions

    Wartime rape has been virulent in wars of sovereignty, territory, conquest, religion, ideology and liberation, yet attention to this crime has been sporadic throughout history. Rape remains ‘unspeakable’, particularly within law. Moreover, rape has not featured prominently in post-conflict...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Community Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Todd R Clear, John R Hamilton, Jr., Eric Cadora

    Community Justice discusses concepts of community within the context of justice policy and programs, and addresses the important relationship between the criminal justice system and the community in the USA. Taking a bold stance in the criminal justice debate, this book argues that crime management...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Land is the Source of the Law

    A Dialogic Encounter with Indigenous Jurisprudence

    By C.F. Black

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The Land is the Source of Law brings an inter-jurisdictional dimension to the field of indigenous jurisprudence: comparing Indigenous legal regimes in New Zealand, the USA and Australia, it offers a ‘dialogical encounter with an Indigenous jurisprudence’ in which individuals are ...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Law in the Pursuit of Development

    Principles into Practice?

    Edited by Amanda Perry Kessaris

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Law in the Pursuit of Development critically explores the relationships between contemporary principles and practice in law and development. Including papers by internationally renowned, as well as emerging, scholars and practitioners, the book is organised around the three liberal principles which...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Eco Crime and Genetically Modified Food

    By Reece Walters

    The GM debate has been ongoing for over a decade, yet it has been contained in the scientific world and presented in technical terms. Eco Crime and Genetically Modified Food brings the debates about GM food into the social and criminological arena. This book highlights the criminal and harmful...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa

    Just Peace?

    Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    Series: Security and Governance

    The promotion of the rule of law has become an increasingly important element of peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, particularly in Africa, where there have been numerous internal armed conflicts and missions over the last decade. This book explores the expanding international efforts to...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Rights, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

    There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of...

    Published August 27th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth...

    Published August 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law

    Edited by James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Lee Cabatingan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyse the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship...

    Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Transcending the Boundaries of Law

    Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman

    Transcending the Boundaries of Law is a ground-breaking collection that will be central to future developments in feminist and related critical theories about law. In its pages three generations of feminist legal theorists engage with what have become key feminist themes, including equality,...

    Published July 2nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish