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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Intimacy and Responsibility

    The Criminalisation of HIV Transmission

    By Matthew Weait

    In what circumstances and on what basis, should those who transmit serious diseases to their sexual partners be criminalised? In this new book Matthew Weait uses English case law as the basis of a more general and critical analysis of the response of the criminal courts to those who have been...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Hypercrime

    The New Geometry of Harm

    By Michael McGuire

    Hypercrime develops a new theoretical approach toward current reformulations in criminal behaviours, in particular the phenomenon of cybercrime. Emphasizing a spatialized conception of deviance, one that clarifies the continuities between crime in the traditional, physical context and developing...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Law and the Media

    The Future of an Uneasy Relationship

    By Lieve Gies

    Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust

    By David Seymour

    Whilst an increasing amount of attention is being paid to law's connection or involvement with National Socialism, less attention is focused upon thinking through the links between law and the emergence of antisemitism. As a consequence, antisemitism is presented as a pre-existent given, as...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Property

    Meanings, Histories, Theories

    By Margaret Davies

    Series: Critical Approaches to Law

    This critique of property examines its classical conception: addressing its ontology and history, as well as considering its symbolic aspects and connection to social relations of power. It is organized around three themes: the ways in which concepts of property are symbolically and...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Law and Irresponsibility

    On the Legitimation of Human Suffering

    By Scott Veitch

    Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life – from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships – it is understood that legal regulation plays a...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The United States and the Security Council

    Collective Security since the Cold War

    By Brian Frederking

    This book describes the rules governing international security decision-making and examines the different understandings of collective security in the post-Cold War world. The post-Cold War world has largely been a struggle over which rules govern global security. Discussions and decisions...

    Published September 19th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Evgeny Pashukanis

    A Critical Reappraisal

    By Michael Head

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    A thorough examination of Pashukanis’ writings, this book is a significant contribution to a proper assessment of Pashukanis’ work, the value of his theoretical legacy and the contemporary relevance of Marxist legal theory. Interest in the best-known Soviet legal scholar, Evgeny Pashukanis, remains...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish