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  1. Framing Crime

    Cultural Criminology and the Image

    Edited by Keith Hayward, the late Mike Presdee

    In a world in which media images of crime and deviance proliferate, where every facet of offending is reflected in a ‘vast hall of mirrors’, Framing Crime: Cultural Criminology and the Image makes sense of the increasingly blurred line between the real and the virtual. Images of crime and crime...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Human Rights, or Citizenship?

    By Paulina Tambakaki

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    While human rights have been enjoying unprecedented salience, the concept of the citizen has been significantly challenged. Rising ethical concerns, the calling into question of state sovereignty, and the consolidation of the human rights regime, have all contributed to a shift in focus: from an...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Birkbeck Law Press

  3. Giorgio Agamben: Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism

    Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism

    By Thanos Zartaloudis

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Giorgio Agamben: Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism is a thorough engagement with the thought of the influential Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. It explores Agamben’s work on language, ontology, power, law and criticism from the 1970s to his most recent publications. Introducing Agamben's...

    Published February 10th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Risk, Power and the State

    After Foucault

    By Magnus Hörnqvist

    Risk, Power and the State addresses how power is exercised in and by contemporary state organisations. Through a detailed analysis of programmatic attempts to shape behaviour linked to considerations of risk, this book pursues the argument that, whilst Foucault is useful for understanding power,...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Comparative Perspectives on Communal Lands and Individual Ownership

    Sustainable Futures

    Edited by Lee Godden, Maureen Tehan

    Comparative Perspectives on Communal Lands and Individual Ownership: Sustainable Futures addresses property and land title as central mechanisms governing access to communally-held land and resources. The collection assesses the effectiveness of property law and tenure models developed around...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Revenge versus Legality

    Wild Justice from Balzac to Clint Eastwood and Abu Ghraib

    By Katherine Maynard, Jarod Kearney, James Guimond

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    In the wake of Guantanamo Bay, extraordinary renditions, and secret torture centres in Eastern Europe and elsewhere, Revenge versus Legality addresses the relationship between law and wild or vigilante justice; between the power to enforce retribution and the desire to seek revenge. Taking up a...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Rethinking Rape Law

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Clare McGlynn, Vanessa E. Munro

    Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions. In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and...

    Published April 19th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Transitional Justice, Judicial Accountability and the Rule of Law

    By Hakeem O. Yusuf

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional Justice, Judicial Accountability and the Rule of Law addresses the importance of judicial accountability in transitional justice processes. Despite a general consensus that the judiciary plays an important role in contemporary governance, accountability for the judicial role in...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire

    Edited by Robert Leckey, Kim Brooks

    Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire uses queer theory to examine the complex interactions of law, culture, and empire. Building on recent work on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches, it studies how activists and scholars engaged in queer theory...

    Published May 10th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Immigration, Social Integration and Crime

    A Cross-National Approach

    By Luigi M. Solivetti

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    The problem of social control has constituted the acid test for the entire issue of immigration and integration. But whilst recent studies show that the crime rate for non-nationals is three, four or more, times higher than that of the country’s 'own' citizens, academic interest in these statistics...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  12. Surveillance and Democracy

    Edited by Kevin D. Haggerty, Minas Samatas

    This collection represents the first sustained attempt to grapple with the complex and often paradoxical relationships between surveillance and democracy. Is surveillance a barrier to democratic processes, or might it be a necessary component of democracy? How has the legacy of post 9/11...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  13. The Spatial, the Legal and the Pragmatics of World-Making

    Nomospheric Investigations

    By David Delaney

    Critical legal geography is practised by an increasing number of scholars in various disciplines, but it has not had the benefit of an overarching theoretical framework that might overcome its currently rather ad hoc character. The Spatial, the Legal and the Pragmatics of World-Making remedies this...

    Published June 20th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  14. 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

  15. Lawscape

    Property, Environment, Law

    By Nicole Graham

    Lawscape: Property, Environment, Law considers the ways in which property law transforms both natural environments and social economies. Addressing law's relationship to land and natural resources through its property regime, Lawscape engages the abstract philosophy of property law with the...

    Published July 2nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  16. From Heritage to Terrorism

    Regulating Tourism in an Age of Uncertainty

    By Brian Simpson, Cheryl Simpson

    Critical in style, From Heritage to Terrorism: Regulating Tourism in an Age of Uncertainty examines the law and its role in shaping and defining tourism and the tourist experience. Using a broad range of legal documents and other materials from a variety of disciplines, it surveys how the...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  17. Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss, Tahir Abbas

    Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative collection examines the concept of HRV against women in general and Muslim women...

    Published July 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  18. Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy

    Edited by Julia Davidson, Petter Gottschalk

    Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a...

    Published July 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  19. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  20. A History of Drugs

    Drugs and Freedom in the Liberal Age

    By Toby Seddon

    Why are some psychoactive substances regarded as ‘dangerous drugs’, to be controlled by the criminal law within a global prohibition regime, whilst others – from alcohol and tobacco, through to those we call ‘medicines’ – are seen and regulated very differently? A History of Drugs traces a...

    Published July 11th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  21. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  22. Events: The Force of International Law

    Edited by Fleur Johns, Richard Joyce, Sundhya Pahuja

    Events: The Force of International Law presents an analysis of international law, centred upon those historical and recent events in which international law has exerted, or acquired, its force. From Spanish colonization and the Peace of Westphalia, through the release of Nelson Mandela and the...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  23. Regulating Sexuality

    Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives

    By Rosie Harding

    Series: Social Justice

    Winner of the 2011 SLSA-Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  24. 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

  25. Drugs, Crime and Public Health

    The Political Economy of Drug Policy

    By Alex Stevens

    Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach - centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries - it discusses theoretical perspectives and provides...

    Published September 10th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish


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