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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 37 new and published major works in the subject of Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Punishment

    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    A thorny question faced by all civilized societies is what to do when people commit crime, and, in particular, how criminals are to be punished. Yet the nature of punishment, its justifications, aims, and effects has varied markedly throughout history and across—and within—cultures. These matters...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Crime

    Edited by James Sheptycki

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    A variety of crime phenomena—including, but by no means limited to, white-collar crime and corruption, environmental crime, and ‘traditional’ organized crime—vie for the attention of international policymakers and researchers. Crime-control responses differ across the globe and the editor of this...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Forensic Psychology

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    In recent decades, the remit of forensic psychology has considerably widened. From an original, narrow focus on presenting evidence to the courts, its scope now spreads across the whole span of civil and criminal justice. Forensic psychologists are now intimately involved with suspects, offenders,...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. State Crime

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Race and Crime

    Edited by Coretta Phillips

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of race and crime continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Now, to make some sense of...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Peacebuilding

    Edited by Vincent Chetail, Oliver Jütersonke

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Ben Saul, Catherine Renshaw

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    While the Asia Pacific region is one of the world’s largest by population size, it has long been known for having the least developed regional and national institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights, particularly compared to the well-developed systems in Europe, the Americas, and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Law and Society

    Edited by David Cowan, Linda Mulcahy, Sally Wheeler

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    The thriving and well-established field of Law and Society (also referred to as Sociolegal Studies) has diverse methodological influences; it draws on social-scientific and arts-based methods. The approach of scholars researching and teaching in the field often crosses disciplinary borders, but,...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender & International Law

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Risk

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Property
    Edited by Margaret Davies
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Forensic Archaeology, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Linda Fibiger, Douglas H. Ubelaker
    To Be Published December 9th 2015
  3. Transitional Justice
    Edited by Kieran Mcevoy, Louise Mallinder
    To Be Published December 15th 2015
  4. International Criminal Law
    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Florian Jeßberger, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé
    To Be Published December 16th 2015
  5. Edwards and Mac Síthigh: Law and the Internet, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Lilian Edwards, Daithi Mac Sithigh
    To Be Published January 15th 2016

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