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Criminology: legal aspects books

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Rethinking Punishment by Leo (Union College, New York) Zaibert Rethinking Punishment
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Rejecting traditional alternatives, Leo Zaibert offers an original and refreshing approach to the age-old problem of the justification of punishment.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

Rethinking Punishment by Leo (Union College, New York) Zaibert Rethinking Punishment
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Rejecting traditional alternatives, Leo Zaibert offers an original and refreshing approach to the age-old problem of the justification of punishment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Global Governance and Regulation Order and Disorder in the 21st Century by Danielle Ireland-Piper, Leon Wolff Global Governance and Regulation Order and Disorder in the 21st Century
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With a diverse group of contributors from law, business and the social sciences, this book explores the line not only between order and disorder in global affairs, but also chaos and control, continuity and change, the core and the margins....
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

Cross-Border Evidence Gathering Equality of Arms Within the EU? by Cross-Border Evidence Gathering Equality of Arms Within the EU?

This book is part of the so-called Pompe series, which contains publications by staff members of the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology in Utrecht, and by authors closely aligned to the school of thought for which the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

The War on People who Use Drugs The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society by Jay Levy The War on People who Use Drugs The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society

This book explores the outcomes of Sweden's aim to create a `drug-free society' on the lived realities, health, and welfare of people who use drugs, and on the dynamics of Swedish drug use. Drawing on a wealth of empirical data,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 A Basic Guide for Practitioners by Leonard Jason-Lloyd The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 A Basic Guide for Practitioners

Although there is controversy surrounding the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, it is a wide-ranging piece of legislation. This guide is intended for legal professionals who require quick reference to the provisions of the 1994 Act.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Globalisation, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theoretical, Comparative and Transnational Perspectives by Valsamis Mitsilegas Globalisation, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theoretical, Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

This volume addresses from a cross-disciplinary perspective the multifarious relationship between globalisation, on the one hand, and criminal law and justice, on the other hand.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017

Criminal Justice, Mental Health and the Politics of Risk by Nicola S. Gray Criminal Justice, Mental Health and the Politics of Risk

Criminal Justice, Mental Health and the Politics of Risk addresses the important issues which lie at the forefront of decision making and policy in criminal justice and health care. The book brings together several perpectives from a number of distinguished...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2017

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The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children by Hadeel Al-Alosi The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children

This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2018

Other books in this genre

Women, Madness and the Law A Feminist Reader by Wendy (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada) Chan Women, Madness and the Law A Feminist Reader
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This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/01/2017

Governing Paradoxes of Restorative Justice by George (University of Alberta, Canada) Pavlich Governing Paradoxes of Restorative Justice
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Restorative justice is the policy of eschewing traditional punishments in favour of group counselling involving both victims and perpetrators. Until now there has been no critical analysis of governmental rationales that legitimize restorative practices over traditional approaches but Governing Practices...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2016

Sentencing and Punishment The Quest for Justice by Susan (Professor of Law, Brunel University) Easton, Christine (Emeritus Professor of Law, Brunel University) Piper Sentencing and Punishment The Quest for Justice
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Guiding students through the key issues in sentencing and punishment, this book presents an overview of the theory, law and practice from penological, policy and legal perspectives, highlighting changing attitudes as to what constitutes 'just' punishment and reviewing modes of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2016

The Burdens of Proof Discriminatory Power, Weight of Evidence, and Tenacity of Belief by Dale A. (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio) Nance The Burdens of Proof Discriminatory Power, Weight of Evidence, and Tenacity of Belief
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This book explores contemporary thinking on the evidential requirements that are critical for practical decision-making.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/03/2016

Preventive Justice by Andrew, QC (Professor of English Law Emeritus, University of Oxford) Ashworth, Lucia (Professor of Criminal Justice and Zedner Preventive Justice
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Preventive Justice looks at the use of coercive preventive measures by the state, both within and beyond criminal law. Examining preventive laws, measures, and institutions in and outside the criminal law, it explores the justifications given for using coercion to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2015

Punishment by Richard Jones Punishment

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2015

Globalisation, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theoretical, Comparative and Transnational Perspectives by Valsamis Mitsilegas Globalisation, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theoretical, Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

This volume addresses from a cross-disciplinary perspective the multifarious relationship between globalisation, on the one hand, and criminal law and justice, on the other hand.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2014

Expert Evidence and Scientific Proof in Criminal Trials by Paul Roberts Expert Evidence and Scientific Proof in Criminal Trials

The articles and essays reprinted in this volume explore many of the most significant and pressing questions, issues, opportunities and challenges presented by forensic science and other expert evidence for contemporary criminal adjudication. The focus is mainly on scientific proof...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2014

Silence and Confessions The Suspect as the Source of Evidence by S. Easton Silence and Confessions The Suspect as the Source of Evidence

This book examines the treatment of suspects in interrogation and explores issues surrounding the right to silence. Employing a socio-legal approach, it draws from empirical research in the social sciences including social psychology to understand the problem of obtaining reliable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2014

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