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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The primary focus of this work is, unlike previous studies, not on whether the wrongdoer meets our expectations over how and when remorse should be shown, but on how the community reacts when these expectations are met or not met. Using examples drawn from Canada, the United States, and South Africa, the author demonstrates that the showing of remorse... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
The nature of human security is changing globally: interstate conflict and even intrastate conflict may be diminishing worldwide, yet threats to individuals and communities persist. Large-scale violence by formal and informal armed forces intersects with interpersonal and domestic forms of violence in mutually reinforcing ways. Gender, Violence, and... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
In order to make the criminal court system more effective there has been a growing trend to have courts participate in what is essentially a rehabilitation strategy. Such courts are often referred to as "problem-solving" because they are working on root causes of criminal behavior as part of the dispensation of justice. This major shift in... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 64.99
Autonomy is one of the core concepts of legal and political thought, yet also one of the least understood. The prevailing theory of liberal individualism characterizes autonomy as independence, yet from a social perspective, this conception is glaringly inadequate. In this brilliantly innovative work, Jennifer Nedelsky claims that we must rethink our... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.99
In dem Band werden Ursachen, Diagnostik und Therapie einer Krankheit beschrieben, die zunehmend an Aufmerksamkeit gewinnt: Demenzen. Wie geht man bei Diagnostik und Therapie vor? Was muss bei der Einweisung beachtet werden? Welche pr ventiven Ma nahmen sind m glich und n tig? Klar und pr zise beantworten Herausgeber einer der angesehensten Demenzforscher... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 44.99
In Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment, Paul Brest and Linda Hamilton Krieger have written a systematic guide to creative problem solving that prepares students to exercise effective judgment and decision making skills in the complex social environments in which they will work. The book represents a major milestone in the education... more...
Das Gesetz des Unbewussten im Rechtsdiskurs: Grundlinien einer psychoanalytischen Rechtstheorie nach Freud und Lacan.Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 74.62
Hauptbeschreibung Das ethische Ziel des Autors ist es, mittels der theoretischen Psychoanalyse Freuds und Lacans unbewusste Dimensionen in Rechtsdiskursen zu beleuchten und damit die Möglichkeit zu eröffnen, verschlüsselte Symptome zu identifizieren und aufzulösen. Im Zentrum steht die Doppelbödigkeit aus bewussten und unbewussten Determinanten in... more...
- Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 57.00
This rigorous yet reader-friendly book reviews the state of the science on a broad range of psychological issues commonly encountered in the forensic context. The goal is to help professionals and students differentiate between supported and unsupported psychological techniques--and steer clear of those that may be misleading or legally inadmissible.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 59.95
Including international contributions from lawyers, psychologists, sociologists and criminologists, this important book captures contemporary attempts to build bridges between the two very different disciplines of law and psychology and to establish the true nature of the interaction between the two at an international level. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
Focusing on the ?problem? of pleasure Law, Orientalism and Postcolonialism uncovers the organizing principles by which the legal subject was colonized. That occidental law was complicit in colonial expansion is obvious. What remains to be addressed, however, is the manner in which law and legal discourse sought to colonize individual subjects as... more...