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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Hate speech law can be found throughout the world. But it is also the subject of numerous principled arguments, both for and against. These principles invoke a host of morally relevant features (e.g., liberty, health, autonomy, security, non-subordination, the absence of oppression, human dignity, the discovery of truth, the acquisition of knowledge,... more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 32.95
It has long been held that humans need government to impose social order on a chaotic, dangerous world. How, then, did early humans survive on the Serengeti Plain, surrounded by faster, stronger, and bigger predators in a harsh and forbidding environment? Pirates, Prisoners, and Lepers examines an array of natural experiments and accidents of human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
The proliferation in terrorist activity has provoked an increase in the body of law, both at national and international level, which has sought to counter and prevent it. The bodies involved in this process range from the UN Security Council to government legislatures. This book is the first to address, in one volume, the wide variety of responses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
This study focuses on the practice of punishment, as it is inflicted by the state. The author's first-hand experience with penal reform, combined with philosophical reflection, has led him to develop a theory of punishment that identifies the principles of sentencing and corrections on which modern correctional systems should be built. This new theory... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
Economic crime is, by definition, crime committed to gain profit within an otherwise legitimate business. Examples are illegal pollution, brand name infringement and tax evasion. The victims of such crimes may be private citizens, businesses and the state. The leading authors in this vital new book survey recent advances in the study of economic crime... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Understanding Criminal Law clarifies a subject which students often find somewhat difficult and confusing. This difficulty stems partly from the rapid changes which criminal law undergoes, through frequent statutory amendments and judicial decisions, but more importantly from the sheer complexity of the subject matter. This book provides a clear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
Bringing a sociologist's insight to legal institutions and narratives, this book is an innovative and timely sociological contribution to current concerns regarding critical cosmopolitanism, human rights and crimes against humanity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 63.95
This series of papers was presented at a conference held in 1992 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the creation of a first national Ombudsman under the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967. The distinguished contributors present an intriguing picture of the Ombudsman in a number of contexts. Accessibility to the Parliamentary Commissioner is... more...