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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing together important contributions from a number of... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
This revised and updated edition of a highly successful text provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals. Written in a clear, accessible style, it summarises major philosophical ideas - retribution, rehabilitation, incapacitation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00
This book analyses the legal and aesthetic discourses that combine to shape the image of the criminal, and that image's contemporary endurance. The author traces the roots of contemporary ideas about criminality back to legal, philosophical and aesthetic concepts originating in the nineteenth century. Building on the ideas of Foucault and Walter Benjamin,... more...
- American Bar Association 2014; US$ 19.99
This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00
Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham?s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham?s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While offering a suggestive picture of contemporary Bentham... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ?hidden gender? of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence against women presuppose, maintain and perpetuate a... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2011; US$ 59.00
In the daily work of lawyers, the interpretation of declarations of intent and contracts is a very difficult task, especially with regard to crossborder partners. This book contains informative proceedings from an international conference - held in Katowice, Poland - on the legal interpretation of private law in various legal regions. Topics include:... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 199.00
The theft, trafficking and falsification of cultural property/heritage are crimes of a particularly complex nature, that often have international ramifications and significant economic consequences. Organized criminal groups of various types and origins are involved in these illegal acts. The book Crime in the Art and Antiquities World contains both... more...