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  • Asset Recovery Handbookby Jean-Pierre Brun; Larissa Gray; Clive Scott

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 19.99

    Developing countries lose an estimated US$20-40 billion each year through bribery, misappropriation of funds, and other corrupt practices. Much of the proceeds of this corruption find 'safe haven' in the world?s financial centers. These criminal flows are a drain on social services and economic development programs, contributing to the impoverishment... more...

  • Legal Challenges in Maritime Securityby Myron H. Nordquist; Rüdiger Wolfrum; John Norton Moore; Ronán Long

    BRILL 2008; US$ 226.00

    Legal Challenges in Maritime Security provides in-depth analysis of current international and regional approaches to maritime security, cargo, port and supply chain security, maritime information sharing and capacity building. The work describes measures in place at multilateral and regional levels to improve information sharing and operational coordination... more...

  • Migrant Smuggling by Seaby Patricia Mallia

    BRILL 2009; US$ 170.00

    This monograph searches for a solution to the crime of migrant smuggling by sea aimed at reconciling 21st century exigencies with age-old, fundamental principles such as the freedom of the high seas. more...

  • Crime in the Art and Antiquities Worldby Stefano Manacorda; Duncan Chappell

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 169.16

    The theft, trafficking and falsification of art are complex crimes that often have international ramifications and economic consequences. This volume contains both contributions from illegal trafficking of art specialists and experts from international institutions, including Interpol and UNESCO. more...

  • The Execution of Illegal Orders and International Criminal Responsibilityby Hiromi Sato

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 126.87

    The legal consequence of superior orders of defense has long been debated as one of the major problems in international criminal law. This volume provides an overview of the relevant debates at the international level, analyzes the conflicting views, and more. more...

  • International approaches to rapeby Nicole Westmarland; Geetanjali Gangoli

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    By introducing readers to national perspectives of issues relating to rape, the book presents a comparative approach which highlights similarities and differences between countries, contexts, laws, key issues and policies and interventions. more...

  • Justice and Punishmentby Matt Matravers

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 214.99

    This book aims to answer the question: 'why, and by what right,do some people punish others?' With his groundbreaking new theory, the author argues that the justification of punishment must be embedded in a larger political and moral theory. The author uses the problem of punishment to undermine contemporary accounts of justice. more...

  • Dangerous Peopleby Bernadette McSherry; Patrick Keyzer

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Experienced legal academics and mental health professionals explore the current approaches to ?dangerousness? and preventive detention. The defining characteristics of those deemed dangerous by society vary according to culture, place, and time, and the contributors to this text have gathered to analyze the policies and practices related to current... more...

  • Law as Punishment / Law as Regulationby Austin Sarat; Lawrence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    Law depends on various modes of classification. How an act or a person is classified may be crucial in determining the rights obtained, the procedures employed, and what understandings get attached to the act or person. Critiques of law often reveal how arbitrary its classificatory acts are, but no one doubts their power and consequence. This crucial... more...

  • Doctors and Demonstratorsby Drew Halfmann

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 46.00

    Since Roe v. Wade , abortion has continued to be a divisive political issue in the United States. In contrast, it has remained primarily a medical issue in Britain and Canada despite the countries? shared heritage. Doctors and Demonstrators looks beyond simplistic cultural or religious explanations to find out why abortion politics and policies... more...