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  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transitionby Madoka Futamura; Nadia Bernaz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition", understood as countries that have transitioned or are... more...

  • Founding the American Presidencyby Richard J. Ellis

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 38.99

    At a time when the institution of the presidency seems in a state of almost permanant crisis, it is particularly important to understand what sort of an institution the framers of the Constitution thought they were creating. Founding the American Presidency offers a first-hand view of the minds of the founders by bringing together extensive selections... more...

  • Provocation and Negotiation.by Gesche Ipsen; Timothy Mathews; Dragana Obradovic

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 76.95

    This collection of essays takes on two of the most pressing questions that face the discipline of Comparative Literature today: ?Why compare?? and ?Where do we go from here??. At a difficult economic time, when universities all over the world once again have to justify the social as well as academic value of their work, it is crucial that we consider... more...

  • Bribery and Corruption Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners and Tax Auditorsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    This Handbook is designed to raise the awareness of tax examiners and auditors of issues concerning bribery and other forms of corruption. It provides guidance on how to recognise indicators of possible bribery or corruption in the course of regular tax examinations and audits. more...

  • Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policyby Arie Freiberg; Karen Gelb

    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...

  • The Criminal Spectre in Law, Literature and Aestheticsby Peter J. Hutchings

    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...

  • Münchener Beiträge zur Papyrusforschung Heft 108: Gewalt und Kriminalität in der Spätantikeby Jens-Uwe Krause

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 74.38

    Die interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Arbeit, die sowohl für den Alt- wie den Rechtshistoriker von allergrößtem Interesse ist, setzt in der umfassenden Sichtung und Analyse unterschiedlichster Quellengattungen (juristische Texte, christliche Literatur, literarische Quellen, Papyri) Maßstäbe. Während in der althistorischen Forschung bislang vor allem nach... more...

  • Crimes Against Humanityby Adam Jones

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Murder, extermination, enslavement, ethnic cleansing, rape, and torture: when carried out in a widespread or systematic way, these constitute ‘crimes against humanity?. And the international community still has a long way to go to eradicate them. In examples ranging from the genocide in Darfur and Rwanda, to the sex trade of Eastern Europe, to... more...

  • The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebookby Samantha Ward; Corinne Cooper

    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...

  • Internet Child Pornography and the Lawby Yaman Akdeniz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    Critically assessing the problem of internet child pornography and its governance, this book investigates how effective implementation, enforcement and harmonization of laws could substantially help to reduce the availability and dissemination of child pornography on the Internet. more...