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- 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...
- Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 74.72
Hinter dem noch jungen Sicherheitsinstrument »intelligente Videoüberwachung« verbergen sich Techniken zur Verhaltens-, Gesichts- und Bewegungserkennung. Die Arbeit zeigt, weshalb es sich bei diesen Anwendungen um ein kategoriales Aliud gegenüber der herkömmlichen Videoüberwachung handelt. Da diese innovativen Techniken aus grundrechtlicher Warte neue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00
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...
- 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$ 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 76.00
This revised 2002 edition considers new legislation relating to the death penalty in international law. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 148.00
A critical insight into the negotiating history that led to the adoption of the elements of war crimes. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99
This collection of original essays surveys the evolution of sentencing policies and practices in Western countries over the past twenty-five years. Contributors address plea-bargaining, community service, electronic monitoring, standards of use of incarceration, and legal perspectives on sentencing policy developments, among other topics. Sentencing... more...