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Criminal Law

  • Research Handbook on EU Criminal Lawby Valsamis Mitsilegas; Maria Bergström; Theodore Konstadinides

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    EU criminal law is one of the fastest evolving, but also challenging, policy areas and fields of law. This Handbook provides a comprehensive and advanced analysis of EU criminal law as a structurally and constitutionally unique policy area and field of research. With contributions from leading experts, focusing on their respective fields of research,... more...

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Codeby Barry Wright; Wing-Cheong Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book comprises chapters which examine the general principles... more...

  • Incapacitationby Marius Duker; Marijke Malsch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In many criminal justice systems a new trend towards incapacitation can be witnessed. A ubiquitous want for control seems to have emerged as a consequence of perceived safety risks. This can be seen not only in the mass incarceration of offenders but also in the disqualification of offenders from jobs, in chemical castration in cases of sexual crimes,... more...

  • Dirty Assetsby Colin King; Clive Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. It examines the ?follow-the-money? approach and explores the nature of criminal, civil and regulatory responses... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalizationby David Nelken

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In this exciting and topical collection, leading scholars discuss the implications of globalisation for the fields of comparative criminology and criminal justice. How far does it still make sense to distinguish nation states, for example in comparing prison rates? Is globalisation best treated as an inevitable trend or as an interactive process?... more...

  • Institutional Failuresby Howard M. Wasserman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The authors of this new collection argue that the many features of the now-infamous Duke University men?s lacrosse controversy are best understood in the context of the three major socio-legal institutions in which the drama played out. The legal system, Duke University, and the news media all struggled to respond to and handle the case, tinged as... more...

  • China's Drug Practices and Policiesby Hong Lu; Terance D. Miethe; Bin Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the context of global efforts to control the production, distribution and use of narcotic drugs, China's treatment of the problem provides an important means of understanding the social, political, and economic limits of national and international policies to regulate drug practices. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, China was known... more...

  • Children?s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibilityby Don Cipriani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Children of almost any age can break the law, but at what age should children first face the possibility of criminal responsibility for their alleged crimes? This work is the first global analysis of national minimum ages of criminal responsibility (MACRs), the international legal obligations that surround them, and the principal considerations for... more...

  • Racialized Correctional Governanceby Claire Spivakovsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Racialized Correctional Governance examines problems in the relationship between criminology and racialized issues. It questions current models for discussing issues of race in criminal justice systems and asks why a comprehensive theory of race and criminal justice has yet to develop in the discipline. It takes into account the full nature of problems... more...

  • Internet Child Pornography and the Lawby Yaman Akdeniz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book provides a critical assessment of the problem of internet child pornography and its governance through legal and non-legal means, including a comparative assessment of laws in England and Wales, the United States of America and Canada in recognition that governments have a compelling interest to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation.... more...