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Criminal Law

  • The Ten Types of Humanby Dexter Dias

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    This book will introduce you to ten people. In a way, you already know them. Only you don?t ? not really. In a sense, they are you. Only they?re not entirely. They inform and shape the most important decisions in your life. But you?re almost certainly unaware of their intervention. They are the Ten Types of Human. Who are they? What are... more...

  • The Fact of a Bodyby Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.88

    Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working on the retrial defence of death-row convicted murderer and child molester, Ricky Langley, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti death penalty. But the moment Ricky's face flashes on the screen as she reviews old tapes,... more...

  • Transformations of Policingby Alistair Henry; David J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in the arrangements for democratic accountability of... more...

  • Surveillance, Crime and Social Controlby Dean Wilson; Clive Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    Post 9/11 the need for an expansion of surveillance and greater expenditure on surveillance capabilities has been argued for by government and industry to help combat terrorism. This has been coupled with increasing incorporation of surveillance technologies into the routine practice of criminal justice. This important collection draws together key... more...

  • Law, Mind and Brainby Michael Freeman; Oliver R. Goodenough

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    Over the past 20 years, cognitive neuroscience has revolutionized our ability to understand the nature of human thought. Working with the understandings of traditional psychology, the new brain science is transforming many disciplines, from economics to literary theory. These developments are now affecting the law and there is an upsurge of interest... more...

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practiceby Michael Head

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of executive and prerogative powers, emergency legislation, martial... more...

  • Deleuze and Environmental Damageby Mark Halsey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a post-structuralist critique of the problems associated with modernist accounts of environmental harm and regulation. Through a notably detailed micro-political analysis of forest conflict, the author explores the limits of academic commentary on environmental issues and suggests that the traditional variables of political economy,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Offender Decision Makingby Wim Bernasco; Henk Elffers; Jean-Louis van Gelder

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Offender Decision Making provides high-quality reviews of the main paradigms in offender decision-making, such as rational choice theory and dual-process theory. It contains up-to-date reviews of empirical research on decision-making in a wide range of decision types including not only criminal initiation and desistance, but... more...

  • Das Strafrecht des Großherzogtums Hessen im 19. Jahrhundert bis zum Reichsstrafgesetzbuchby Sandra Knaudt

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 91.99

    Die Entwicklung des Strafrechts im Großherzogtum Hessen im 19. Jahrhundert ist vom Zugewinn Rheinhessens geprägt. Eine zentrale Rolle spielt die mögliche Übernahme der französischen Gesetzestexte. Von dem als zu hart empfundenen Strafensystem abgeschreckt, entscheidet man sich nach jahrelangen Diskussionen dagegen und erschafft ein eigenes, von vielen... more...

  • International Criminal Justiceby Gideon Boas; Pascale Chifflet

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book explores crucial themes in international criminal justice. It starts by answering the searching question: what is international criminal justice? The book then considers the role and impact of politics, history, psychology, terrorism, transitioning society, and even the idea of hope, and the relationship of these themes with how we understand... more...