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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Strafjustiz für Nicht-Juristenby Albrecht Lüthke; Ingo Müller

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 13.43

    Der vollständig aktualisierte Ratgeber ermöglicht einen schnellen Zugriff auf die wichtigsten Akteure, verfahrensrelevante Themen und mögliche Strafen der Strafjustiz. Damit sollen u.a. Schöffen auf das staatspolitisch bedeutende Amt vorbereitet werden. Das Buch vermittelt aber auch dem Laien in einer für ihn verständlichen Form die Grundlagen des... more...

  • Encountering Genocide: Personal Accounts from Victims, Perpetrators, and Witnessesby Paul Bartrop

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    From the atrocities of the Holocaust to the ongoing horrors in Darfur, genocide has been a gruesome and all-too-prominent fixture of modern history. There is no better way to examine and understand these events than through the accounts of those involved. This unique collection of primary sources features 50 documents, some of which have never before... more...

  • Crimes Against Humanityby Adam Jones

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • Trafficking in Human Beingsby Ana Isabel Pérez Cepeda; Demelsa Benito Sánchez

    Europa Law Publishing 2014; US$ 58.00

    This book provides a comparative analysis of legal documents on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings. more...

  • Hate Speech Lawby Alex Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Hate speech law can be found throughout the world. But it is also the subject of numerous principled arguments, both for and against. These principles invoke a host of morally relevant features (e.g., liberty, health, autonomy, security, non-subordination, the absence of oppression, human dignity, the discovery of truth, the acquisition of knowledge,... more...

  • Pirates, Prisoners, and Lepersby Paul H Robinson; Sarah M. Robinson

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.01

    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...

  • Kunstraub in Krieg und Verfolgungby Hannes Hartung

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    Im Zuge des Zweiten Weltkriegs, der NS-Verfolgung der Juden im Deutschen Reich und während der Besatzungszeit fand ein Kunstraub in einem bisher nicht gekannten Ausmaß statt. Die vorwiegend völkerrechtliche Debatte um die Rückführung der Beutekunst aus der Russischen Föderation und seinen Nachbarstaaten nach Deutschland ist bis heute... more...

  • MfS-Straftatenby Roland Schissau; Petra Schäfter

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    Die mehrbändige Dokumentation präsentiert der deutschen Öffentlichkeit erstmals ein umfassendes Bild der strafrechtlichen Verfolgung von DDR-Unrecht. Festgehalten werden nicht nur Art und Umfang der Justizaktivitäten und die Entwicklung der Rechtsprechung, sondern auch zeitgeschichtlich bedeutsame Sachverhalte. Damit ermöglicht die Dokumentation... more...