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Racial Criminalization of Migrants in the 21st Century

by salvatore palidda

In the course of the last two decades, the number of arrests, imprisonment and detention of aliens and citizens of foreign origin has increased significantly in the West. This volume examines this growing trend...

Rereading Jean-François Lyotard: Essays on His Later Works

by Heidi Bickis & Rob Shields

By focusing on key concepts and themes from his later texts, such as affect, aesthetics, Andre Malraux, St Paul, nihilism, infancy, space and writing, Rereading Jean-François Lyotard: Essays on His Later Works...

Understanding Disability Discrimination Law through Geography

by Fayyaz Vellani

Examining the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in comparison to its counterparts in the USA and Australia, this book focuses on how it is being interpreted and acted upon in the context of higher education,...

Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications

by Bijan Vasigh & Ken Fleming

Here is a comprehensive textbook that applies economic theory to all aspects of the aviation industry. Extensively updated throughout, it features new coverage of macroeconomics for managers, expanded analysis...

Victorian Women and the Economies of Travel, Translation and Culture, 1830-1870

by Judith Johnston

Using the metaphor of the published journey, whether it involves actual travel or translation, Johnston focuses on the relationships of various British women travellers, translators and journalists, mainly with...

Public Policy and Media Organizations

by David Berry & Caroline Kamau

Public policy thinking and implementation is both a process of intellectual thought and rationale for governing. This book examines public policy and the influence news media organizations have in the production...

The Dissolution of Place: Architecture, Identity, and the Body

by Shelton Waldrep

The book examines in detail not only a wide range of architectural phenomena such as theme parks, casinos, specific modernist and postmodernist buildings, but also interrogates architecture in relation to identity,...

Property and Social Resilience in Times of Conflict: Land, Custom and Law in East Timor

by Daniel Fitzpatrick & Andrew McWilliam

This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population displacement and post-conflict state fragility. It considers the relationship between property...

Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications

by Susan A. McDaniel & Zachary Zimmer

Given this variation in the context of global ageing as a backdrop, this edited book focuses on three overarching themes that are among the most critical to understand if societies are to age successfully in...

Transnational Governance: Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation

by Scott Mann & Michael Head

As globalization continues to spread and evolve, so nation-states attempt to govern financialization, tax evasion, corruption, terrorism, civil and military conflicts and environmental dangers, social polarization...

The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction

by Anthony Walsh & Jonathan D. Bolen

The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behaviour from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology...

Most Deserving of Death?: An Analysis of the Supreme Court's Death Penalty Jurisprudence

by Kenneth Williams

This book demonstrates that it is the inconsistent and often incoherent jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court which accounts for a system so lacking in public confidence. Kenneth Williams examines...

Fiduciary Duty and the Atmospheric Trust

by Ken Coghill & Charles Sampford

This volume brings together a range of perspectives including leading international thinkers on questions of fiduciary duty and public trust . It presents a detailed examination of the nature and extent of fiduciary...

The Hidden Order of Corruption: An Institutional Approach

by Donatella della Porta & Alberto Vannucci

This book investigates the hidden order of corruption, looking at the invisible codes and mechanisms that govern and stabilize the links between corrupters and corruptees. When corruption is exposed, unknown...

Regulating Marriage Migration into the UK: A Stranger in the Home

by Helena Wray

Marriage migration is a controversial and problematic issue in the UK as elsewhere in Europe. This timely analysis is a comprehensive examination of the regulation of marriage migration into the UK. With international...

Regulating Family Responsibilities

by Jo Bridgeman & Heather Keating

This collection explores the extent to which changing family norms, arrangements and structures challenge our understandings of the responsibilities which families and family members undertake, and the role...

Crimes Against The State: From Treason to Terrorism

by Michael Head

This book presents a detailed review of the range of what are generally classified as crimes against the state or against the government- rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and...

Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice

by Ralph Henham & Mark Findlay

This collection discusses appropriate methodologies for comparative research and applies this to the issue of trial transformation in the context of achieving justice in post-conflict societies. In developing...

Stories About Science in Law: Literary and Historical Images of Acquired Expertise

by David S. Caudill

The book presents examples of how literary sources can provide a supplement to our understanding of science in law. Challenging the view that law and science are completely different, insofar as the former is...

The Human Rights of Children: From Visions to Implementation

by Antonella Invernizzi & Jane Williams

This volume provides a series of analyses of some of the contemporary debates in relation to the human rights of children, resituating them within visions which informed the text of the United Nations Convention...