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  1. Italian Mafias Today

    Italian Mafias Today

    Edited by Felia Allum, Isabella Clough Marinaro, Rocco Sciarrone
    Despite a rapidly changing economic and legal landscape, Italian mafias remain prominent actors in the global criminal underworld. This book provides an extensive and up-to-date view of how they adapt to shifting economic opportunities and intensifying legal and civic backlash. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
    Availability: In Stock
  2. Research Handbook on Law and Courts

    Research Handbook on Law and Courts

    Edited by Susan M. Sterett, Lee D. Walker
    The Research Handbook on Law and Courts provides a systematic analysis of new work on courts as governing institutions. Authors consider how courts have taken on regulating fundamental categories of inclusion and exclusion, including citizenship rights. Courts’ centrality to governance is addressed in sections on judicial processes, sub-national courts, and political accountability, all analyzed in multiple legal/political systems. Other chapters turn to analyzing the worldwide push for diversity in staffing courts. Finally, the digitization of records changes both court processes and studying courts. Authors included in the Handbook discuss theoretical, empirical and methodological approaches to studying courts as governing institutions. They also identify promising areas of future research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
    Availability: Out of Stock
  3. Comparative Capital Punishment

    Comparative Capital Punishment

    Edited by Carol S. Steiker, Jordan M. Steiker
    Comparative Capital Punishment offers a set of in-depth, critical and comparative contributions addressing death practices around the world. Despite the dramatic decline of the death penalty in the last half of the twentieth century, capital punishment remains in force in a substantial number of countries around the globe. This research handbook explores both the forces behind the stunning recent rejection of the death penalty, as well as the changing shape of capital practices where it is retained. The expert contributors address the social, political, economic, and cultural influences on both retention and abolition of the death penalty and consider the distinctive possibilities and pathways to worldwide abolition. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  4. Research Handbook on Transnational Crime

    Research Handbook on Transnational Crime

    Edited by Valsamis Mitsilegas, Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko
    This Research Handbook on Transnational Crime is an interdisciplinary, up-to-date guide to this growing field, written by an international cohort of leading scholars and experts. It covers all the major areas of transnational crime, providing a well-rounded, detailed discussion of each topic, and includes chapters focusing on responses to transnational crime in specific regions. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
    Availability: Not yet published
  5. Law and Society in China

    Law and Society in China

    Vai I. Lo
    Law and Society in China examines the interplay between law and society from imperial to present-day China. This synoptic book traces the developments of law in Chinese societies, investigates the role of law in social governance, and discusses China’s ongoing reforms towards the rule of law with Chinese characteristics. In fostering a comprehensive, rather than piecemeal and disconnected, understanding of the interaction between law and society in China, this book will reduce misconceptions about and enhance appreciation for Chinese law. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
    Availability: Not yet published