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What is Criminology?

What is Criminology?

Mary Bosworth and Carolyn Hoyle (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Criminology is a booming discipline, yet one which can appear divided and fractious. The chapters in this book respond to a series of questions designed to investigate the state, impact, and future ... More

What Is Parenthood?Contemporary Debates about the Family

What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Linda C. McClain and Daniel Cere (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Extraordinary changes in patterns of family life—and family law—have dramatically altered the boundaries of parenthood and opened up numerous questions and debates. What is parenthood and why does it ... More

When Children Kill ChildrenPenal Populism and Political Culture

When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

David A. Green

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This title examines the role of political culture and penal populism in the response to the emotive subject of child-on-child homicide. The book explores the reasons underlying the vastly differing ... More

When Gay People Get MarriedWhat Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding licenses all over California in the first ... More

When Governments Break the LawThe Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussain (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Barack Obama has repeatedly ... More

When Humans Become MigrantsStudy of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

When Humans Become Migrants: Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199667833
eISBN:
9780191748660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667833.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The treatment of migrants is one of the most challenging issues that human rights, as a political philosophy, faces today. It has increasingly become a contentious issue for many governments and ... More

When International Law WorksRealistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Tai-Heng Cheng

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses the current international law debates and transcends them. Responding to influential statements on international law by such scholars as Goldsmith, Posner, O'Connell, and Guzman, ... More

Where Law and Morality Meet

Where Law and Morality Meet

Matthew H. Kramer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546138
eISBN:
9780191705434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546138.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores some of the chief ways in which law and morality are connected, and some of the many respects in which they remain distinct. The book's eight chapters are grouped into three parts. ... More

Who Should We Treat?Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Christopher Newdick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

How should we allocate NHS resources between different patients and treatments? Increasingly, patients are regarded as “consumers” of medical services, and yet demand for medical care exceeds the ... More

Why Law Matters

Why Law Matters

Alon Harel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199643271
eISBN:
9780191747809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643271.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is fashionable among legal theorists to maintain that what makes a legal or a political institution valuable is its ability to decide correctly or justly and what makes a procedure valuable is its ... More

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