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Criminal law as a moral stronghold

Hans Boutellier

in A Criminology of Moral Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyses the position of criminal law in order to understand the dominance of the security discourse. In a morally coherent community, criminal law functions as a last resort — an ... More


Introduction to the issue of rape in China as a developing country

Qihua Ye

in International approaches to rape

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses how rape is one of the most serious crimes in Chinese criminal law. Rape is classed as the sex crime of raping women, but also of forcing young girls to work as prostitutes, ... More


The advance of criminalisation

Ross Fergusson

in "Young people, welfare and crime": Governing non-participation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447307013
eISBN:
9781447311713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307013.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Eight applies Habermas’s analyses to demonstrate how juridification processes in general serve to ameliorate the deleterious effects of the domination of social priorities by ... More


Understanding the impact of colonialism

Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri

in Indigenous Criminology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447321750
eISBN:
9781447321774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321750.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter Three sets out the impact of colonialism on Indigenous peoples relevant to understanding their contemporary contact with the criminal justice system. It discusses the history of settler ... More


Children’s peace? The possibility of protecting children by means of criminal law and family law

Nordborg Gudrun

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter elucidates the changes in the legal positions of women and children within intimate relations in criminal and family law when these relations are charged with sexualised violence. It ... More


Epilogue

Hans Boutellier

in A Criminology of Moral Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. It suggests that morality is at the heart of every interaction, and crime is a disturbance of how a society wants to understand, define, and ... More


Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan

Mei-Hua Chen

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Taiwan, where licensing of some forms of prostitution was replaced in the 1990s by increased criminalisation of some activities associated with prostitution. In particular, it ... More


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