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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    constituted by actions institutions policies and discourses whose boundaries shift According to this writer crime and the cultural and symbolic significance carried by law and criminal justice is an integral aspect of the criminal question The criminal question draws attention to the specific location and constitution of a given field of forces and the themes issues dilemmas and debates that compose it At the same time it enables connections to be made between these embedded realities and the wider conceivably global contours of influence and flows of power with which it connects This in turn raises many questions How far do the responses to crime and punishment internationally flow from and owe their contemporary shape to the cultural and economic transformations now widely known as globalisation How can something that is in significant ways embedded situated and locally produced also travel What is not in doubt is that it does travel and travel with serious consequences The international circulation of discourses and practices has become a pressing issue for scholars who try to understand their operation in their own particular cultural contexts This collection of essays seeks a constructive comparative view of these tendencies to convergence and divergence Dario Melossi

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781849460774 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    it as an area constituted by actions institutions policies and discourses whose boundaries shift According to this writer crime and the cultural and symbolic significance carried by law and criminal justice is an integral aspect of the criminal question The criminal question draws attention to the specific location and constitution of a given field of forces and the themes issues dilemmas and debates that compose it At the same time it enables connections to be made between these embedded realities and the wider conceivably global contours of influence and flows of power with which it connects This in turn raises many questions How far do the responses to crime and punishment internationally flow from and owe their contemporary shape to the cultural and economic transformations now widely known as globalisation How can something that is in significant ways embedded situated and locally produced also travel What is not in doubt is that it does travel and travel with serious consequences The international circulation of discourses and practices has become a pressing issue for scholars who try to understand their operation in their own particular cultural contexts This collection of essays seeks a constructive comparative view of these tendencies to convergence

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781849460767 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    In so doing many states have sought to reduce labour standards and to diminish the influence of trade unions as the advocates of such standards One response to this development both nationally and internationally has been to emphasise that workers rights are fundamental human rights This collection of essays examines whether this is an appropriate or effective strategy The book begins by considering the translation of human rights discourse into labour standards namely how theory might be put into practice The remainder of the book tests hypotheses posited in the first chapter and is divided into three parts The first part investigates through a number of national case studies how in practice workers rights are treated as human rights in the domestic legal context These ten chapters cover African American Asian European and Pacific countries The second part consists of essays which analyse the operation of regional or international systems for human rights promotion and their particular relevance to the treatment of workers rights as human rights The final part consists of chapters which explore regulatory alternatives to the traditional use of human rights law The book concludes by considering the merits of various regulatory approaches Colin Fenwick is an

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841139999 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    states have sought to reduce labour standards and to diminish the influence of trade unions as the advocates of such standards One response to this development both nationally and internationally has been to emphasise that workers rights are fundamental human rights This collection of essays examines whether this is an appropriate or effective strategy The book begins by considering the translation of human rights discourse into labour standards namely how theory might be put into practice The remainder of the book tests hypotheses posited in the first chapter and is divided into three parts The first part investigates through a number of national case studies how in practice workers rights are treated as human rights in the domestic legal context These ten chapters cover African American Asian European and Pacific countries The second part consists of essays which analyse the operation of regional or international systems for human rights promotion and their particular relevance to the treatment of workers rights as human rights The final part consists of chapters which explore regulatory alternatives to the traditional use of human rights law The book concludes by considering the merits of various regulatory approaches Colin Fenwick is an Associate Professor and a

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841139982 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    in the development of welfare states historically The contributors are leading feminist socio legal scholars from a range of disciplines in Canada the United States and Israel Collectively their analyses of women law and poverty speak to long standing and ongoing feminist concerns the importance of historically informed research the relevance of women s agency and resistance to the experience of inequality and injustice the specificity of the experience of poor women and poor mothers the implications of changes to social policy and the possibilities for social change Such analyses are particularly timely as the devastation of neo liberalism becomes increasingly obvious The current world crisis of capitalism is a defining moment for liberal states a global catastrophe that concomitantly creates a window of opportunity for critical scholars and activists to reframe debates about social welfare work and equality and to reinsert the discourse of social justice into the public consciousness and political agendae of liberal democracies Shelley AM Gavigan BA LLB Sask MA Toronto LLM Osgoode York SJD Toronto is Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto Canada and a member of the Bars of Saskatchewan and Ontario Dorothy E Chunn MA PhD Toronto is Professor

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841133157 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    reformers welfare workers and welfare recipients in the development of welfare states historically The contributors are leading feminist socio legal scholars from a range of disciplines in Canada the United States and Israel Collectively their analyses of women law and poverty speak to long standing and ongoing feminist concerns the importance of historically informed research the relevance of women s agency and resistance to the experience of inequality and injustice the specificity of the experience of poor women and poor mothers the implications of changes to social policy and the possibilities for social change Such analyses are particularly timely as the devastation of neo liberalism becomes increasingly obvious The current world crisis of capitalism is a defining moment for liberal states a global catastrophe that concomitantly creates a window of opportunity for critical scholars and activists to reframe debates about social welfare work and equality and to reinsert the discourse of social justice into the public consciousness and political agendae of liberal democracies Shelley AM Gavigan BA LLB Sask MA Toronto LLM Osgoode York SJD Toronto is Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto Canada and a member of the Bars of Saskatchewan and Ontario Dorothy E

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841133140 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    a particular focus on the UK s position but also with reference to the international context Looting happens routinely and many countries have rich deposits of cultural material Antiquities are highly collectable and there are several prominent international centres for trade As well as the legitimate face of the antiquities trade there therefore exists an international illicit market in which cultural objects are trafficked for profit in breach of national laws and international conventions It is within such a complex international and local regulatory context that the essays presented here emerge focusing upon three areas in particular the demand for looted antiquities the supply of cultural artefacts which originate in source countries and regulation of the international market in antiquities Criminology has long been interested in transnational crime and its regulation Archaeologists concerns lie in the destructive consequences of antiquities looting which erases our knowledge of the past In the papers presented here both disciplines present new data and analysis to forge a more coherent understanding of the nature and failings of the regulatory framework currently in place to combat the criminal market in antiquities Penny Green is Professor of Law and Criminology Head of Research and Director of the

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841139920 (2016-02-13)
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  • Hart Publishing, Oxford - Good books for lawyers
    original essays written by internationally renowned scholars investigating emerging patterns in the shape and form of the legal regulation of domestic relations Taking as a focus the theme of caring and sharing the collection includes chapters which reflect on the changing contours of what we think of as domestic relations the impact which legal recognition carries in making visible some relationships rather than others the potential for normative values carried within patterns of legal recognition and regulation intersections between private law and public policy the role of private law in the allocation of responsibility and privilege the differential impact of seemingly progressive policies on economically vulnerable or socially marginal groupings tensions between family law models and models carried within other fields of private law and unusually architectures in law and the built environment designed to facilitate broader accounts of domestic relationships This thoughtful provocative and wide ranging collection will be a must for anyone whatever their discipline background interested in the insights and potential offered by a fresh engagement with the complexity of domestic relations and the law Authors Anne Barlow Anne Bottomley Susan Boyd and Cindy Baldassi Alison Diduck Susan Scott Hunt Nan Seuffert Carol Smart Simone Wong and

    Original URL path: http://www.hartpublishing.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841139043 (2016-02-13)
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