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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

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 Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human RightsConflict or Harmony?

When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Stijn Smet and Eva Brems (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book aims to answer key questions surrounding (purported) conflicts of human rights at the European Court of Human Rights. Some of these questions concern the very existence of human rights ... 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

Where Our Protection LiesSeparation of Powers and Constitutional Review

Where Our Protection Lies: Separation of Powers and Constitutional Review

Dimitrios Kyritsis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199672257
eISBN:
9780191751295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this book Dimitrios Kyritsis advances an original account of constitutional review of primary legislation for its compatibility with human rights. Key to it is the value of separation of powers. ... 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

Why Not Torture Terrorists?Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Yuval Ginbar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book addresses a dilemma at the heart of the ‘War on Terror’: Is it ever justifiable to torture terrorists in order to save the lives of innocent civilians in a ‘ticking bomb situation’ (TBS)? ... More

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