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Life Imprisonment A Global Human Rights Analysis
ISBN: HB: 9780674980662, Harvard University Press, December 2018
428 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps, 7 illus., 7 tables
Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners se...
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£32,00
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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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£15,00
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674982994, Harvard University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 maps
The success of the English colony of Barbados in the seventeenth century, with its lucrative sugar plantations and enslaved African labor, spawned the slave societies of Jamaica in the western Caribbean and South Carolina on the American mainland. Th...
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£28,00
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Rage for Order The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800-1850
ISBN: PB: 9780674986855, ISBN: HB: 9780674737464, Harvard University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
International law burst on the scene as a new field in the late nineteenth century. Where did it come from? "Rage for Order" finds the origins of international law in empires – especially in the British Empire's sprawling efforts to refashion the imp...
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£17,00
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£28,00
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Legal Lessons Popularizing Laws in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1989
ISBN: HB: 9780674983854, Harvard University Press, July 2018
406 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
The popularization of basic legal knowledge is an important and contested technique of state governance in China today. Its roots reach back to the early years of Chinese Communist Party rule. "Legal Lessons" tells the story of how the party-state at...
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£35,00
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Inferno An Anatomy of American Punishment
ISBN: PB: 9780674983939, Harvard University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
America's criminal justice system is broken. The United States punishes at a higher per capita rate than any other country in the world. In the last twenty years, incarceration rates have risen 500 percent. Sentences are harsh, prisons are overcrowde...
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£14,00
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Right of Publicity Privacy Reimagined for a Public World
ISBN: HB: 9780674980983, Harvard University Press, May 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 halftones
Who controls how one's identity is used by others? This legal question, centuries old, demands greater scrutiny in the Internet age. Jennifer Rothman uses the right of publicity – a little-known law, often wielded by celebrities – to answer that ques...
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£28,00
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Blockchain and the Law The Rule of Code
ISBN: HB: 9780674976429, Harvard University Press, May 2018
250 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 graphs
Since Bitcoin appeared in 2009, the digital currency has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for all manner of criminals. It has left nearly everyone without a computer science degree confused: Just how...
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£25,00
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Privacy's Blueprint The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies
ISBN: HB: 9780674976009, Harvard University Press, April 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 halftones, 3 charts
Every day, Internet users interact with technologies designed to undermine their privacy. Social media apps, surveillance technologies, and the Internet of Things are all built in ways that make it hard to guard personal information. And the law says...
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£25,00
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