Adversarial Case-Making

An Ethnography of English Crown Court Procedure

Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

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€121,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004187269
E-ISBN: 
9789004187504
Publication Date: 
September 2010
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xlii, 283 pp. (12 illustrations)
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ISSN: 
0074-8684
Volume: 
116

Gerda Sengers

Drawing upon her anthropological fieldwork in various poor neighbourhoods in Cairo, the author shows the resilience of poor women in the face of poverty. Beliefs about demons that invade the body and thereby cause illness derive from ‘formal’ as well as ‘popular’ Islam. Affected women find relief...
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Volume: 
86
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004127715
Publication date: 
November 2002
€78,00
$95.00

Edited by Mattei Dogan, National Center of Scientific Research, Paris

This book, prepared under the auspices of the IPSA Research Committee on Political Elites, focuses on the interpenetration between various types of elites. The contributions to this book reveal contrasting patterns of recruitment and selection in terms of career paths, visibility, influence, and...
Series: 
Volume: 
85
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004128088
Publication date: 
March 2003
€67,00
$81.00

Rosemary van den Berg

This publication provides an invaluable insight into the cultural upheaval of the Nyoongar people of Australia after British colonisation and how they have lived with racism and are now trying to adapt to the multicultural policies formulated for all Australians.
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Volume: 
84
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004124783
Publication date: 
February 2002
€78,00
$95.00

Edited by Maghan Keita, Villanova University, PA, U.S.A.

The authors invite and incite the reader to a much closer and nuanced reading of Africa and its history, and the way in which that history, over time and space allows for a re-conceptualization of Africa’s role and place in the world.
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Volume: 
83
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004124202
Publication date: 
March 2002
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Jamil Jreisat, University of South Florida

Governance is not a topic that easily lends itself to neat and precise definitions. Although concepts and practices of governance are profoundly under-specified, they are frequently associated with three dimensions: how and why governments are structured, what processes they employ in governing,...
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Volume: 
82
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004122475
Publication date: 
March 2002
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Stephen N. Ndegwa, William and Mary, Williamsburg VA

The democratic experiment in Africa has had a checkered history over the past ten years. Analysts of this proces tend to focus on the political and legal space instead of including broader issues such as norms, generational change and class. Past experience from Botswana, South-Africa, Ghana,...
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004122444
Publication date: 
October 2002
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Gregory J. Howard, Western Michigan University and Graeme Newman, State University of New York, Albany

This book represents a variety of approaches making comparisons. The emphasis is on creative methods, challenging theory and unusual subject matter. Topics range from Micro-Macro Criminology to Police Strength and from Women Police to Crime Prevention Policies in the UK and the US.
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Volume: 
80
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004122451
Publication date: 
May 2001
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Richard L. Harris, California State University Moterey Bay, Seaside, CA and Melinda J. Seid, California State University Sacramento, CA

This book gives a critique of the contemporary global capitalist system and the adverse consequences suffered by the developing countries as a result of their 'integration' into this system. The current neoliberal paradigm of capitalist development as the only or the best alternative for the...
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Volume: 
79
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004118508
Publication date: 
June 2001
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Wells College, Aurora, NY

Most people believe that gradual reforms are better than revolutions. But developing countries are experiencing tension by the spread of communication technology and global liberalization of the market. Scholars from different countries examine the reforms, the tensions, and the needs.
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Volume: 
78
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004118478
Publication date: 
June 2000
€67,00
$81.00

Edited by Wei-chin Lee, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

This book examines the issues of democratic transition, political imprisonment and the political economy in Taiwan.
Series: 
Volume: 
77
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004118492
Publication date: 
November 2002
€67,00
$81.00

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